The End of the Debate

Part of the CERC Studies in Comparative Education book series (CERC, volume 15)


Formal Education Basic Education Distance Education Adult Education Formal Schooling 
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  1. 2.
    I owe these references to Linda Daniell and John Benseman of Auckland.Google Scholar
  2. 3.
    For the most recent (and indeed only) full-length study of NFE since the 1970s, Poizat 2003, see footnote on p.5 above.Google Scholar
  3. 4.
    For example, the work of Ezeomah on education with nomadic groups in Nigeria speaks of “experiments to bring formal education to nomadic Fulani in Nigeria” (Ezeomah 1985) when many of his programmes would be called by others NFE — e.g. “the type of education suited to the nomadic Fulani lifestyle and related to their culture”, p. 11.Google Scholar
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    There is one reference to “non-formal (vocational) training programmes” in Buchert 1992: 162–164, but the report normally uses the distinction between formal and informal vocational training (p. 171). There are also mentions of “both the formal and nonformal sides of primary education” (p. 191), and of “nonformal skills training” (p. 194).Google Scholar

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