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Neff, Kenneth L., Ed.
An international conference and a workshop on nonformal education were held on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan, on April 24-May 3, 1974. The objective was to explore new strategies for developing nonformal education in order to more effectively meet the educational needs of developing nations. This is a report of…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Conference Reports, Developing Nations, Educational Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1976
The final report of a UNESCO meeting of experts on the content of education in the perspective of life-long education, held October 20-5, 1975, in Paris, is presented. Educators and researchers from around the world attended, as well as various UNESCO affiliated directors. A working paper was placed before the meeting which covered the following…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Change Strategies, Community Education
Case, Harry L.; Niehoff, Richard O. – 1975
The monograph provides background information, questions and comments about current trends in development theory and practice and their impact on education. It is offered as a framework for consideration by policy makers, planners, and administrators in developing countries and in aid-giving agencies who are concerned with policies and programs to…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Agencies, Bibliographies, Developing Nations
Valley, John R. – 1973
In analyzing past and present conditions of external degree programs, it is apparent there is emerging support for lifelong learning. There has been an increase of American interest in the external degree program, particularly during 1970. There are five external degree-related developments which contribute to increasing lifelong learning…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Conventional Instruction, Educational Change, Educational Development
Sanders, Donald P. – 1974
An introduction to a symposium on the development of adolescent schooling is followed by one of several presentations concerning current thinking about the problems involved in developing experimenting schools. The paper elaborates the basic propositions about modernization, the process of school reform seen as a process of social learning, and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Educational Development
Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC. – 1973
The central role of education in national development, clearly recognized by developing countries and by development assistance agencies, is to decide what kinds of education should be provided for which people and at what costs, and to help attain objectives of national development. The collateral issue of deciding how the resources of the Agency…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Development
United Nations Economic and Social Council, New York, NY. – 1973
This interim report, commissioned by UNICEF, emphasizes the value of nonformal educational programs to educationally deprived rural children and youth in developing countries. The first set of basic findings and recommendations arising from this extensive international research study is presented. Organized into five chapters, the text includes…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Childhood Needs, Citations (References), Comparative Education
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Inst. for International Studies in Education. – 1972
General conclusions regarding the uses of education in the development process reached by the investigators involved in the Michigan State Project in Non-Formal Education are reported and the rationale behind these conclusions is discussed. These broad questions being explored by investigators are noted: Historical Perspectives; Categories and…
Descriptors: Action Research, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Environment
Brembeck, Cole S. – 1972
The goal of educational strategy is to determine the kinds of behavior which are desired and to create those educational environments which most clearly support and encourage this behavior. This paper is an inquiry into the nature of formal and non-formal learning. The structural characteristics of each kind of educational environment are examined…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Environment, Educational Needs
Ahmed, Manzoor – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1983
Discussed is the role of nonformal education in relation to six concerns in educational development faced by developing nations: (1) universalization of primary education, (2) post-primary educational opportunities, (3) early childhood care and education, (4) relevance of school experience, (5) efficient use of scarce resources, and (6)…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Early Childhood Education, Economic Development
King, Kenneth – Prospects, 1976
In terms of nonformal education in developing countries, the author examines (1) the notion of a basic educational package, relevant to the needs of the poorest rural areas, (2) the potential of alternative indigenous educational systems, and (3) possible interactions between nonformal education and the ordinary school system. (Author/AV)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Needs, Educational Planning
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Evans, David R. – Comparative Education Review, 1976
Focuses on the relationship between communications technology and the human organizational setting within which it is used. Suggests that program effectiveness is determined more on the basis of how much learner involvement and control exists than on the delivery of a predetermined set of centrally prepared messages to learners. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Educational Development, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology
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Koshy, T. A. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1977
The importance of nonformal education in integrated rural development is examined in light of the differences between formal, informal, and nonformal education, with the conclusion that the objectives of nonformal education and their relationship to the rural poor support the argument for a curriculum for nonformal education in the arena. (LAS)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Development, Educational Methods
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Colclough, Christopher – Convergence, 1976
Argues that basic education programs operated as separate systems from existing formal education programs in developing nations will not produce the expected results of rural education at reduced unit costs. (WL)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Strategies
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Pattanayak, D. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1975
Adult educators, in non-formal, open university educational systems, must develop strategies for meeting the communication needs of a multilingual, educationally disadvantaged population, thus enabling language to be the vehicle for educational development. (LH)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Needs
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