What about the vulnerable boy child?

What about the vulnerable boy child?

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As SADC’s implementing partner for CSTL, MIET Africa is increasingly aware of the paucity of support for boys and young men as compared for that of vulnerable girls and young women.

The paper highlights the vulnerability of boys and young men, and argues that engaging them in a more holistic approach to gender equality, and addressing their own specific vulnerabilities, has the potential to benefit both boys and girls. It concludes with recommendations for strengthening support for boys and young men within the CSTL framework.

Addressing Barriers to Learning through Innovative Learning Environments

Addressing Barriers to Learning through Innovative Learning Environments

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MIET Africa’s Innovative Learning Environments project, implemented in three schools in KZN, South Africa, devised and trialled a range of innovative strategies to improve learning outcomes of seriously underachieving learners. The use of electronic devices proved to be a particularly powerful strategy for learning mathematics, especially when their use was paired with tuition and support by mentor learners.

Maximizing opportunities in data management

Maximizing opportunities in data management

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Large development programmes that are heavily data-dependent pose considerable challenges, both logistical and analytical. This paper seeks to highlight the challenges associated with traditional systems (i.e. paper-based) of data collection and analysis, and demonstrates how the utilization of digitized technologies (as demonstrated in the Young Women and Girls Programme [see Keeping Girls in School]) can enhance efficiencies in logistics, analysis and overall project management.