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Miller, Michael T.; Casebeer, Arthur L. – 1991
At all levels in the Kingdom of Thailand, education has played various roles in the country's war on illiteracy. A strong commitment by the Thai government combined with a social value structure which has supported the concept of education has helped the people of Thailand achieve a near 90% literacy rate. To provide a model for similar countries…
Descriptors: Centralization, Cultural Influences, Developing Nations, Educational Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1983
The report of the Eighth Regional Consultation Meeting on the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) reviews APEID's activities for 1981-82 and proposed third-cycle program (1982-86), and includes group reports on universalization of primary education, promotion of scientific and technological creativity, and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agricultural Education, Developing Nations, Distance Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Asian Centre for Educational Innovation for Development. – 1982
The five studies on education for rural development are directed to teachers, administrators, and others concerned with education in rural areas in their efforts to raise the social and economic status of the rural poor. The Indian study discusses the problem of wastage at the primary school level (with specific reference to Tamil Nadu), and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agency Cooperation, Community Education, Community Involvement
Barnhardt, Ray, Ed. – 1982
A collection of 15 articles on cross-cultural issues in Alaskan education addresses educational policy issues, educational development issues, community/school issues, and teaching/learning issues. The one theme that permeates all of the articles is the value of participation by community members in all levels of the education of their children.…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Administrator Attitudes, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education
ASPBAE Courier Service, 1982
This journal contains a series of articles dealing with the theme of development in Asia and rural Indonesia. Included in the journal are the following articles: "Nonformal Education in Rural Areas of Developing Countries," by members of the Rural Project Team from the Centre for Continuing Education at Australian National University;…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Continuing Education, Developing Nations
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1981
The objective of this Congress was to consider the role science and technology is called upon to play in national development and its relevance to specific needs of member states, particularly with respect to endogenous development. The first section focuses on the role of science and technology education (STE) in national development, discussing:…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Development, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
Sharma, Motilal – 1986
The role of education in development is discussed in this paper as one of a number of issues in education in developing countries, including recent changes in population and technology that render traditional methods of imparting instruction inadequate. The concept of distance education is presented with reference to specific applications in Asia…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Development, Disadvantaged, Distance Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1986
Papers designed to help build multidisciplinary training networks for rural development are collected in this document, an outgrowth of a regional training workshop attended by participants from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Thailand, and India. The six papers deal with the objectives of the workshop which were to:…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Community Development, Cooperative Programs, Developing Nations
Amadio, Massimo, Comp.; And Others – 1987
Global society is polarized between the modern capitalist sector and the marginal sector, which is composed of indigenous, poor, and ethnic, tribal people. The problems of education for groups in Latin America, key issues in planning to meet their needs, and strategies to resolve them, are the focus of this publication. Nine papers provide a…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Demography, Developing Nations
Berstecher, D., Ed.; And Others – 1985
This book is the final outcome of a research project begun in 1981 by the International Institute for Educational Planning under the title, "Planning and Management of Formal and Nonformal Education within Integrated Rural Development Projects." Part 1 reports the concluding 1984 Nepal seminar to pinpoint the real role of education as a…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Case Studies, Developing Nations, Developmental Programs
Romero, Patricia, Comp.; Sanchez, James Joseph, Comp. – 1985
Intended as an introduction to the use of educational media in the less developed countries (LDCs), this bibliography provides an overview of materials available in government documents collections. The 49 documents listed are derived principally from the Agency for International Development (AID), with two documents having been included from…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communications Satellites, Developing Nations, Educational Change
Sanchez, James Joseph, Comp.; Romero, Patricia, Comp. – 1985
Intended as an introduction to the use of educational media in the Less Developed Countries (LDCs), this bibliography provides an overview of materials available in government documents collections. The 33 documents listed are derived principally from the Agency for International Development (AID), with 2 documents having been included from the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communications Satellites, Developing Nations, Educational Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1984
The report of the Ninth Regional Consultation Meeting on the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) reviews activities and progress for 1982-83 in eight program areas: (1) universalization of education (access to education at first level by both formal and nonformal means), (2) promotion of scientific and technological…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Agricultural Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1981
The Seventh Regional Consultation Meeting on the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) was devoted to a tripartite review of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) component of APEID. APEID had undertaken four development themes in its second cycle: universalization of education at early school levels and…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Innovation, Equal Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1981
The Seventh Regional Consultation Meeting on the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) proposed this detailed Work Plan for the project's third cycle (1982-1986). Each of the eight programme areas is defined and then addressed in the following categories: development objectives; immediate objectives; and lists of…
Descriptors: Career Education, Creativity, Developing Nations, Educational Development
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