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von Kotze, Astrid; Walters, Shirley; Luckett, Thembi – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2016
This article addresses the tensions and contradictions of applying a popular education approach in the current context of South Africa. It draws upon data from an 18-month research project exploring the traditions of popular education. It presents an extended discussion on the meanings of popular education, and their varied implications for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Popular Education, Educational Practices, Role of Education
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Rule, Peter – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa is the region of the world most affected by HIV & AIDS, accounting for two-thirds of the global burden of the pandemic. People with disabilities are regarded as a high-risk group for HIV but have been largely neglected in programmes of education, treatment and support. This paper examines the possibilities for a learning…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Focus Groups, Adult Education, Disabilities
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Albertyn, Ruth M.; Kapp, Chris A.; Groenewald, Cornie J. – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2001
Questionnaires were completed by 37 participants in a South African life skills program before, directly after, and 3 months after completion. Factor analysis revealed a shift in empowerment as participants moved from micro-level focus on self to macro-level focus on external issues. Growth in critical thinking, confidence, and control also…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Daily Living Skills, Empowerment, Foreign Countries