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Simkins (1976) analysed non-formal education programme in terms of purposes, timing, content delivery systems and control, and contrasted these with formal educational programmes. The resulting ideal-types provide a useful framework – and bring out the extent to which non-formal education initiatives, while emphasizing flexibility, localness and responsiveness remain located within a curricula form of education (in contrast with those forms driven by conversation).
How to cite this piece: Fordham, P. (1993). ‘Informal, non-formal and formal education programmes’ in YMCA George Williams College ICE301 Lifelong learning, Unit 1 Approaching lifelong learning. London: YMCA George Williams College. Available in the informal education archives. [http://infed. org/mobi/informal-non-formal-and-formal-education-programmes/.
Data & research on skills beyond school, higher education & lifelong learning inc. Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes, Higher Education Programme, Skillls Outlook, PIAAC, VET, The recognition of non-formal and informal learning is an important means for making the ‘lifelong learning for all’ agenda a reality and, subsequently, for reshaping learning to better match the needs of the 21st century knowledge economies and open societies.
It also encourages the development of non-discriminatory education and training. The effectiveness of such literacy and non formal education programmes.