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The conceptualisation of non-formal education

Kedrayate, Akanisi (1997) The conceptualisation of non-formal education. Directions: Journal of Educational Studies, 19 (1). pp. 31-41. ISSN 1011-5846

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In this paper it is argued that non-formal education has been evident in Fiji and other Pacific Island nations but has not been adequately conceptualised. As non-formal education has emerged as an international phenomenon (Khawaja and Brennan, 1990), an examination of some concepts of non-formal education was made to determine a general concept of non-formal education which would be relevant for the Pacific island nations. However, the importance of the localised nature of the ways in which a specific concept of non-formal education would develop is recognised. In examining the concept of non-formal education, various definitions, purposes and perspectives that have been developed in relation to the concept are examined.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DU Oceania (South Seas)
L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Education
Depositing User: Generic Account
Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2013 04:12
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2013 04:15

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