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Lovell, Catherine H.; Fatema, Kaniz – 1989
In 1985, in response to requests from rural poor people, the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), the largest nongovernmental organization in Bangladesh, initiated a primary education program with experimental schools in 22 villages. By late 1989, the program had expanded to 2,500 schools, and another 2,000 schools were expected to open…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Classroom Techniques, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development
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
ASPBAE Courier Service, 1982
This publication contains 10 articles on nonformal adult education in the Pacific Region. The first describes the Mobile Training Team in Micronesia and its strengths and weaknesses. The second article introduces the Micronesian Seminar and an examination of its methods of combating social problems through seminars and workshops. The next two…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, Community Development, Community Education
Bryson, Judy C. – 1979
Based on a survey of written sources and perspectives of knowledgeable individuals, the report provides information on women's economic roles in Cameroon, and on aspects of social life which effect their economic performance. A description of the importance of traditional social systems and their evolution over the last 30 years follows a brief…
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Birth Rate, Cultural Background, Developing Nations
Youssef, Nadia H.; And Others – 1979
Morocco's existing non-formal education programs involving women (Foyers Feminins and Ouvroirs) cater to female adolescents from low-income families and are almost entirely oriented to the teaching of traditional feminine crafts. Efforts are being made by both programs to introduce non-craft training in areas related to the modern economic sector.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Education, Adults, Comparative Analysis
Agency for International Development (IDCA), Washington, DC. Office of Women in Development. – 1980
This report to Congress describes the women in development programs, projects, and activities undertaken by the Agency for International Development (AID) during the period from 1978 through 1980. Information is provided concerning AID cooperation and support on preparations for the United Nations Decade for Women Copenhagen Conference. Presented…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Needs, Educational Planning
Cox, Elizabeth – ASPBAE Courier, 1988
Describes networking from the perspective of rural women in the Pacific Islands. Distinguishes between a network and an organization. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developing Nations, Females, Foreign Countries
Dhawan, Gita – Adult Literacy and Basic Education, 1987
Folk tales and indigenous material can be used as a resource when developing teaching technology for poor women in India. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Females
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United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). International Inst. for Educational Planning. – 1975
Including 120 citations, this selected bibliography on rural education covers the period between 1967 and 1975 and presents entries representative of the developing nations. Major subject areas are: women, rural youth, integrated rural development, adult education, nonformal education, employment, educational planning and development, mass…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Educational Development