Educating Marginalised Young People in Mauritius

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2006-10
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Commonwealth of Learning (COL)
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PCF4 // This paper will showcase the various steps towards a community based program inplemented by Halley Movement in Mauritius. It will also explain the successes and failures of BETA (Basic Education To Adolescent) Program. The author will try to demonstrate the realities working with 'Out of school youths' and the challenges involved. // The main highlights will be the following: // Backgroung of education and drop out rates within the educational system in Mauritius // Results of survey carried out by Halley Movement and followup actions // Community involvement and UNICEF's contribution // Training of teachers and curriculum design // Different approaches to the BETA program // Successses and failures to date and feedback from official quarters // The powerpoint presentation will end by the author responding to queries from participants. // Paper ID 237

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Mauritius
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Africa
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