Literacy

By FAGERBERG DIALLO, Sonja
This paper is based on 20 years' experience in the design and creation of approaches to education and adult literacy in African languages in Francophone West Africa. In recent years, our thinking about literacy has gone far beyond the simple...
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Conference paper
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2006
By GUEYE, Pape Madéfall, DIAGNE, Kassa
In Senegal, the diversification of the supply of non-formal education is based on analysis of demand. This implies that every project or program must observe certain principles relating to the diversity of situations on the ground and of the needs...
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2006
By MARUATONA, Tonic
This paper explores the synergy between vision, policy and strategies of literacy education in Africa and offers examples of countries that have demonstrated a link between the three.. By analysing both policies and strategies for literacy, this...
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2006
By BALIMA, Pierre
This paper reports on Burkina Faso's experience with literacy training and non-formal education. It briefly reviews literacy policy and strategies from the post-colonial period to the creation of the Permanent Centers for Literacy and Training...
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Conference paper
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2006
By EASTON, Peter
This presentation attempts to answer this question. First, from the fundamental standpoint of human law, literacy is a vital component of the democratization of societies and the recognition of human rights. But the effectiveness of this law must...
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Conference paper
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2006
By EASTON, Peter
Although still somewhat behind expectations, overall literacy rates have more than doubled since 1970. The gender parity index has risen from around 0.45 to 0.75. Analysis of the trends associated with these advances reveals new strategies based on...
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Conference paper
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2006
The ADEA Biennial Meeting held in Gabon in 2006 explored the three main themes of effective literacy programs, effective schools and improvement of quality, and ECD programs that can be scaled up in Africa. 536 people from 38 countries in sub-...
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Book
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2006
By THUMBADOO, Beulah
This document highlights the key processes and approaches involved in successfully selecting, developing and disseminating easy reading material for adults. It is based in no small part on the experiences of a civil society organization, the ERA...
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Book
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2006
This film looks at a small village of around a hundred inhabitants, approximately 30 young men and women, -the main village workforce-who take part in an experimental literacy program. In addition to the adjustments due to the learning process (...
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FILM / DVD
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2006
By SAMPA , Francis K.
Zambia's Primary Reading Program (PRP) uses a variety of approaches to teaching literacy. These include "Zambian New Breakthrough to Literacy", which uses the seven local languages to teach initial literacy skills. Reading and writing...
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Book
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2005

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