Effective Literacy Programs

By LIECHT, Valérie, OUEDRAOGO, Germaine
In Burkina Faso, the creation of the Ministry for Basic Education and Mass Literacy in 1988 reflected the concern of the country's political leaders for fighting illiteracy both upstream, via efforts to achieve universal school enrollment (...
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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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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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By ODORA-HOPPERS, Catherine
The central argument of this paper is as follows: today's problems cannot be solved with yesterday's ways of thinking. Mobilization for literacy is entering a period of rare uncertainty, and this paradox alone requires courageous...
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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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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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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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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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By TIENDEBREOGO, Alice, BATABE, Cora Mathias
This case study recounts the creation of the Fund for Literacy Training and Non-Formal Education (FONAENF) in Burkina Faso in 2002. The purpose of the fund, which relies on the ""faire faire"" strategy, is to collect and manage...
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