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Title:Popularizing science and technology through out-of-school education: perspectives and problems
Author:Atchia, M.
Periodical:Educafrica: Bulletin of the Unesco Regional Office for Education in Africa
Geographic term:Africa
science education
technical education
nonformal education
Abstract:This article presents information on out-of-school education as a means of popularizing science and technology: Introduction and philosophy (the African situation; out-of-school education; advantages of out-of-school education) - Appropriate science and technology (why appropriate? how is appropriate technology produced?) - Popularizing science and technology (what needs to be popularized? how to popularize?) - Approaches and achievements (list of suggested phases in a programme for popularizing science and technology through out-of-school education) - Appropriate technology: a representative selection (traditional cooling systems; other traditional techniques) - Conclusion. Bibiiogr., fig.