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Hands-on Learning Issue 22

Through our Hands-on Learning publication, we hope to play a helpful role in synthesising information from innovators and implementers in civil society, supporting them to share what they have learned so that others are able to draw from and build on their experiences.

Read below a short synopsis of what you can find in Hands-on Learning issue 22:

Strengthening Links in the Learning Chain: The Value of Accelerated Learning Programmes

In South Africa, poor reading proficiency in schools has been compounded by pandemic-era learning losses. Accelerated Learning Programmes (ALPs), in various forms, can help address this deficit because they are designed to support children who are constantly falling behind. This learning brief explores how ALPs can help fill the gaps in our schooling system.

To read this learning brief, download a pdf here or read it magazine-style on ISSUU here.

Think, Plan, Act and Adapt!

Ilifa Labantwana’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic provides important lessons for civil society on how to respond to increased demand for social services from low-resource communities in rural and semi-urban areas.

To read this learning brief, download a pdf here or read it magazine-style on ISSUU here.

Proactive Interventions to Build Stronger Learning Foundations

One of South Africa’s biggest developmental challenges is the large proportion of children who cannot read for meaning in early grades. Reading with comprehension is a fundamental skill upon which others are built. Children who do not have strong learning foundations are not equipped to read for meaning and, without adequate support, they struggle to reach their potential with long-term social- and economic consequences for the country. We can’t rely on schools alone to fix the country’s literacy problem as causal factors occur before children enter primary school.

To read this learning brief, download a pdf here or read it magazine-style on ISSUU here.

Read the full issue below magazine-style below on ISSUU – choose full-screen mode [   ] for a better reading experience.  Download the full Hands-on Learning publication (Issue 22) here as a pdf.

 

 

 

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