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Tagwirei, Cuthbeth – Children's Literature in Education, 2013
This article demonstrates, through Michael Gascoigne's "Tunzi the Faithful Shadow" (1988), that literature for children is sometimes employed by the government into the service of propagating dominant state ideologies in Zimbabwean schools. Such texts disseminate issues of inclusion and exclusion that characterise all nation building…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Developing Nations, Ideology, Social Change
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Ngoshi, Hazel Tafadzwa; Pasi, Juliet Sylvia – Children's Literature in Education, 2007
The Ministry of Education and Culture in Zimbabwe has introduced an intervention into the school curricula to complement the already existing mechanisms in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The literature in this programme is said to be designed to develop children's knowledge of HIV/AIDS and to maximise both individual and community commitment to the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Interaction, Foreign Countries