Information Literacy and lifelong learning for health in the African region
In 2000, Member States of the United Nations committed to the attainment of a set of quantifiable Millennium Development (MDG) goals for redressing poverty and improving lives by the year 2015. While all of the eight MDG ...
Economic information literacy and the development of Sub-Saharan Arican countries
It has been proven that information availability is a key factor in the development of a society. Brooding and Mayer-Schonberger (2000) summaries this in the following words: 'indeed, accurate and reliable information is ...
Information literacy : the missing link in South Africa's educational transformation
This paper uses the lens of information literacy and information literacy education to view educational change in South Africa.
Governance and information literacy: pillars of sustainable development in Southern Africa
Good governance is a basis for sustainable information literacy. Both good governance and information literacy are pillars of sustainable development. Progressive nations with modern economies recognise and advocate that ...
Governance, citizenhsip and information literacy abilities in Africa
This paper is a contribution to the ongoing debate over the role of governance and citizenship in promoting information literacy abilities. In other words, to what extent have good governance and citizenship empowered ...
Promoting information literacy: lessons from education and lifelong learning
Literacy in general and functional literacy in particular are at the heart of any educational empowerment. Simply defined, literacy relates to acquisition of skills to use written language. Literacy is a powerful tool that ...
Using information literacy skills to support health care services in sub-saharan Africa
Health Information Literacy must be argued for both the health worker and the consumers of health care in order for it to be meaningful to the national and regional development agenda. Information Literacy helps the health ...