Research Papers/Topics in Lifelong Learning And Community Education

Perceived Effect Of Participatory Monitoring And Evaluation On The Local Authority Service Delivery Action Planning (Lasdap) Process In Bondo Sub-County, Kenya

ABSTRACTCommunity participation has remained a key concept in the development process in Kenya and many parts of the world today. Local Authority Service Delivery Action Planning (LASDAP) was meant to achieve community participation with participatory monitoring and evaluation as the driving force within the local authorities in Kenya. Many projects have been implemented across Bondo Sub County yet no study has been carried out to determine the effect of participatory monitoring and evaluatio...

An Investigation Of Reading Methods Used By Basic Education Teaching Diploma (Betd) Primary School Teachers In The Kavango Education Region Of Namibia

ABSTRACTThis study investigated how Basic Education Teaching Diploma (BETD) graduate teachers applied teaching methods of reading that they were taught at college in their teaching of reading in schools. Using a qualitative case study approach, a non-probability convenience sampling method was employed to select 19 teachers from 5 primary schools in Rundu Circuit, Kavango Region of Namibia. To find out how the selected teachers used the teaching methods they were taught at college. Data were ...

Parents’ Participation In The Family Literacy Programme In The Kavango East Region Of Namibia.

ABSTRACTThe establishment of Family Literacy Programmes is a worldwide trend as it is an educational method that promotes the notion of the parent being the child’s first teacher. A Family Literacy Programme (FLP) was implemented in the Kavango East Region of Namibia through the Directorate of Adult and Lifelong Learning. However, there is a high drop-out rate and low participation among parents. This study therefore sought to investigate parents’ participation in the FLP in the Kavango E...

A Case Study On The Social And Economic Experiences Of The Children Of The Liberation Struggle At Berg Aukas Camp In Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa Region

ABSTRACT In 1990, when Namibia gained independence, about 43000 exiled Namibians were repatriated back home from different countries. Included in this number were soldiers and refugees including children who were born during the liberation struggle. These children have been called “Exiled Kids,” “Returnees Children,” Ex-War Children,” SWAPO Children” and so on. However, later on they were officially called Children of the Liberation Struggle (CLS) after they had come to prom...

The Type Of Support That Family Literacy Programme Graduate Parents Give To Their First Graders Of Formal School In Oshana Region

ABSTRACT The study involves Family Literacy graduate parents who completed the programme in Oshana Region. It examined the (1) type of support Family Literacy graduate parents render to their 1st graders of formal school (2) impacts of Family Literacy Programme on parents to support children in their learning (3) strategies to help improve the implementation of Family Literacy Programme. The study conceptualised parents’ educational participation, programme influences on parental supp...

Investigating The Perceptions Of Learners, Teachers And Programme Implementers Regarding The Value Of Nonformal Sexuality Education Programmes In Rundu Circuit, Kavango East Region

ABSTRACT The prevalence of learner pregnancy amongst school girls in most African countries is a profound concern (Grant & Hallmark, 2006), and Namibia is heavily impacted by this scourge, particularly the Kavango East Education Region. Despite access to information and skills presented by non-formal sexuality education programmes like My Future is My Choice [MFMC] and Kavango Girls Education Project [KGEP] on developing healthy relationships and responsible decision-making about sexual...

Entrepreneurs’ Perceptions On The Effectiveness Of The Adult Skills Development For Self-Employment (Asdse) Programme In The Khomas Region Of Namibia

ABSTRACT The debate on the effective implementation of government intervention policies by government ministries in relation to job creation, income distribution and poverty reduction has been ongoing among educational researchers worldwide. In the case of Namibia, such a debate surfaced in the Ministry of Education, particularly with regard to the Adult Skills Development for Self-employment (ASDSE) programme in all 14 political regions. Literature consulted for this purpose has reveal...