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United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1976
A regional seminar conducted to consider the concept of lifelong education and its implications for curriculum with particular reference to basic learning needs is described in this report. Topics discussed at the seminar, held in two plenary sessions devoted to exchanging views on the concept of lifelong education in the context of conditions in…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Development
Gillette, Arthur Lavery – 1977
This book presents a lengthy case study of education in Tanzania that examines 1) the emerging relationships between formal and nonformal education in Tanzania, 2) the models of socioeconomic development reflected in the relationships between formal and nonformal education, and 3) the evolution of the Tanzanian revolution as reflected by the…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Case Studies, Developing Nations, Economic Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1977
The report on education in Bangladesh summarizes educational trends since 1971 and objectives of the first five year plan (1973-78). Population growth and illiteracy are the two major national problems. During the liberation war many students left schools to join the army, and most school buildings were either demolished or closed down. Thus,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Administration
Nathalang, Ekavidya; And Others – 1974
Nonformal education in the SEAMEO (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization) Region was studied to gather information on significant ongoing programs/projects in nonformal education and to identify problems as well as potentials of the broad spectrum of nonformal education activites in the region (SEAMEO countries are Indonesia, Khmer…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Agricultural Education
La Belle, Thomas J. – 1976
The book explores why nonformal education programs in Latin America fail to promote and influence desired social change. Nonformal education includes community involvement and technical training in schools after school hours, adult basic education, extension courses relating to agriculture, health, and community enterprises. The book contains…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Comparative Education
Haque, M. – 1975
As a land of extreme rural poverty and illiteracy, Bangladesh needs to consciously promote, develop, and support local institutions and participatory leadership, involving local people in the planning, development, and implementation of developmental policies. Begun in 1959, the Comilla experiment constitutes the rationale for institutional…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Foreign Countries
Hoque, Naseem
Using certain criteria, 4 out of 35 voluntary and nongovernmental organizations in Bangladesh, which were engaged in nonformal education among economically disadvantaged women, were selected and surveyed to identify and document their nonformal activities. Data were generated through field visits, personal interviews, observations, and examination…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Case Studies, Disadvantaged
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1976
A report on the educational system of Iran along with reviews and reports of recent documents selected from the collection of the Unesco Regional Office for Education in Asia comprise this document. The article on the new Iranian educational system describes changes at the secondary level as a result of rapid socioeconomic development and new…
Descriptors: Asian Studies, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Change
Gunter, Jonathan Forrest – 1975
This study develops guidelines for the use of television in nonformal education in developing countries. Its recommendations are based on analysis of three cases of television usage: in the formal educational system in El Salvador, community development in village Alaska, and in nonformal education for parenthood in Bogota, Colombia. A selective…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Programs, Developing Nations, Educational Development
Dobson-Ingram, John R. A. – 1975
An evolutionary step in Mexico's nonformal educational development, the Federal Education Law of 1973 was ratified by the President in December 1973. This law covers the purpose of education in Mexico, the national system of education, distribution of responsibilities for education, programs of study, rights and obligations of institutions,…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Educational Development, Educational Legislation, Educational Principles
Etling, Arlen Wayne – 1975
This study identifies important skills, knowledge areas, and attitudes of effective facilitators of nonformal education in community-based learning groups in Ecuador. A facilitator is an uncertified, nonprofessional educator who develops and maintains village learning groups outside the formal schooling system. Chapter one discusses the…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Community Leaders, Comparative Education, Developing Nations
Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC. Office of Education and Human Resources. – 1974
This paper elaborates on the Agency for International Development's (AID) new strategies for educational assistance to developing nations, with special reference to available, centrally funded technical assistance resources and the means for procuring them. Section one provides a brief introduction and lists the kinds of resources available and…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Economics
Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. Center for International Education. – 1975
This document summarizes the experiences and results of four years (1972-1975) of work in nonformal education in Ecuador. The project grew out of informal discussions in 1970 between several members of the Center for International Education at the University of Massachusetts and a group of Ecuadoreans and Americans in the USAID mission in Quito.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development
Lyons, Raymond, Ed.; Poignant, Raymond, Ed. – 1969
This book contains four monographs based on research conducted in a number of African countries between 1965 and 1967 in an attempt to illuminate some of the problems confronting educational planners in developing countries. The book is one of three related volumes of case studies on educational planning in the English-speaking countries of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Administration
Kleis, Russell J.; And Others – 1974
The three essays in this discussion paper present ways of structuring the concept of non-formal education. "Toward a Contextual Definition of Non-Formal Education" isolates three primary sub-systems: organizational, human, and curricular. Within these subsets non-formal education is differentiated from formal education by a more loosely…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Anthropology
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