Removing the shame: report of an evaluation study of the National Literacy Programme & Pilot Project Saint Lucia



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The terms of reference for this study were to: 1) trace and examine key characteristics of the process of project development with special reference to its planning base; 2) identify factors that contributed to or constrained the pilot project; 3) measure the level of progress made within the project in relation to targeted objectives and scheduled activities, 4) determine the overall impact of the project at learner, facilitator, and participating agency levels; examine the overall impact of the project, and linkages within the project, including project participation, and community organization and spirit; 6) assess the project management, and 7) make recommendations for the National Literacy Programme based on the findings of the evaluation. The report presents the findings in each of these areas, and examines the pedagogical and language issues in the Literacy Pilot Project.


Note: Prepared for CUSO and the National research and Development Foundation.

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Literacy programmes