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Claffey, Joan M.; And Others – 1981
Designed to identify the information and knowledge resource needs of persons working in the area of women in development (WID), this study analyzed inquiries directed to the Non-Formal Education (NFE) Information Center to determine the nature and frequency of requests and the variables that distinguish kinds of WID interests and resource needs.…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Resources, Females
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Inst. for International Studies in Education. – 1981
This collection of core bibliographies, which expands on an initial bibliography published in 1979 of the core resources housed in the Non-Formal Education Information Center at Michigan State University, comprises a basic stock of materials on nonformal education and women in development that have been contributed by development planners,…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Resources, Females
Claffey, Joan M.; Pigozzi, Mary Joy – 1981
This report describes the clearinghouse activities of the Non-Formal Education (NFE) Information Center through August 1980 and details efforts, during the projects' second and third biannual periods, to strengthen the capacity of select NFE resource centers in Africa, Aisa, and Latin America. The report first addresses the continued operation of…
Descriptors: Clearinghouses, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Resources
Saraf, S. N. – 1980
In reviewing and analyzing the World Bank's "Education Sector Policy Paper" of April 1980, the author concentrates, first, on the report's description of worldwide issues and trends in educational development and, second, on the report's assessment of past and future World Bank lending for educational programs. The discussion of…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Development, Educational Finance
Tanguiane, S. – 1979
The USSR's success in educational development suggests that its experience may be helpful to developing nations. The USSR has, since the 1917 revolution, eradicated illiteracy and constructed a universal education system. Among the factors that made this possible are the use of educational planning based on broad development policies; the…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Educational Development, Educational Planning, Educational Policy
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. – 1987
The final report of a conference concerning adult basic education de Adultos en el Marco de la REDALF del related to innovative projects in adult education in nine countries. A wide spectrum of issues related to adult basic education, curriculum, methodology, evaluation, and research are analyzed in the context of educational planning. Among the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development
Adamski, Wladyslaw W.
Major concerns of educators and government officials in Europe regarding the post-compulsory school system are explored. The document is presented in five chapters. Chapter I discusses problems of access to education, the transition of school leavers to employment, and employment problems of school dropouts. Chapter II investigates objectives of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Continuing Education, Educational Development
Etaix, Mireille; Lenglet, Frans – 1977
This report presents the results of two surveys conducted in January and April 1977 in the Ivory Coast to assess the impact of the "Tele Pour Tous" programs on rural audiences in terms of awareness, learning, and action. Descriptions of the socio-economic characteristics of the audience and their viewing patterns were sought, and…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Community Attitudes, Developing Nations, Educational Development
Seya, Pierre Thizier; Yao, Faustin Kouadjo – 1977
The two surveys described in this report were conducted for the Out of School Television (OSTV) unit in order to learn more about the context in which its series of weekly programs for rural adults (Tele Pour Tous or Television for Everybody--TVE) operates, and to study audience reactions to a specific series. Individual interviews with selected…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Broadcast Television, Community Attitudes
Miller, Harry G.; Lee, Hyon Chong – 1980
Adult and continuing education in Korea is associated with a national emphasis on social education in nonformal settings outside traditional elementary and secondary systems. During the last decades, achievements have included growth in the variety of programs, national attention to the necessity of adult and continuing education, and expansion of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Citizenship Education, Community Education
Kinsey, David C., Ed.; Bing, John W., Ed. – 1978
The document describes a rural nonformal education field service grant project in Koforidua, Ghana, carried out by the University of Massachusetts' Center of International Education in collaboration with the University of Ghana's Institute of Adult Education and the People's Education Association of Ghana. The project was designed to increase the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Involvement, Developing Nations, Educational Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1979
This report contains a review of the Asian Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID), a cooperative program of 18 member states in Asia and Oceania. The review was conducted by the Sixth Regional Consultation Meeting, held at Bangalore, India, from April 22 to 30, 1979. The report is comprised of four parts. Part I contains a…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Innovation
Tunsiri, Vichai – 1978
The Unesco report, one in a series, examines education in Thailand. It studies the general framework of information systems within the Ministry of Education, assesses the availability and use of information for decision making in planning and curriculum development and identifies the problems concerning the information system. There are four…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Developing Nations
Miller, Harry G.; Torricelli, James – 1978
To develop background for examining the past, present, and future of adult education in Thailand, the author initially sketches an economic and geographic profile of the country. In the second of five sections, Thailand's adult education movement is traced by examining the influences of kings, the Buddhist religion, various governments, and the…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Educational Development
Nemeth, Edward J. – 1977
An overview of the basic system of education in Peru is presented. Despite various achievements in education, Peruvian authorities in recent years generally have not considered educational progress sufficient to meet the social and economic needs of their society. As a result, two educational structures are presently operating in Peru. The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Administration
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