Literacy

By Medel-Añonuevo Carolyn, Bolly Madina
Considering that literacy is a fundamental right for both men and women, how can we explain why 62% of African women are refused the right to literacy training? On current trends, nearly 800 million adults, including a high proportion of women, will...
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Book
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2011
By Par MEDEL-ANONUEVO Carolyn et DIARRA Mamadou Cheick
This study is the first of a UIE launched series entitled "Literacy Matters". This issue, which looks at the relationship between literacy and HIV prevention education, is the result of the work carried out by UIE in collaboration with the ADEA...
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Study
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2007
By TRUDELL, Barbara, DOWD, Amy Jo, PIPER, Benjamin, BLOCH, Carole
Literacy – the ability to read and write – is recognized as one of the most fundamental of core skills contributing to academic achievement, lifelong learning and sustainable development. In many African countries, however, literacy achievement in...
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Book
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2012
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This handbook of case studies on book promotion in Africa is a compilation of various types of experiences from within SSA countries that have been involved in promoting and encouraging reading. Set within the goals of sharing good practices across...
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Book
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2010
By MCKAY, Veronica, ROMM, Norma, KEBATHI, Joyce, KOTZE, Herman
IThis document locates the development of National Qualifications Frameworks (NQF) within the perspective of lifelong learning. It outlines the experiences and stages of development with the NQF processes in four countries (Botswana, Kenya, Namibia...
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Conference paper
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Year
2006
By TORRES, Rosa Maria
Many people would think that the notions of literacy and lifelong learning have nothing in common. In fact, most people - including many education specialists - think of literacy as a short, remedial, non-formal educational provision for poor youth...
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Conference paper
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Year
2006
By MEDEL-ANONUEVO, Carolyn
The policy discourse of Lifelong Learning was introduced in the international scene in the seventies with the Faure Report issued by UNESCO in 1972. Since then, the discourse of lifelong learning has been interpreted in different ways Briefly...
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Conference paper
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2006
By OKECH, Anthony
This paper explores the extent to which the varied literacy provisions in Uganda are offering a holistic lifelong learning perspective examining (i) the program structure and its link to continuing education, (ii) the current methodology and its...
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Conference paper
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2006
By ARCHER, David
In 2005, Action Aid and the Global Campaign for Education undertook the largest-ever survey to systematise experience of effective methods in adult literacy and the cost of quality literacy programmes: 67 successful literacy programmes in 35...
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Conference paper
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Year
2006
By ALIDOU, Hassana
In light of several political declarations, charters, and plans of action, it is clear that African governments do recognize the need to promote African languages for literacy, education, and development. However, lack of political will has...
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Conference paper
Language(s)
Year
2006

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