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Author Raditloaneng, Wapula Nelly,
Title Lifelong learning for poverty eradication / Wapula N. Raditloaneng, Morgen Chawawa ; with contribution by Prof. Preece.
Imprint Cham : Springer, 2015.

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Author Raditloaneng, Wapula Nelly,
Subject Continuing education -- Africa.
Education -- Aims and objectives -- Africa.
Educational sociology -- Africa.
Poor -- Education -- Africa.
Alt Name Chawawa, Morgen,
Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 269 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary This book illustrates the meaning and scope of lifelong learning and different types of poverty reduction programs prevalent generally in the African context and particularly in selected communities in Botswana. Lifelong learning is important for all stakeholders in poverty reduction to develop a better understanding of the scope and extent of poverty so that they can make informed decisions on best ways of tackling poverty. The book succinctly showcases community development and engagement initiatives and experiences from selected African universities and how the interaction of the universities and their respective communities resulted in a major transformation in the lives of poor families through exposure to some engagement strategies that effectively gave them a better future in their fight against poverty. This book develops in the reader a better understanding of the dynamics and dilemma of poverty and its negative effects on individuals and communities. But it answers the plight of the poor by equipping them with effective and practical tools to transform their lives and take full control of their destiny. ℗ʺ Provides a conceptual understanding of lifelong learning ℗ʺ Describes practical aspects and indicators of poverty and how it requires tackling through a multi-sectoral approach ℗ʺ Focuses on poverty reduction in all fronts, including development of an entrepreneurship mind-set.
Contents PART ONE: Lifelong learning -- Chapter One: Lifelong Learning: Meaning and Scope: Julia Preece -- Chapter Two: Poverty and community engagement: Wapula Raditloaneng.-Chapter Three: Botswana?s national poverty eradication policy and strategies: Wapula Raditloaneng -- Chapter Four: Lifelong learning for entrepreneurship development training: Morgan Chawawa -- PART TWO: The human dimensions of poverty -- Chapter Five: Entrepreneurship Learning and small business management skills: Morgan Chawawa -- Chapter Six: The human environment and sustainable environmental education: Wapula Raditloaneng -- Chapter Seven: Fighting poverty within the San Community: Morgan Chawawa -- Chapter Eight: Developing San women?s business, governance and management skills in the Arts and Craft Project -- Chapter Nine: Reducing poverty through inventive entrepreneurship skills -- Chapter Ten: The Kellogg Foundation Guidelines on Community Development -- PART THREE: University community development and engagement -- Chapter Eleven: Selected African universities community engagement work for poverty reduction: Wapula Raditloaneng -- Chapter Twelve: Capacity building for sustainable development in D?kar community: Wapula Raditloaneng and Morgan Chawawa -- Chapter Thirteen: Building partnerships for sustainable community development: Wapula Raditloaneng and Morgan Chawawa -- Chapter Fourteen: Epilogue: Lifelong Learning for development in Botswana and Africa: Wapula Raditloaneng and Morgan Chawawa.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed March 3, 2015).
ISBN 9783319105482 (electronic bk.)
3319105485 (electronic bk.)
3319105477 (print)
9783319105475 (print)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-10548-2
OCLC # 904045759
Additional Format Printed edition: 9783319105475

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