Community Learning Centres: country report from Asia


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Author: Haddad, Caroline


Community learning centres (CLCs) are local educational institutions outside the formal education system, usually set up and managed by local people to provide various learning opportunities. The purpose of the CLC is to promote human development by providing opportunities for lifelong learning to all people in the local community. CLCs support empowerment, social transformation and improvement of the quality of life of the people. The main functions of CLCs are to provide: (1) education and training; (2) community information and resource services; (3) community development activities;...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Adult and community education; Lifelong learning; Providers of education and training; Research

Keywords: Case study

Geographic subjects: Asia; Central Asia; Middle East; Bangladesh; China; Indonesia; Kazakhstan; Lebanon; Nepal; Thailand; Uzbekistan; Vietnam

Published: Bangkok, Thailand: UNESCO Bangkok, 2008

Physical description: 112 p.

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ISBN: 9789292231828; 9789292231835 (online)

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Caroline Haddad

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 100.894

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