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Ministerio de Educacion Nacional, Bogota (Colombia). Centro Nacional de Documentacion e Informacion Pedagogica. – 1972
In fulfillment of the Colombian National Government's educational policy aimed toward improving the rural population's level of living, two fundamental projects have been implemented. These projects have led to the creation of schools, the continuous extension of grades, and the creation of "Concentraciones de Desarrollo Rural." They…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Community Development, Educational Planning, Educational Programs
Vejarano, Gilberto M.; And Others – 1989
This booklet presents the ideas that came out of the Regional Meeting for Adult Literacy and Rural Development. The meeting took place in September 1981 at the Regional Center for Adult Education and Functional Literacy for Latin America (CREFAL) in Mexico. Basically, a discussion of adult literacy in the rural areas of Latin America is presented.…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Developing Nations, Economic Development
Buschman, Mel; Thullen, Manfred – 1975
Since 1970, the Servicio National de Desarrollo de la Comunidad (SNDC) has been in existence as an autonomous decentralized government agency. Its main effort has been to integrate Bolivia's 3.4 million rural inhabitants, the "campesinos," into the mainstream of national socioeconomic programs through self-help development projects at…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Community Development, Educational Assessment, Financial Support
Boethel, Martha – 2000
Available in English or Spanish, this resource guide aims to help rural schools and communities learn ways of supporting each other so that both can thrive. Background information and basic tools are provided for starting a joint school-community development effort. Chapters contain: (1) outline of the guide and statement of beliefs about…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Community Development, Community Schools, Cooperative Programs
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Diego, Luis Garcia de – Convergence, 1969
Text in Spanish, Abstracts in English, French, and Russian.
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Rural Urban Differences, Vocational Education
United Nations Children's Fund, Santiago (Chile). Oficina Regional para les Americas. – 1987
One of every two children in developing nations does not complete primary school and four out of ten adults do not read or write. Of these ten, six are women. There were 44 million illiterate adults in Latin America in 1985, and of the 66 million school age children, 8.5 million were not in school. Thirty million of these children lived in…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives
ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, Charleston, WV. – 1995
This packet contains six briefs developed specifically for Spanish-speaking parents of Mexican origin, and English translations of the briefs. In plain language, these briefs state what researchers and practitioners have learned about various ways parents can help their children do well in school. Titles of the briefs are (1) "Apoyando el…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Child Development, Cognitive Development
Martinson, Tom, Ed.; Brooker-Gross, Susan, Ed. – 1992
This book, issued in observance of the Columbus Quincentennial and on the occasion of the 27th International Geographical Congress, addresses a broad range of contemporary topics including environmental change, dynamics of the world economy, human needs, wants and rights, political order and change, and contemporary cultures. The format is one of…
Descriptors: American Indian History, American Indians, Area Studies, Cross Cultural Studies