Literacy

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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2006
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
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 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
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

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