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Knowledge Demystified: The Barefoot College

Language: English
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The Barefoot College began in 1972 and is situated in the state of Rajasthan, India. It trains "barefoot" teachers, doctors, solar engineers, hand pump mechanics, designers, chemists, communicators, construction engineers and accountants.

The college also has created a non-formal education process for children and adults which assists students to develop a sustainable community. Their barefoot process has radiated to surrounding villages and taken root in thirteen Indian states...

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Place/region: India, Asia and the Pacific
Type: Documentary
Extract: 9 min. Total length:
Production and personalities:
Director: Ian Murray
Participant: Sanjit Roy, Catherine O'Brien, Patrick Fry, Bob Cowan
Publisher: UNESCO Publishing; Opeongo Line, India
Coproducer/sponsor: The Barefoot College
Published in:
Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 187333

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Original: Beta SP
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-DIT/ISS/ARC/0110
Rights holder: UNESCO; Opeongo Line; The Barefoot College
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