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University of Massachusetts Amherst

Curriculum and Instruction

1973

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An Evaluation Of Non-Formal Education In Ecuador, Donald A. Swanson Jan 1973

An Evaluation Of Non-Formal Education In Ecuador, Donald A. Swanson

Non-Formal Education

A logical place to begin this study was to list objectives from the original contract. The University of Massachusetts/USAID contract for this Project had some explicit objectives and contractual agreements are briefly outlined here so that we have a common background for discussing merits of this project. They are:

  1. Create and field test a range of non-formal educational techniques using local institutions to implement and support these techniques in field situation.
  2. Develop a number of non-formal educational methodologies which are feasible for use by existing Ecuadorean institutions.
  3. Implement selected methodologies with institutions, including the Ministry of Education, with on-going ...