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A Culturally Sensitive Approach to Promoting Initial Literacy Development in Africa : Ongoing and Planned Research and Development at the University of Zambia’s Centre for Promotion of Literacy in Sub-Saharan Africa (CAPOLSA) (2017)


Serpell, R., Jere-Folotiya, J., Chansa-Kabali, T., Munachaka, J., Maumbi, M. N., Yalukanda, C., . . . , & Lyytinen, H. (2017). A Culturally Sensitive Approach to Promoting Initial Literacy Development in Africa : Ongoing and Planned Research and Development at the University of Zambia’s Centre for Promotion of Literacy in Sub-Saharan Africa (CAPOLSA). In A. Abubakar, & F. J. R. van de Vijver (Eds.), Handbook of Applied Developmental Science in Sub-Saharan Africa (pp. 313-334). New York: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4939-7328-6_17


JYU authors or editors


Publication details

All authors or editors: Serpell, Robert; Jere-Folotiya, Jacqueline; Chansa-Kabali, Tamara; Munachaka, Jonathan; Maumbi, Mwanza Nakawala; Yalukanda, Christopher; Sampa, Francis; Lyytinen, Heikki

Parent publication: Handbook of Applied Developmental Science in Sub-Saharan Africa

Parent publication editors: Abubakar, Amina; van de Vijver, Fons J.R.

ISBN: 978-1-4939-7326-2

Publication year: 2017

Pages range: 313-334

Number of pages in the book: 417

Publisher: Springer

Place of Publication: New York

Publication country: United States

Publication language: English

DOI: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7328-6_17

Open Access: Publication channel is not openly available

Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/60308


Keywords: literacy; education policy; development cooperation; indigenous peoples; study material; orthography; multilingualism; socioeconomic status

Free keywords: literacy development; centre for the promotion of literacy in Sub-Saharan Africa (CAPOLSA); innovation; educational policy; indigenous language; applied developmental science; Zambia; technology development; medium of instruction; GraphoGame; schools


Contributing organizations


Ministry reporting: Yes

Reporting Year: 2017

JUFO rating: 2


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