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The Role Of The Global Coalition For Africa In Human Resource Development And Capacity Building, David Evans Jan 1991

The Role Of The Global Coalition For Africa In Human Resource Development And Capacity Building, David Evans

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

This report analyses the education component of the Human Resource Development sector in order to recommend specific activities which take advantage of the capabilities of the Global Coalition for Africa (GCA). The paper looks at four sector-wide options and two sub-sector options, chosen because of the potential benefits from GCA involvement in them. The four sector-wide options are: 1) Increasing government support for Human Resource Development. 2) Diversifying the Supply of Educational Services. 3) Formulation of National Education Policy, and 4) Rationalization of High-Level Meetings. Of the four the best option for GCA is the first, which enables GCA to ...


Ngos In The Sahel, Jonathan Otto Jan 1991

Ngos In The Sahel, Jonathan Otto

Occasional Paper Series on Non-Governmental Organizations

This paper explores NGOs working in natural resources management in the Sahel. By combining historical perspectives and cultural analysis, the paper provides an overview of the issues and actions taken over the past 40 years. Special attention is given to national and international NGOs, grassroots organizations, donors and the governments involved.

The Objective of this paper is to situate the NGO movement of the West African Sahel within the context of the evolving regional situation, with particular reference to the paramount concerns for managing natural resources. What is the impetus for the emergence of NGOs and rural organizations, how do ...


Ngos In Indonesia, Mansour Fakih Jan 1991

Ngos In Indonesia, Mansour Fakih

Occasional Paper Series on Non-Governmental Organizations

This paper traces the role of NGOs in development, modernization and capitalism in Indonesia. It offers a typology of alternative NGO structures and paradigms which allows NGOs to transform development, involve people and create a counter-hegemonic movement.

The past two decades have witnessed a tremendous increase in the number of NGOs operating in the Third World. In 1981 Development Cooperation Review estimated that as many as 8,000 well-established NGOs were engaged in relief and development work worldwide. These organizations were providing US 3.6 billion in annual support to development programs, two thirds of which came from private sources ...


Ngos In Latin America, Eloy Anello Jan 1991

Ngos In Latin America, Eloy Anello

Occasional Paper Series on Non-Governmental Organizations


Since the 1950’s, NGOs have featured prominently in education, development and social change movements in Latin America since the 1950’s. This paper provides concrete examples of the roles NGOs have played in research and development. An analysis of NGO characteristics and a functional typology based on their delivery of services, research focus and grassroots action is provided.

The NGO phenomenon is an emerging reality of great significance to Latin American development processes. Donor agencies, governments and NGOs themselves are expressing the need to better understand this social phenomenon, which bears promise in its potential capacity to respond to ...


Participatory Research: An Annotated Bibliography, Center For International Education, Peter Park, David Kinsey Jan 1991

Participatory Research: An Annotated Bibliography, Center For International Education, Peter Park, David Kinsey

Participatory Research & Practice

Participatory research is an approach to community education that involves local people in defining and analyzing their own problems, and then taking action to change them. While people have been doing this for thousands of years, this particular approach arose out of efforts in East Africa in the 1970s when development workers realized that people learn more, solve problems more efficiently, and feel a greater sense of power when they actively participate in research and action projects - not passively, as in the traditional development model. Participatory research grew out of this goal, namely to make everybody researchers and development workers ...


A Staff Development Program For Teachers-In-Charge Of Correspondence Study Centers, Meria Damalisy Khembo Jan 1991

A Staff Development Program For Teachers-In-Charge Of Correspondence Study Centers, Meria Damalisy Khembo

Master's Capstone Projects

No abstract provided.


1991 Regional Conference Of The Comparative And International Education Society, Center For International Education Jan 1991

1991 Regional Conference Of The Comparative And International Education Society, Center For International Education

Conference Proceedings & Collected Papers

The 1991 Northeast Regional Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society was hosted by the Center for International Education, University of Massachusetts at Amherst on November 15, 1991. The theme of the conference, "the Challenges of International Education in the 1990s: Effectiveness and Excellence," was deliberately made broad in order to encompass a wide range of problems and issues relevant to educators involved in the development of education world-wide.

More than sixty people attended the conference, and participants represented the rich institutional diversity in the northeast region of the US. Participants came from the Bunting Institute (Radcliffe Research Study ...


Banfes Project Final Report, Linda A. Pursley Jan 1991

Banfes Project Final Report, Linda A. Pursley

Basic and NonFormal Education Systems (BANFES) Project

There are no outstanding evaluation recommendations at Component II (NTTC), so I have chosen to report my work by logframe outputs, using the question and answer format developed by the Project Evaluation Office for conducting interviews and collecting data on initiatives which were not otherwise evaluated. The second section relates my work to the relevant contractual obligations. Finally, I attempt to summarize what has been accomplished, and to reflect on the current situation and possible directions for the future.

My work with BANFES in Lesotho covers the period beginning in September 1985 and concluding in February 1991. Throughout this period ...


Participation And Critical Awareness In The Evaluation Of Mode Educational Programs: A Reflection On My Work As A Researcher In 'Finding Myself, Finding My Home: A Case Study Evaluation Of Education For Homeless Persons', Mary Jo Connelly Jan 1991

Participation And Critical Awareness In The Evaluation Of Mode Educational Programs: A Reflection On My Work As A Researcher In 'Finding Myself, Finding My Home: A Case Study Evaluation Of Education For Homeless Persons', Mary Jo Connelly

Master's Capstone Projects

No abstract provided.


Final Report 1991, Frank Schorn Jan 1991

Final Report 1991, Frank Schorn

Basic and NonFormal Education Systems (BANFES) Project

Staff development has been a central theme for the BANFES project over the past 5 years and training has indeed pervaded every aspect of the project in all its goals, tasks and accomplishments. Trained and confident Ministry of Education (MOE) personnel were considered critical to assure effective systems, procedures, curriculum and materials. It was expected that trained individuals would continue to improve Lesotho's education system.

This report is a review of tasks and accomplishments associated with the coordination of training for a complex and decentralized project which involved over 10 000 participants in 300 activities.

Included in the report ...