Profiling adult literacy facilitators in development contexts: an ethnographic study in Ethiopia

Teachers/facilitators in adult literacy learning programmes are recognised as being vital to successful learning outcomes. But little is known about them as a group. This small-scale research project comprising ethnographic-style case studies of five adult literacy facilitators (ALFs) in Ethiopia seeks to throw some light on these teachers, their backgrounds and what they bring to their teaching, with a view to improving the effectiveness of their work. The researchers found that all of the ALFs had high levels of commitment, but none of the ALFs received much in the way of training, and profe ... Show more

Authors: Warkineh, Turuwark Zalalam; Rogers, Alan; Danki, Tolera Negassa

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands, Springer Science+Business Media, 2018

Resource type: Article

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