Literacy

By SALL, Binta, DIAGNE, Kassa
The Jomtien conference in 1990 confirmed a break-up of the ""monopoly"" position of formal education by granting an increasingly important role to non-formal education. Fifteen years later, however, questions still remain...
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2006
By DIAGNE, Amadou Wade, SALL, Binta Rassouloula Aw
This study examines the ""faire-faire"" strategy in the field of literacy training, now employed in a number of African countries after being launched in Senegal. It analyzes both the concept, placing it in a context of emergence...
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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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2006
By MCKAY, Veronica, ROMM, Norma, KOTZE, Herman
IThis study discusses different modes of building capacity for literacy/non-formal education and focuses specifically on the roles and functions of the educators in the countries under examination (South Africa, Botswana and Namibia). The...
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2006
By KATAHOIRE, Anna
This paper is based on a review of selected cases of meaningful interactions between formal and non-formal education in Africa undertaken to assess forms of integration and linkages that currently exist between these education programs. In its...
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2006
By EASTON, Peter
This paper is devoted to analyzing and illustrating the different dimensions of a literate environment. Care is taken to demonstrate the mechanics and the complementarity of the four major varieties of ""post-literacy"" activity...
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2006
By AITCHISON, John
This is a situational study of literacy education provision in four sub-Saharan African countries (Kenya, Uganda, South Africa and Botswana) that focuses on the decentralization of programme management (particularly in relation to policies,...
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2006
The project to support vocational training for the newly literate, initiated in August 2004 in Senegal with the Paul Gérin-Lajoie Foundation as the implementing agency, is testing an apprenticeship-based approach to training, with shorter-term...
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2006
By DIARRA KEITA, Maria
This study presents the potential of the evolving process of literacy training in the context of democratization and decentralization that has characterized educational reform movements in Africa since the 1990s. Taking the experience of Mali and...
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2006
By HENRIQUES, Ricardo, IRELAND, Timothy
This case study describes the new Brazilian National Policy of Adult and Youth Education. Since 2003, literacy has been a political priority with a focus on the reduction of disparities (regional, urban/ rural, gender and ethnic groups). This...
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2006

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