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Brennan, Geraldine – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2006
The history of art and design education in Botswana has evolved in a unique way and reflects its British colonial history and post-independence development. It has involved constant exchange and dialogue with other countries through the employment of teachers, teacher trainers and university lecturers from a variety of European, Asian and other…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Art Education, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences
Coles, Edwin K. Townsend – 1988
This document describes the establishment of a Department of Nonformal Education in Botswana and is intended as a case study that can help ensure that nonformal education receives adequate funding in developing countries. The first chapter examines the theory of nonformal education and includes sections on three guiding precepts for this type of…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Distance Education, Educational Administration, Educational Policy
Odora, Catherine, Ed.; And Others – 1992
Fourteen papers are provided from a symposium to provide general input into the 1990 Unesco International Literacy Year by reviewing and documenting existing knowledge and current issues in the field of women and literacy with special emphasis on developing countries. Specific topics are as follows: the definition of literacy; review of methods;…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Street, Brian, Ed. – 1990
This report consists of papers given at, relating to, and produced by an international seminar that emphasized sharing practical experience and analyzing conditions necessary to set up and sustain a literacy program. The first section provides an "Introduction" (James Porter) and "Background to the Seminar" (Alan Rogers).…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Curriculum, Developing Nations
Kidd, Ross; Byram, Martin – 1982
Designed to show that highly participatory, engaging, entertaining, and locally understandable communication forms can be used not only to liberate but also to domesticate, this paper presents case studies of several nonformal education projects in Botswana that attempted to follow the approach of Paulo Freire by using popular theatre to encourage…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Case Studies, Change Strategies, Cultural Activities
Crowley, David; And Others – 1981
The Third World countries of Botswana and Tanzania have used Radio Learning Group (RLG) campaigns effectively to get a limited amount of important information to a very large group of people at the same time. During campaigns voluntary participants organized in groups of 5-20 meet twice a week for about 5 weeks to listen to radio broadcasts about…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Community Organizations, Developing Nations
Kidd, Ross, Ed.; Colletta, Nat, Ed. – 1980
Case studies and seminar reports are provided that were presented at an international seminar to examine field experiences in using a culture-based approach to nonformal education. Part I, containing an introductory paper and nine case studies, focuses on indigenous institutions and processes in health, family planning, agriculture, basic…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Community Programs, Cultural Context
Kraai, Ziki; And Others – 1979
The use of popular theatre to overcome community development problems in underdeveloped countries through adult education is introduced and its relationship to the concept of participatory research is explored. Material is arranged in four sections. The first of these presents an introduction to popular theatre and participatory research. Stemming…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Community Control, Community Development
Botswana National Commission on Education, Gaborone. – 1977
This report presents the findings and recommendations of Botswana's National Commission on Education, based on the commission's 15-month review of Botswana's education system and its goals and major problems. The commission conducted its study from January 1976 through March 1977 and gathered information through personal visits and consultations…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Developing Nations, Educational Administration, Educational Change
United Nations Children's Fund, New York, NY. – 1972
This quarterly publication from UNICEF, announced here on a one time basis, reviews the Fund's activities in health, education, and nutrition for the children of developing countries. The following is a sample of articles from this issue devoted to education: "New Targets" discusses recommendations for emphasizing minimum education,…
Descriptors: Children, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Dropouts
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Akinpelu, J. A. – Convergence, 1996
In the interest of equity, Botswana must work to achieve the parity of the out-of-school, nonformal continuing education sector with the formal sector. The Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Botswana is working toward this ideal through its public education, extramural studies, and distance education units. (SK)
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Mogome-Ntsatsi, Kgomotso; Adeola, O. A. – Environmentalist, 1995
Highlights environmental problems confronting Botswana and describes the role of government, through National Conservation Strategy, in possible solutions. Also examines nongovernmental organizations which are involved in natural resource conservation and provide avenues for discussion of the environment and natural resources to increase public…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Conservation Education, Development, Drought
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Nyirenda, Juma E. – Convergence, 1995
Radio broadcasting is used in Botswana to inform, teach, and persuade adults about issues in agriculture, health, wildlife, conservation, and other areas. However, open broadcasting is not an effective nonformal education tool. Active and guided group listening to radio enables discussion and feedback. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education
Perraton, Hilary, Ed. – 1976
The International Extension College (IEC), which exists to make knowledge available to the Third World about distance teaching and its relevance, is discussed. So far most of the work of the IEC has been in Africa. By setting up three colleges, and working with others it has begun to show how distance teaching with the use of print materials,…
Descriptors: Correspondence Study, Developing Nations, Educational Radio, Extension Education
Republic of Botswana, Gaborone. – 1977
This paper sets forth the government of Botswana's intended policy and strategies for educational development, based on the recommendations of the Botswana National Commission on Education that were submitted in April 1977. Although implementation of all the commission's recommendations will take many years, this paper is intended to provide…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Developing Nations, Educational Administration, Educational Change
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