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Meeting Basic Learning Needs in the Informal Sector Integrating Education and Training for Decent Work, Empowerment and Citizenship

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ISBN-10: 1402034261

ISBN-13: 9781402034268

Edition: 2005

Authors: Madhu Singh

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"This anthology brings together basic facts and features about basic learning needs and skills of people working and living in the informal economy and presents case studies from different countries examining educational and training strategies for meeting these learning needs. It portrays the grave problems facing educational and training systems vis--vis informal sector workers, even as they look at holistic solutions that take into account principles of lifelong learning and innovations in informal, non-formal and formal adult learning, and show a growing awareness that education is a human right of fundamental significance to promoting decent work and humane living conditions. The size,…    
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Book details

List price: $159.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 6/20/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 250
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Contents Book Series Scope
Introduction by the Series Editors
Preface
Acknowledgements
Acronyms
Introduction
Cross-Cutting Themes
Schooling and Basic Skills: Training Programmes and Challenges in the Informal Sector
Latin America
Informal Learning and the Role of Social Movementsnbsp
The Informal Sector: Non-Formal Education Settings for Working Children
Institutional Support Structures and Modes of Skills Transmission
Gender and the Informal Economy in Latin America: New Challengesand Possible Answers for Labour Training Policies
Trade Unions and Adult Learning for Women Construction Workers in the Informal Sector
Country Studies :Skills Formation for the Informal Sector in Bangladesh
A Strategic Framework
Training and Skills Development for Decent Work in the Informal Sector: Case Studies from South India
Education, Training and Skills Formation for Decent Work in the Informal Sector: Case Studies from Northern India
Educational Reform for Linking Skills Development -with Employment in Nepal
Training in Modest Housing Construction for Those Who Need it Most: An Example from Nicaragua
Index of Names
Index of Subjects
Contributors