An evaluative study of the motivation of adult basic education and training (ABET) in industry.

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dc.contributor.advisor Wallis, John.
dc.creator Hoosen, Fatema.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-06-04T08:30:24Z
dc.date.available 2012-06-04T08:30:24Z
dc.date.created 2000
dc.date.issued 2000
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10413/5393
dc.description Thesis (M.Ed.) - University of Natal, Durban, 2000.
dc.description.abstract My venture into the field of ABET (Adult Basic Education and Training) began in 1994 as a community based tutor and coordinator of ABET programs. In the past six years, setting up and co-ordinating ABET programs together with individuals and organisations, has been my main endeavour. This experience has led me to the realisation that the key to successful literacy programmes is attendance and the motivation of learners. Since I have not had much experience working within industry, my impressions and picture of ABET classes conducted at the workplace have always been vague, so I chose this area of focus for two reasons. Firstly, this would widen my knowledge in workplace literacy programmes by reading widely on the topic, and secondly, it would afford me the opportunity to meet and find out attitudes from learners themselves. I would be able to find out and see personally what is actually taking place at the floor level in ABET classes in this sector. Since ABET classes are offered to learners at the workplace, I wanted to know about their aspirations and gain first hand knowledge of their motivation to attend, more so because of the current focus on the promotion of literacy in commerce and industry. Thus, this study aims to find out whether workers are motivated to attend ABET classes in the workplace. The place where I conducted my research is the Beacon Sweet and Chocolate factory in the Mobeni Industrial area of Durban, Kwa Zulu Natal.
dc.language.iso en
dc.subject Functional literacy--South Africa.
dc.subject Employees--Training of--South Africa.
dc.subject Chocolate industry--Employees--Training of.
dc.subject Adult education--South Africa.
dc.subject Occupational training--KwaZulu-Natal.
dc.subject Theses--Adult education.
dc.title An evaluative study of the motivation of adult basic education and training (ABET) in industry.
dc.type Thesis

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