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Oficina Regional de Educacion de la Unesco para America Latina y el Caribe, Santiago (Chile). – 1972
The periodicals listed in this bibliography are those published in Latin America and the Caribbean that deal exclusively with educational themes. Information for each entry, when available, includes the title, subtitle, name and address of publisher, frequency of publication, year the publication began and/or terminated, any previous title, and…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Documentation, Educational Resources
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Michoacan (Mexico). Regional Office for Educ. in Latin America & Caribbean. – 1990
This booklet discusses the needs for literacy education in Latin America and the Caribbean during International Literacy Year. Particular focus is on the objectives of International Literacy Year and suggested actions are provided in the four following areas: (1) operative strategies for the realization of the International Literacy Year,…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies
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
Roggi, Luis Osvaldo, Ed. – La Educacion: Revista Interamericana de Desarrollo Educativo, 1987
The nine papers appearing in this document review both limitations and progress in education in Latin America, study the future of education in Latin America and the Caribbean, and make recommendations to the Regional Program for Educational Development (PREDE). There is, in addition, a lengthy transcription of a discussion, among eight of the…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Objectives
De Babra, Marcia Gilbert – 1981
The paper, in Spanish, with a lengthy English summary, analyzes the status of special education in Latin America and the Caribbean. Noting that many countries in the region lack a substantial system of special education, the paper proceeds to examine models for personnel training. Approaches for university-based teacher training as well as for…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. – 1988
Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean face severe financial restrictions in educational funding. Responses to these restrictions are complex and require strong experimental efforts and adaptation to distinct and changing national situations. The articles in this bulletin respond to various proposals and situations that illustrate the search…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. – 1988
The three articles in this bulletin address various education problems in Latin America. Ernesto Schiefelbein ("Seven Strategies for Raising the Quality and Efficiency of the Education System") proposes seven educational strategies to confront existing problems, limitations, and the failure to retain students with few socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Attendance, Developing Nations, Dropouts
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. – 1987
This document begins by describing the technological revolution and the impact of computers, and their role in education in Latin America and the Caribbean. Some educators believe that computer literacy can provide young people with access to better jobs in the society of the future and upgrade the level of education in general. An article by…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers, Correspondence Study
Guerra, Alfonso Rangel, Ed. – Revista Interamericana de Educacion de Adultos, 2003
This journal offers a collection of Spanish-language articles, including: "Educacion a Distancia y Uso de las Tecnologias: Experiencias Desafios y Oportunidades Educativas para Jovenes y Adultos" (Ma. Mercedes Ruiz); "Volver a a Educacion Fundamental? Notas para una Arquelogia de los Mandatos Fundacionales del CREFAL" (Jorge…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Santiago (Chile). Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean. – 1987
The final report of a conference concerning adult basic education de Adultos en el Marco de la REDALF del related to innovative projects in adult education in nine countries. A wide spectrum of issues related to adult basic education, curriculum, methodology, evaluation, and research are analyzed in the context of educational planning. Among the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Development
Soberanes, Juan F. Millan, Ed. – Revista Interamericana de Educacion de Adultos, 1999
This journal, written in Spanish, is a publication of the Centro de Cooperacion Regional para la Educacion de Adultos en America Latina y el Caribe (CREFAL), published in conjunction with the OAS. Its main objective is the dissemination of information on research and theoretical and methodological innovation in the field of adult education.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
Guerra, Alfonso Rangel, Ed. – Revista Interamericana de Educacion de Adultos, 2002
This collection of Spanish-language articles includes the following: "La Importancia del Contexto en la Alfabetizacion" (Judith Kalman); "Profesorodo y Formadores: La Formacion para la Transformation de los Distritos y las Comunidades" (Concepcion Dominquez Garrido and Antonio Medina Rivilla); "Valoracion de los Resultados…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Rural Areas
Jackson, Gregory A. – 1986
Although scholars and policy analysts both value quality-controlled collections of research results, they evaluate research according to different criteria. Nevertheless, an examination of a pessimistic fictional research experience and a more productive actual experience indicate that, although differences in focus between scholars and policy…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Decision Making, Evaluation Utilization, Information Dissemination
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1990
The 12 papers in this collection were presented during the meetings of three sections of the Division of Regional Activities: (1) "Which Way African Librarianship?" (Kingo Mchombu); (2) "The Expansion of the University of the Air of Japan and the Changing Function of Regional University Libraries" (Katsuhiro Jinzaki); (3)…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Community Information Services, Developing Nations, Distance Education
Revista Interamericana de Educacion de Adultos, 1993
The two issues of this serial include the following articles: "Seminar-Workshop on Regional Diagnostics, Program Development, and Evaluation" (Beatrice Edwards); "Training as a Factor of Stability" (Francisco Largaespada Pereira); "Workplace, Society, and Culture. Viewpoint from Social Interaction" (Nuria Torres…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Continuing Education, Females
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