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Wilder, Phillip; Msseemmaa, Daudi – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2019
In 2008, Moje pondered responsive literacy teaching to what end, before arguing that disciplinary literacy should provide the answer in secondary school classrooms. Since then, research into literacy within school disciplines has foregrounded the reading, writing, and reasoning of experts within disciplines while backgrounding (or ignoring) worthy…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disciplines, Literacy
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Seni, Abdallah Jacob – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
This paper explores the causes and effects of a unique begging style involving children as guides in Dodoma Municipality, Tanzania. The rationale for Dodoma Municipality to be the study location is that the begging phenomenon using children as guides is rampant. The study sample involved 40 respondents, of whom 6 were young carers of visually…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Caregivers, Visual Impairments
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Maganda, Dainess – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2016
Drawing from a sociocultural perspective of literacy, with the goal to promote the use of African Native Languages (ANL) in schools, I conducted a Participatory Action Research in one multilingual primary school community in North West Tanzania. For three weeks, 19 teachers, 19 parents and 119 6th grade students collaborated with each other in a…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Action Research, Participatory Research, African Languages
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Manase, Joseph – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
In order for the community to bring meaningful and sustainable environmental conservation and change, it must take action in implementing environmental education values acquired from environmental learning programmes and organizations. This study therefore aimed at assessing factors conditioning community implementation of environmental education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Case Studies, Conservation (Environment)
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Manase, Joseph – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
Various studies about the environment consider different factors as sources of environmental deterioration. Such studies have not paid much attention on education as the remedy for environmental sustainability. Other studies have rarely considered environmental education approaches as the reason for lack of success in environmental education…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Interviews, Focus Groups
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Matete, Rose Ephraim – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2016
Management by Objective through Open Performance Review and Appraisal System (OPRAS) was introduced in Tanzania for evaluation of public servants work performance in 2004. The aim of this study was to investigate how teachers perceive the implementation of OPRAS as a mechanism of assessing their work performance and making them accountable for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Implementation, Management by Objectives, Teacher Evaluation
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Tandika, Pambas – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2015
This study explored the stakeholders' construction of quality of Pre-primary Education (PPE) based on the various dimensions of PPE in Tanzania with special attention being paid to policy as discourse. The study involved a total of 129 informants sampled differently. The study sampled parents through convenience sampling technique, while teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stakeholders, Educational Quality, Preschool Education
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Mwinjuma, Juma Saidi; Kadir, Suhaida bte Abd.; Hamzah, Azimi; Basri, Ramli – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2015
This paper scrutinizes decentralization of education with reference to some countries around the world. We consider discussion on decentralization to be complex, critical and broad question in the contemporary education planning, administration and politics of education reforms. Even though the debate on and implementation of decentralization…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Educational Administration, Politics of Education, Concept Formation
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McDermott, Peter – Language and Literacy Spectrum, 2010
This is a descriptive self-study of my experience participating in IRA's Diagnostic Teaching Project in Tanzania. The paper describes the teacher educators with whom I worked, their responses to IRA's curriculum, and what I learned about Tanzanian people, culture and education. Data are derived from a Likert survey, an open-item questionnaire, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Teacher Attitudes, Constructivism (Learning)
Bhola, H. S. – Literacy Discussion, 1971
This article, part of a larger report, discusses and evaluates the literacy teachers used in the Tanzania Work-Oriented Adult Literacy Pilot Project, their selection, training, and performance, and makes recommendations for the future of the project. (AN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Educational Strategies, Literacy Education
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Literacy Works, 1994
The four issues of the journal, dated fall 1993 through summer 1994, contain articles on a variety of issues in literacy education. The first focuses on the role of literacy education in international economic development, and contains descriptions of a number of programs and strategies in both developing and industrialized nations. The second…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Classroom Techniques
London, Jack – Literacy Discussion, 1973
The author describes a UNESCO program to achieve functional literacy which has been especially successful in Tanzania with the cooperation of that country's government. Instructional programs must be designed for the illiterate adult with an emphasis on oral communication. (AG)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Developing Nations
Mbakile, Emmanuel P. R. – Literacy Discussion, 1974
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Farmer Education, Daily Living Skills, Data Collection
Bennet, Nicholas – Literacy Discussion, 1975
A new system of education designed to solve problems facing rural areas in developing countries is needed. Guidelines for the rural development functional literacy systems for Upper Volta, Tanzania, China, Cuba, and Thailand are described. (BP)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Dropouts, Educational Change, Educational Needs
Kokuhirwa, Hilda – Literacy Discussion, 1975
The report describes the changing image of women in rural Tanzania and the various agencies responsible for their social, economic, cultural, and political promotion in rural areas, including the Tanganyika African National Union (TANU), and the Union of Women in Tanganyika (UWT). (LH)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Change Agents, Developing Nations, Educational Opportunities
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