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Cherian, Lily; Du Toit, Cecilia – Perspectives in Education, 2008
This article is a report on research conducted to support the development of a multilingual literacy learning software programme for adult learners in rural Limpopo Province, South Africa. The topic of inquiry for the research was literacy learning in a multilingual environment, with special attention paid to attitudinal and metacognitive aspects.…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Multilingualism, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning
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Kiggundu, Edith; Castle, Jane – Perspectives in Education, 2007
There is an urgent need for fresh approaches to HIV & AIDS education for adults and youth in South Africa, particularly for those marginalised by society, such as rural black women. In this article we explore the factors which affect awareness, condom use and HIV & AIDS risk among a group of women who attend classes in a rural Adult…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Rural Population, Rural Education
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Hewlett, Lynn – Perspectives in Education, 2006
Contextual studies of learning experiences as recalled by working, adult learners entering post-graduate studies in higher education are not widely reported in higher education research. The purpose of this study was to explore the recalled learning experiences of adult students with work experience, but no prior completed academic qualifications,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Work Experience, Adult Students