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Paulston, Rolland G.; LeRoy, Gregory – Teachers College Record, 1975
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Developmental Programs, Educational Development, Educational Objectives
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Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
This issue presents some excerpts from the Commonwealth Conference on Non-Formal Education for Development, held in New Delhi, India, January 22-February 2, 1979, concerning the concept and tasks of nonformal education. Includes a few observations and recommendations from each of the Conference's 12 committees. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Conference Reports, Coordination, Developing Nations
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Naik, J. P. – Indian Journal of Adult Education, 1979
Discusses the three channels for education in developing countries: schools, or the formal education system; modern nonformal education through mass media and government programs; and the traditional incidental education serving most of the people. Suggests reforms in all channels to emphasize adult and continuing education. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Strategies, Developing Nations, Educational Change
Djiwandono, Bianti – Journal of the International Association of Pupil Personnel Workers, 1979
Central governments must recognize the need for decentralization of development efforts, to plan programs specific to the needs and conditions of each target population. Development programs are characterized by program overlap because of diversity of sponsorship. A possible mechanism is a training and development center at the subnational level.…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Blunt, Adrian – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1988
Differentiates between education and learning, describes the emergence of nonformal and lifelong education, traces shifts in the conceptual framework of educational development, links learning and development, and discusses current thinking about lifelong learning and development. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Economic Development, Educational Development
Lourie, Sylvain – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Education, 1984
Three topics were discussed at the October 1983 meeting of the International Institute for Educational Planning: (1) the relationship between education and science and technology, (2) educational planning with regard to both formal and nonformal education, and (3) links between educational planning and decision making and educational databases.…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Databases, Decision Making, Educational Cooperation
Shapek, Raymond A. – Notre Dame Journal of Education, 1973
Nontraditional studies and external degree programs form part of the slow response of the university system to integrate relevance with new continuing education programs. (KM)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories
Prospects, 1973
The rationale underlying the emphasis of current UNESCO programs on renovation and reorientation of formal and nonformal systems of education in rural areas introduces a series of papers which emphasize the need for coordinated, long-term planning for rural development. (SM)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Change, Educational Development
Educational Documentation and Information, 1972
The factors contributing to the need for educational change in the direction of lifelong learning are discussed: global phenomena (economic change and demographic trends); scientific and technological developments (obsolescence of knowledge, development of human sciences, the application of technological progress to education); and social dynamics…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Development, Educational Needs, Educational Policy
Educational Documentation and Information, 1972
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Development
Educational Documentation and Information, 1972
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bibliographies, Educational Development, Educational Research
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Miller, Ralph M. – Canadian and International Education, 1972
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Development
Jolis, Cilla Ungerth, Ed. – EFA 2000 Bulletin, 1994
This bulletin provides news on the follow-up to the World Conference on Education for All (Jomtien, Thailand, 1990) at which 155 countries pledged to provide education for all children and adults and massively reduce illiteracy before the year 2000. This bulletin focuses on the September 1994 Cairo (Egypt) Population Conference and the issues of…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Development
Legaspi, Perla E. – 1997
The delivery of literacy services by state universities in the Philippines is embedded in their academic functions of instruction/teaching, research and development, consultancy, and extension services. To reach a larger clientele and democratize access to education, the University of the Philippines (UP) has established the Open University. The…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Community Development, Cooperative Programs
Wagner, Daniel A. – 1998
Available evidence suggests that Islamic (or Quranic) schools, as the primary contemporary example of indigenous schooling, have made major changes in various countries where they remain active. These include changes in the nature of instruction, style of teaching, and teacher corps. In general, these changes have been made in response to social…
Descriptors: Community Control, Community Development, Community Schools, Economic Development
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