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Sani, A. Sadiq; Abraham, Charles; Denford, Sarah; Mathews, Catherine – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2018
This study investigated facilitators and challenges to designing, implementing and evaluating school-based sexual health education in sub-Saharan Africa, using interviews with intervention designers and researchers. At the pre-planning and planning stages, participants reported that facilitating factors included addressing the reproductive health…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Health Education, Safety, Contraception
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Unterhalter, Elaine – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2012
Children's adaptive preference and capabilities are considered in relation to literature on children's voice, agency and adult adaptation. Data collected for projects on gender and schooling in South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania and Nigeria are analysed to show how adaptation and distinctions between absolute and relative poverty are helpful in…
Descriptors: Poverty, Student Evaluation, Pregnancy, Educational Change
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Lee, Jenny; Opio, Thomas – Sport, Education and Society, 2011
There is a considerable lack of literature on international student athletes despite the extent to which colleges and universities are increasingly relying on them to heighten the winning reputation of their sports programs. This research focuses on international student athletes from Africa. Based on interviews of 16 student athletes from seven…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Misconceptions, Racial Discrimination
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Akande, Adebowale W. – Educational Studies, 2009
The present study has been conducted with an aim to compare responses of undergraduates from Swaziland to previously reported findings with similar groups of American, Nepalese, Nigerian and Hong Kong. A total sample of 310 males and females in the age range of 20 and 21 were selected from three universities in South Africa. Self-esteem was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Esteem, Self Concept, Cross Cultural Studies