South Africa

Lifting Literacy Levels with Story Books: Evidence from the South Pacific, Singapore, Sri Lanka and South Africa

Author: 
Elley, Warwick; Cutting, Brian; Mangubhai, Francis; Hugo, Cynthia
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1996-01-01

Over the past two decades, a number of researchers and language specialists have been addressing this problem, with
some success, in the primary schools of the South Pacific, South-East Asia, Sri Lanka and South Africa. Briefly, the

Integrating Industry Resources and Community Development: A Vision for Development

Author: 
Frost, Sally Joy
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1996-01-01

The objective of this paper is to present a vision for the co-operation of Industry and Communities in the provision of Adult Basic Education and Training. This paper aims to present experiences gained within a workplace literacy program, and explore how these can be utilized in community development, to the benefit of both the Industry and Community involved.

Managing Curriculum Innovation in Adult Education in the New South Africa

Author: 
Williams, Roy
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1996-01-01

SACHED Trust has been involved in the most substantial curriculum development process in adult education in the
country. This has taken place over the past four years, with major donor support from international donors. The
curriculum, called A Secondary Education Curriculum for Adults (ASECA), for adults at junior high school and

It's an Ill Wind That Blows Nobody Any Good: Adult Basic Education and Training in Bophuhatswana and the North West Province

Author: 
Roth, Mia
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1996-01-01

The aim of the follow-up study was to see what the effect of the semi-autonomous status of the former "homeland" had been on adult basic education. Also to what extent had this aspect of education changed since its government's
reincorporation into greater South Africa. Given that the monograph might have added a certain input into adult

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