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A departure from the past? Extension workers and participatory rural development: the case of Botswana
(Taylor & Francis, http://www.informaworld.com, 1998-07)
This article addresses the question of whether extension workers can change their attitudes and practices in order to promote participatory rural development by considering the case of Botswana. It discusses the emergent ...
Teachers' perspectives on classroom practice in Botswana: implications for pedagogical change
(Routledge http://www.informaworld.com, 1998-04)
Attempts to improve the quality of education in Botswana have, inter alia, included an emphasis on a learner-centered pedagogy. Attempts at implementing this pedagogy have been made within the ambit of the technical rational ...
New developments in the national examination system in Botswana
(National Council on Measurement in Education. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com, 1999-12)
The study briefly looks at the new developments in the national examination system in Botswana. With this new system, the government opted for a criterion-referenced testing (CRT) model for primary and junior secondary ...
The study of curriculum change in Botswana with special reference to primary science: an historical perspective
(Taylor & Francis, http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals, 1995)
This paper traces historical events in the development of primary science in Botswana. It identifies changes that have taken place from 1969 to 1989. Prior to 1969, the word science in primary schools was non-existent. ...
Determinants of the nutritional status of children in a rural African setting: the case of Chobe district, Botswana
(United Nations University Press. http://www.unu.edu, 1998)
Variations in interdistrict nutritional status have puzzled both social policy makers and health workers in Botswana. A total of 643 households and 898 pre-school children were surveyed to determine factors that are ...
Competing gender ideologies: a conceptual framework for the analysis of education amongst Batswana of Botswana, c.1840-c.1994
(Research and Development Unit, University of Botswana. http://www.thuto.org, 1997)
In both precolonial and Westerm forms of schooling, education was a crucial medium of construction and articulation of ideas concerning the role and behaviour of women. Precolonial education reproduced and maintained sharp ...