Adult Basic Education and Training - ABET
Supporting adult learning in South Africa



South African links

HSRC - Directory of research
Research ouput keyword: ABET

University of Johannesburg

Title The role of ABET programmes in the rural South African context
Authors Prof. B. Smit
Nenzhelele, Takalani Edwin
Issue Date 19-May-2009

Final report - executive summary This research was undertaken in order to establish the current status and impact of Adult Basic Education and Training within the MERSETA. The brief for this project required that the research provide reliable information on the current situation within the MERSETA sectors pertaining to adult literacy and numeracy training and outcomes. The findings of this study are intended to be used to support decision making and goal setting with regard to MERSETA activities in the ABET area, and in particular to ensure MERSETA ABET alignment with National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) target.

Tshwane University of Technology

Title Factors influencing attendance of learners at ABET centres in Bolobedu, Limpopo Province
Link Website
Author Tlodipjane Helen Poppy Mashamaite
Submitted as partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Magister Technologiae: Education
Issue Date October 2006

ABET Programmes at Community Learning Centres in the Western Cape
REDEWAN LARNEY A minithesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the degree of Magister Educationis in the Faculty of Education, University of the Western Cape. November 2006. The problem that gave rise to the study was to determine how Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) was implemented in the Western Cape and to find answers to the question of “what exactly is the nature of the relationship between adult education and training”?

International links

Adult learning Australia
AKA is the national peak body for Adult and Community Education in Australia.

Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development
Adult Basic Education - British Columbia, Canada

COABE - Commission on Adult Basic Education
Providing leadership, communication, professional development, and advocacy for adult education and literacy practitioners. Based in New York.

Adult Basic Education Association
Adult Basic Education is part of the Highland Council's Education, Culture and Sport Service. It provides free, confidential tuition on a one-to-one or small group basis. A UK-based organisation.


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