Rural development in the highlands of North America: the Highlander Economic Education Project

Publication year: 
1991

The Highlander Center, a non-profit adult education centre in Tennessee, USA, offers night classes to help poor communities "undertake a process of education and participatory research through which they could assess their own situation, define and implement strategies for themselves." This article describes the methods used, such as oral histories, community surveys, community mapping and community theatre. A series of publications available from the Highlander gives more details of these methods.

Interest groups: 
Of use to practitioners and planners of educational projects, trainers of trainers.
Source publication information
Journal Title: 
RRA Notes
Volume: 
No. 10 (Feb)
Pages: 
3
Publisher
IIED, 3 Endsleigh Street, London WC1H ODD, UK
Holdings: 
IIED

How to find this resource

Shelfmark in IDS Resource Centre
A : RRA notes 180