NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
Dynamic Indicators of Basic…1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 35 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Read, Nicholas – European Journal of Education, 2017
This article reviews the accuracy and relevance of the national monitoring mechanisms currently used to establish national learning and teaching material (LTM) availability indicators. In many countries, only very basic LTM monitoring requirements are provided. These are not updated regularly and are usually not designed specificially to support…
Descriptors: Low Income, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Reading Materials
Butcher, Neil; Hoosen, Sarah; Levey, Lisbeth; Moore, Derek – Online Submission, 2016
The Impact of Open Licensing on the Early Reader Ecosystem examines how to use open licensing to promote quality learning resources for young children that are relevant and interesting. Research in early reading tends to focus on traditional publishing value and supply chains, without taking much consideration of new approaches and solutions…
Descriptors: Early Reading, Online Vendors, Electronic Learning, Electronic Publishing
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Edwards, Viv; Ngwaru, Jacob Marriote – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2012
Growing interest in bilingual education in sub-Saharan Africa has highlighted an urgent need for reading material in African languages. In this paper, we focus on authors, one of several groups of stakeholders with responsibility for meeting this demand. We address three main issues: the nature and extent of African language publishing for…
Descriptors: Expertise, African Languages, Reading Materials, Bilingual Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hoffman, James V. – Research in the Teaching of English, 2012
This essay raises concerns over the future direction for educational aid designed to promote literacy in developing countries. The essay focuses on the EGRA (Early Grade Reading Assessment) initiative in Africa. At one level, this essay challenges the claims for empirical and research-based support for the EGRA. At a broader level, this essay…
Descriptors: Expertise, Foreign Countries, Literacy, Developing Nations
Nafukho, Fredrick Muyia; Wawire, Nelson H. W.; Lam, Penina Mungania – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (NJ3), 2011
Adult education is now considered a mainstream academic discipline in several African countries, and its importance in today's knowledge and "ideas" economies is growing steadily. It is provided by organisations such as public universities, training colleges, corporate universities and employers. The successful operation of educational…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disciplines, Educational Administration, Reading Materials, Adult Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Geography Teacher, 2009
"The Geography Teacher" provides hands-on reference and educative material for K-12 Geography teachers. The journal also pioneers innovative ideas for contemporary teaching methods, including lesson plans. This issue contains the following: (1) Census in Schools Program (census.gov); (2) Ask Dr. de Blij (Dr. Harm de Blij); (3) Eritrea:…
Descriptors: Geography, Foreign Countries, Book Reviews, Climate
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hunt, George – Journal of Research in Reading, 2007
This paper discusses an attempt to establish community literacy procedures in an Eastern Cape community school. The school hosts the Additive Bilingual Education (ABLE) project, a cooperation between UK and South African universities and the school trust. The community literacy strand of the project encourages family members to contribute oral…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Materials, Community Attitudes, Community Involvement
Planche, Bernard – 1988
This book is written for children ages 5 through 10. Part of a series designed to develop their curiosity, fascinate them and educate them, this volume describes various aspects of life on the tropical island of Nossi Be, off the coast of Madagascar. Topics include houses, daily life, food, and animals and plants. (YP)
Descriptors: Animals, Biological Sciences, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
Fauvel, Monique – 1991
This paper reports on a practicum designed to increase reading motivation among senior high school students (as reflected by the number of books checked out from the school library) and to promote a better understanding of cultural sub-groups in the school, of which Blacks constituted the largest group (41%) and Hispanics, the second largest…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, High School Students, High Schools, Multicultural Education
Allen, John – 1998
Much has been said and written about the importance of local and community organizations for the development of access to learning opportunities in impoverished countries. Calls for greater self-reliance and for educational services relevant to local conditions and community needs and that meet the needs of all constituents have increased since…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Reading Programs, Community Development
Clark, Leon E., Ed. – 1971
This book, first in a series of six dealing with African culture and intended for secondary level students, deals with tradition and change in Africa. All of the selections in this volume were written by Africans and come from a variety of sources including autobiographies, novels, and poems. The basic purpose of the book is to capture some of the…
Descriptors: African Culture, Area Studies, Black Studies, Child Rearing
Clark, Leon E., Ed. – 1971
This book, second in a series of six dealing with African culture and intended for secondary level students, deals with the processes of industrialization and urbanization that are transforming the traditional way of life in Africa. Almost all of the selections in this volume were written by Africans, and they come from a variety of sources…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), African Culture, Area Studies, Black Studies
Clark, Leon E., Ed. – 1970
Third in a series of six dealing with African culture and intended for secondary level students, this book deals with the ancient kingdoms of the Western Sudan, the early civilizations of East Africa, the coming of the Europeans, and the Atlantic slave trade. Almost all of the selections in the volume were written by Africans, and they come from a…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Archaeology, Area Studies
Clark, Leon E., Ed. – 1970
The process of nation building in Tanzania is the topic of this book, the sixth in a series dealing with African culture and intended for secondary level students. Almost all of the selections in the book were written by Africans, and they come from a variety of sources including speeches, government documents, newspaper and magazine articles,…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Area Studies, Black Studies
Clark, Leon E., Ed. – 1981
The exciting period after World War II, when independence movements developed and flourished throughout Africa is the topic of this book, fifth in a series dealing with African culture and intended for secondary level students. Almost all of the selections in the book were written by Africans and come from a variety of sources including…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Area Studies, Foreign Countries
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3