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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
ASPBAE Courier, 1985
This issue of the Courier has as its main topic nonformal education for vocational and professional competence. The first article, "Nonformal Education for Vocational and Professional Competence: A Report of a Conference" (John Doraisamy), is a summary of the discussions that arose from the papers presented at the Asian-South Pacific…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, Developing Nations, Distance 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
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
Whaples, Gene C., Comp.; Rivera, William M., Comp. – 1982
These conference proceedings contain 55 papers and symposia presented at the conference whose focus was on nonformal adult education. Papers deal with adult/continuing education concerns such as participatory research, ABLE (Adult Basic Level Education) parenting, army basic skills educational development, learning contracts, volunteerism,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
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
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
Agency for International Development (Dept. of State), Washington, DC. – 1979
Morocco's three non-formal educational programs for "the hard core poor female adolescent school drop-out" differ in the kind and effectiveness of training offered. The Foyers Feminins program, although it claims to emphasize crafts and literacy, is in fact, definitely geared towards the teaching of handicrafts. The Ouvroir Centers…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Education, Adults, Comparative Analysis
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
National Council of Women of Thailand. – 1977
Chachoengsao Province and Lampang Province were selected in 1976 as sites for an "action survey" to identify appropriate program areas for rural women so that governmental and voluntary agencies could be assisted in planning. During December 994 families and 1,272 women (ranging from 15-70 years old) were surveyed. Interviews were…
Descriptors: Credit (Finance), Developing Nations, Economic Opportunities, Employed Women
Hwang, Jong-Gon, Ed. – 1979
The impact of urbanization and industrialization on adult education in East and Southeast Asia was the subject of a conference attended by thirty-five East Asian adult educators and scholars. Conference objectives included the following: to identify the impact of industrial development in urban and rural communities and the related problems of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Adults, Case Studies
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
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