adult literacy

 
From school to university: Pupils face critical challenges
From school to university: Pupils face critical challenges
The #FeesMustFall campaign and disputes about language policy have placed South African universities at centre stage. The annual dissection of...
Page-turners for smaller hands
Page-turners for smaller hands
On a hilltop in Spain, between Marbella and Gibraltar, lives a former South African with a husband, a daughter and two dogs. There, in a tiny,...
A hidden education success story
A hidden education success story
South Africa is now in the fifth year of the Kha ri Gude adult literacy campaign, which is designed to provide basic literacy and adult basic...
SA adults lag behind in global literacy stakes
SA adults lag behind in global literacy stakes
South Africa's adult literacy level is lagging behind other emerging markets even though it spends more on it, the South African Institute of Race...
Being serious about development
Being serious about development
Why is a large, broad-based adult basic education programme not part of government's New Growth Path? Are we content merely to provide pensions and...
Learning comes together
Learning comes together
A short drive past Neo's Pub on the dusty roads of Soshanguve is where Mavis Monyai and her six-year-old daughter, Eugenia, live. Their shack is...
Adults learn to read, write and count
Adults learn to read, write and count
South Africa's Kha Ri Gude mass literacy campaign is now in its third year, reaching adults who were mostly disadvantaged as children and never...
The write stuff
The write stuff
It is 6pm and the stench from a nearby sewer wafts into the basement of the dilapidated building. "Six plus seven equals?" asks volunteer teacher,...

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