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Negassa, Tolera – African Educational Research Journal, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate non-formal vocational training program in fostering self employment in small scale industries in Oromia Regional State. In the regional state, unskilled man power is one of the major problems at lower level despite the growth of small business. The small business usually requires people trained in…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Vocational Education, Self Employment, Validity
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Sakyi, Kwesi Atta – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
Early childhood education has received attention from philosophers, educationists and psycho-analysts such as Plato, Avicenna, Locke, Pestalozzi, Whitehead, Carl Jung, Binet, Piaget, Montessori, Sigmund Freund, Howard Gardner, among others. In Africa, the backdrop of poverty, Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in strife-torn countries, among…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Governance, Intervention
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Choto, M.; Chitura, M. – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
While the HIV prevalence rate in Zimbabwe dropped from 24 to 14%, a lot of people continue to live with the virus. Anti-retro Viral Treatment was introduced in the country to prolong lives. The objectives of the study were to determine the factors associated with antiretroviral treatment (ART) default at Citimed hospital, establish the causes of…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Foreign Countries, Health Services
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Dagnew, Asrat – African Educational Research Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine determinants of student dropout rate in seven second cycle primary schools situated in Awi Zone. To effectuate this, descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The data were collected via questionnaire and interview from teachers, students who had dropped out of school, school principals…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Dropout Rate, Teacher Attitudes
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Odubo, Festus E.; Tobor, John O. – African Educational Research Journal, 2016
The residents of the Niger Delta endure extreme poverty, polluted environments, poor infrastructure, and high unemployment in spite of their abundant resources. In the early 1990s, these problems led to a violent uprising against oil exploration. In 2009, the federal government of Nigeria attempted to end the uprising by implementing an amnesty…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Activism, Social Bias, Social Change
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Amatari, Veronica Odiri – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
This study investigated the influence of geo-socio-economic factors of environmental degradation, school location, poverty, parental involvement in education and pupils, school attendance on their achievement in English language and Mathematics in the Niger Delta region, Nigeria. The study adopted correlational design. The sample size is made up…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Correlation, School Location
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Chukwumezie, F. U.; Osapka, David U. – African Educational Research Journal, 2015
This study investigated entrepreneurship opportunities and Nigerian graduates' unemployment in south-east and south-south geopolitical zones. The study adopted a survey-descriptive design because the events had taken place in their natural course of happening. Two hundred lecturers and Entrepreneurship Development Centers' Staff constituted the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Entrepreneurship, Employment Opportunities
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Olufade, Adenike Olufunke – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
Women involvements in political activities in recent times have been on the decline. Often times, women's right is denied against the provisions of the constitution and other international instruments of human rights and this does not allow them to participate in government adequately. It takes conscious political actions to address the issue of…
Descriptors: Females, Political Attitudes, Women Administrators, Foreign Countries
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Asamoah, Moses Kumi – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
This article reviews the penteco/charismatic concept of material blessing (material prosperity) using the Circle and Chorkor branches of Perez Chapel International of Ghana and the clergy of 7 other charismatic churches in Ghana. This is of particular interest in this contemporary era considering the fact that today the emphasis on prosperity…
Descriptors: World Views, Religious Factors, Churches, Clergy
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Ozoemena, Patricia O. – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
This paper examines the manpower development and utilization in Adult literacy education in Nigeria. The study indicates the availability of the programme in all the States and almost all the Local Government Area (LGA), and some communities in Nigeria. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in collaboration with some State Agencies and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Force Development, Adult Literacy, Literacy Education
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Hadebe, Lillie Beth; Mpofu, John – African Educational Research Journal, 2013
The major problems facing urban residents particularly women are poverty, poor food security, growing urban population, hunger and lack of formal employment. Due to lack of employment, the majority of women in urban centres are involved in urban agriculture. The major focus of this research was to establish to what extent women are being empowered…
Descriptors: Food, Safety, Urban Areas, Females