Asia

ICT and Learning: Supporting Out-of-School Youth and Adults

Author: 
Wagner, D. A. & Sweet, R. (Editors)
Date of publication: 
Sun, 2006-01-01

In attempting to raise levels of educational achievement and attainment, countries will obtain the greatest increase in overall national performance if they raise the performance of the lowest achievers and of those with the lowest level of qualifications. These are the groups whose improvement will make the greatest difference to the national average.

Technology and Mother-Tongue Literacy in Southern India

Author: 
Wagner, D., Daswani, C.J., Karnati, R.
Date of publication: 
Wed, 2010-12-01

Technology and Mother-Tongue Literacy in Southern India: Impact Studies among Young Children and Out-of-School Youth

The present research began with one main question: How can new technologies
be effective for poor and illiterate children and youth in developing countries?

Literacy and Social Change: From a Women's Perspective Mi Shiknar: I Will Learn

Author: 
Samant, Ujwala
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1996-01-01

The demand for literacy by women from the Bombay slums, the reasons for this event, and an analysis of

The Role of Literacy Training in NGO's Efforts to Improve the Self-Sufficiency of Rural Indian Women

Author: 
Park, Rosemarie,J
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1996-01-01

In third world countries the role of women in economic development is being recognized as
crucial. This role is increasing recognized by the World Bank and other international development
agencies. In India improving the literacy rate among rural women is included as a major goal in

"Not What Is But What Can Be" Women Empowerment and Adult Functional Literacy

Author: 
Kehrberg, Norma
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1996-01-01

"Women hold up one half the sky" according to the Chinese proverb, yet this marginalized and
significant group are often forgotten in development plans except as recipients of development aid.
Women are often identified as the reference group or target of the funding proposals, yet women

'Bridges to the Future Initiative' completes two-year ICT for basic education effort with dramatic success

Author: 
BFI
Date of publication: 
Tue, 2007-01-09

Initially launched by the Government of Andhra

Pradesh in 2004, the Bridges to the Future Initiative (BFI) is a landmark for

education in the State. Under this initiative, the International Literacy Institute (ILI), at

the University of Pennsylvania (USA), and in partnership with Byrraju Foundation, IIIT

Literacy Promotion and Soul Welfare Organization

Author: 
Ashraf, Mohammad N.
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1997-05-05

We are here to design or to check the possibility of designing new policies,

techniques, to share the wider range of experiences of community workers,

specialists, practitioners from all around the world; and then also make the

arrangements or try to arrange the imposition of these policies through

Literacy in the Maldives

Author: 
Hasan, Abdul R.
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1997-05-05

The Literacy and Neo Literacy Programme, conducted in the Maldives

which seeks to create an educated citizenry through achieving universal

literacy for adults stems from a growing awareness on the part of the planners

that no meaningful development can take place without the informed,

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