Community Learning Centres (CLC)
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1993, in Laos and the Philippines, by Asia-Pacific Programme of Education for All (APPEAL), as a pilot project with the title UNESCO Community Learning and Resource Centre (CLARC), in the framework of UNESCO Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education and thus of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). In 1997, projects commenced in 15 further countries with support from Japanese and Norwegian Funds-in-Trust. Also referred to as UNESCO Community Learning Centres.
Function as local education institutions in villages or urban areas, outside the formal education system and set up and run by local people; provide learning opportunities in community development and improvement of life quality for disadvantaged groups, emphasizing basic literacy, urban development and urban society.Available with paid subscription only.
Uses an integrated approach to target such groups as: pre-school children; out-of-school children; women; young people; elderly; extension service workers.
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