Adult Education

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

"Not What Is But What Can Be" Women Empowerment and Adult Functional Literacy

Author: 
Kehrberg, Norma
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1996-01-01

"Women hold up one half the sky" according to the Chinese proverb, yet this marginalized and
significant group are often forgotten in development plans except as recipients of development aid.
Women are often identified as the reference group or target of the funding proposals, yet women

Functional Literacy of Older Adults: The Case of the Netherlands

Author: 
van der Kamp, Max; Scheeren, Jo
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1996-01-01

The way adults use written information they encounter in daily life is a growing concern in many industrialized
countries. The ability to respond on documents such as safety rules on the workplace, manuals for new technology,

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

Should Reading Disabled Adults Be Distinguished From Other Adults Seeking Literacy Instruction? A Review of Theory and Research

Author: 
Fowler, Anne E.; Scarborough, Hollis, S.
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1995-04-24

 

Although both the adult learning disability

community and adult literacy community deal with

adults whose limited reading skills interfere with

daily living, the pedagogical approaches of the two

communities have differed markedly in terms of

traditional assumptions, target population, and

Literacy in the Workplace

Author: 
Bhattacharya, Gopal
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1997-05-05

As we get closer to the end of the century, it becomes increasingly clear that

one of the most potent forces to have impacted on the economic and social

environment of the countries across the globe, especially since the last

decade, is the force of globalization. This is reflected in increased pace of

Literacy in the Maldives

Author: 
Hasan, Abdul R.
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1997-05-05

The Literacy and Neo Literacy Programme, conducted in the Maldives

which seeks to create an educated citizenry through achieving universal

literacy for adults stems from a growing awareness on the part of the planners

that no meaningful development can take place without the informed,

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