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ERIC Number: ED503332
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 139
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-8949-7519-7
Literacy and Livelihoods. Learning for Life in a Changing World
Commonwealth of Learning
This publication of collected papers resulted from the International Experts Meeting held November 15-17, 2004. Contents include: (1) Keynote Address; (2) Presentations; (3) Country Papers; and (4) Literacy Perspectives. Foreword, Introduction, Biographical information and List of Abbreviations are also included. The Keynote Address was Literacy and Livelihoods: Learning for Life in a Changing World (Sir John Daniel.) Four presentations are included: (1) UNESCO's New Literacy Initiative for the Excluded (LIFE) (Qian Tang); (2) Literacy and Livelihoods for Youth at Risk--The SERVOL Experience (Martin Pacheco); (3) Culture, Literacy and Livelihoods: Reconceptualising the Reform of Education in Oceania (Bob Teasdale, Epeli Toka,i and Priscilla Puamau); and (4) Remarks for the International Literacy and Livelihoods Experts Meeting: Learning for Life in a Changing World (Arvil V. Adams.) Country Papers include: (1) India (K. Balasubramanian); (2) Mozambique (Humberto Nelson F.F. Muguingue); and (3) Samoa (Emma Kruse Vaai). Seven Literacy Perspectives include: (1) Literacy & Livelihoods: Learning for Life in a Changing World (Madeleine Wooley); (2) Literacy for Sustainable Livelihoods: Perspective from Bangladesh (A.H.M. Rezwan); (3) Empowering Bangladesh: New Challenges for Literacy and Livelihoods Projects (Reza Salim); (4) Addressing Challenges to Literacy and Livelihoods (Ulrike Hanemann); (5) Who Would Have Thought So? The Politics of Literacy in Ghana (Esi Sutherland-Addy); (6) Major Issues Facing Literacy Development Initiatives in the African Region: The Experience of Nigeria (Michael Omolewa); and (7) Approaches to the Challenges of Literacy and Livelihoods in Africa (Felicity Binns). Notes, figures, and references are included by individual presentation.
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Canadian International Development Agency, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: Commonwealth of Learning
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Bangladesh; Ghana; India; Mozambique; Nigeria; Samoa