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Saah, Albert Amoah – Online Submission, 2013
The promotion of adult functional literacy programs per se, neither creates the necessary motivation for learning, nor enhances the participation of adult learners in work-oriented or socio-cultural functional literacy programs. The task in learning-teaching transaction is to create the enabling environment for harnessing and enhancing…
Descriptors: Functional Literacy, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Statistical Analysis
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Barros, Jessica M. – Community Literacy Journal, 2012
"Koladeras" are women who use call and response in impromptu songs that may contain proverbs, stories about the community, their life experiences, and who and what they see in their world from their own perspective. Via qualitative methods of (auto)ethnography, personal and life story narratives, and interviews, I look at how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Multilingualism, Cultural Maintenance
Bernard, Anne; Gayfer, Margaret – 1983
A study examined the nature and extent of women's participation in adult and nonformal education in third world areas. During the study, female coordinators of adult and nonformal educational programs for women in the Arab states, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, and the South Pacific collected information on such…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change Strategies, Developing Nations, Economic Development
Sweet, Richard; And Others – 1986
This publication is intended to take raw data on the labor market and educational and demographic trends in Australia and convert them to useful information for those who work in the areas of education and employment. It contains over 130 tables of data on education and labor market trends throughout Australia; a case study of participation in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Demography, Educational Trends
Derryck, Vivian Lowery – 1978
This paper reports on phase one of a study to ascertain whether formal or nonformal education is more effective in accelerating the integration of women into development activities in developing countries. It is based on the premise that women need more and better credentials to gain social, economic, and political acceptance in less developed…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Role, Comparative Education, Developing Nations
Brigham, Earl K., Ed. – The NFE Exchange, 1981
Devoted to the role of participation in nonformal education (NFE) activities in enhancing development, this issue consists of an article on participation in NFE activities, descriptions of participatory programs, an annotated bibliography on participation, and a review of various publications related to participation. The lead article, "Can…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Citizen Participation, Developing Nations, Disabilities
Derryck, Vivian Lowery – 1979
This final report describes a five-phase study to ascertain whether formal or non-formal education has the greater functionality to accelerate women's integration into development activities. Part 1 (two chapters), introduction and background, defines the problem, sets parameters of the study, and provides definitions of education terms. Part 2…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Birth Rate, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
Doraiswami, Smt. S. – 1974
The educational advancement of women in India is not perceived as an important characteristic since education is perceived as irrelevant to their roles. The equality of women in status and opportunity is guaranteed in the 1955 Constitution of India and by the government. Although achievements by women in the local and national levels exist, a…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Educational Problems
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Gayfer, Margaret – Convergence: An International Journal of Adult Education, 1980
The editor of "Convergence" sets the stage for this special issue on women and adult education by discussing the Women's Programme of the International Council for Adult Education. ICAE's agenda includes research on women's participation in adult education and on a new kind of learning which reflects women's situations and viewpoints.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Economic Development, Females
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McSweeney, Brenda Gael; Freedman, Marion – Comparative Education Review, 1980
In Upper Volta, a major nonformal educational program attempted to overcome environment and time obstacles to educational participation by rural girls and women. This article discusses project findings on women's time use, the impact of various labor-saving technologies introduced, and women's participation in and attitudes toward project…
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Developing Nations, Females