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PLA Notes CD-ROM 1988-2001 16 Challenges in facilitator recruitment and training
Document begins: PLA Notes CD-ROM 19882001 16 Challenges in facilitator recruitment and training Maria Nandago · Introduction to be copied, broken into syllables or letters and re-built into new words. REFLECT programmes depend on the use of In practice there was never much discussion. local facilitators who come from the same The programme was at a very low ebb, communities as participants. In this way, the characterised by few learners and high REFLECT process does not create or instructor absenteeism. This paved the way for encourage dependency on external agents, but REFLECT, although REFLECT was not rather generates a dynamic within the introduced following a systematic critical community. However, identifying suitable review of the Functional Adult Literacy facilitators is far from easy and training them approach. There was no specific appraisal of effectively over a limited time period is a the potential of REFLECT for resolving the major challenge. existing crisis, nor was there any detailed analysis of how to adapt the REFLECT The norm is to provide facilitators with about approach to the local context. REFLECT was two weeks initial training. At a glance, this effectively used to replace the Functional may seem both too long and too short: ...