ERIC Number: ED341869
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Report on Orientation Course for Top Level Personnel in Adult Education and Development.
Lamin, M. B., Ed.
This report contains the proceedings of a 7-day training course for top-level professionals in adult education and development held in Kenema, Sierra Leone, in April 1990. Section I is an introduction to the report, giving the background of the orientation course. Section II deals with the official opening ceremony and provides welcoming and opening remarks. Section III presents the following five talks by visiting speakers that offer a theoretical framework for the discussions on the case studies: "Management and Leadership Styles in Development" (M. B. Lamin); "The Participative Principle in Nonformal Education" (M. B. Lamin); "Strategies for Cooperation in Rural Development" (E. M. Senesie); "Resources: Mobilization, Allocation, and Use" (G. M. Sellu); and "Foreign Aid and Its Implications: Some Questions" (Christiane Kayser). Section IV contains summaries of reports of group discussions of the six case studies that formed the pivotal point of the training. Titles of the case studies and the group reports are as follows: "The Director"; "The Village Clinic"; "Namusu Integrated Rural Development Project"; "The Museum Project"; "A Village School Project"; and "Donors and Recipients." Section V provides comments on role plays related to the case studies that groups were required to act out. Section VI presents results of an evaluation in which participants indicated the following: (1) they believed they learned skills that make a good leader; (2) they wanted to learn more about various aspects of course content; and (3) they were satisfied with the training course. Appendixes include the case studies, evaluation form, and course program. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Deutscher Volkshochschul-Verband, Frankfurt (West Germany).
Authoring Institution: Sierra Leone Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Freetown.
Identifiers - Location: Sierra Leone