South Africa needs ABET

The contributions of Adult Basic Education and Training in South Africa cannot be emphasized enough. The decades of Apartheid has left the majority of adult South Africans with little or no education and no hope of reaching their full potential. Until the advent of Adult Basic Education programs these South African’s were destined to be … Read more

Adult Basic Education

The success of all adult basic education depends, first, on instructors’ respect for students’ dignity. Disadvantaged students, who risk enrollment in adult basic education, often associate classrooms with intimidation, alienation, and humiliation. Adult basic education instructors must help their students feel safe, because learning involves risk, mistakes, trial and error, and constant practice—none of which … Read more