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Law, Song Seng; Low, Sock Hwee – 1997
Based on a literature review of factors that affect the provision of learning opportunities for adults and the experiences of Singapore's Institute of Technical Education (ITE), this paper proposes an empirical framework for developing and implementing lifelong learning systems. Following an introduction, the theoretical foundation for the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Planning, Environmental Influences, Foreign Countries
Dayton-Johnson, Jeff – OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2004
Natural disasters (droughts, earthquakes, epidemics, floods, wind storms) damage wellbeing, both in their immediate and long-term aftermath, and because the insecurity of exposure to disasters is in itself harmful to risk-averse people. As such, mitigating and coping with the risk of natural disasters is a pressing issue for economic development.…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Natural Disasters, Seismology, Foreign Countries
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Peekhaus, Wilhelm – Government Information Quarterly, 2011
This paper examines the difficulties encountered by Biowatch, a South African civil society environmental organization, in its attempts to obtain access to government information in respect of genetically engineered plants. After establishing the context of South Africa's access to information regime, including a brief discussion of several of its…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Court Litigation, Foreign Countries, Constitutional Law
McSwan, D., Ed.; McShane, M., Ed. – 1994
This proceedings contains approximately 100 conference papers and workshop summaries on rural health, education, and community development. The majority of the papers are concerned with conditions in rural Australia; about 20 examine rural issues in the United States; while a smaller number cover Canada, New Zealand, and European countries. A…
Descriptors: Community Development, Community Health Services, Delivery Systems, Distance Education
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Ermenc, Klara Skubic, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Niemczyk, Ewelina, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2015
The Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society is now running in its thirteenth year. From its modest beginnings thirteen years ago, to its impressive size today, a tradition has been the production of a conference book, consistently launched on the first day of the conference each year. This year, Volume 13 of…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Social Justice, Accountability, Comparative Education
Dufty, David – 1980
Schools should help students develop daily living skills in addition to basic cognitive skills such as reading, writing, and figuring. Living skills are interpreted to include those skills which help students cope with rapid social change. Skills need to be taught on health and nutrition, safety and first aid, interpersonal relationships, family…
Descriptors: Affective Objectives, Bibliographies, Classification, Cognitive Objectives
Caton, Albert, Ed.; And Others – 1984
This booklet contains the third in a series of three interdisciplinary units which focus specifically on the Pacific Ocean and its surrounding countries. The unit, intended primarily for upper secondary students, consists of readings and interdisciplinary activities (science, art, social studies, English, and home economics) presented in four…
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Standards, Estuaries, Fisheries