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    • Christianity and rural community literacy practices in Uganda 

      Openjuru, George Ladaah (Blackwell Publishing,, 2007)
      In this article, we examine how Christianity provides the impetus for local literacy practices in a rural community in Uganda. These Christian literacy practices form a central part of the literacy activities of the ...
    • An examination of the difference between the contents of the FAL literacy curriculum/primers used in Uganda and everyday literacy practices in rural community life. 

      Openjuru, George (Journal of Research and Practice in Adult Literacy, 2007)
      Adult literacy learning programmes in Uganda and, I believe, in most African countries, are largely driven by national and community development concerns (see Carr-Hill et al., 2001; Fiedrich & Jellema, 2003; Wagner, ...
    • Perceptions on remunerations and turnover intentions in public universities in Uganda 

      Okello, Nicholas Gregory; Lamaro, Gloria (International Journal of Development Research, 2015-01-31)
      Introduction: One of the biggest challenges many Public Universities worldwide and more so in developing economies will continue to face is the accelerated academic staff turnover intention due to pay inadequacy. The ...
    • Motivations for participation in higher education 

      Peace Buhwamatsiko;, Tumuheki,; Jacobus;, Zeelen; George L., Openjuru (International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016)
      ABSTRACT The objective of this qualitative study was to establish motivations for participation of non-traditional students (NTS) in university education. The findings are drawn from empirical data collected from 15 ...
    • Motivations for participation in higher education 

      Jacobus, Zeelen; George L., Openjuru; Tumuheki, Peace Buhwamatsiko (International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016-03-28)
      The objective of this qualitative study was to establish motivations for participation of non-traditional students (NTS) in university education. The findings are drawn from empirical data collected from 15 unstructured ...
    • The influence of out-of-institution environments on the university schooling project of non-traditional students in Uganda 

      Buhwamatsiko Tumuhekia, Peace; Zeelenb, Jacques; Openjuru Ladaah, George (Taylor & Francis, 2016-07-14)
      Participation and integration of non-traditional students (NTS) in university education is influenced by factors within the institution and those external to the institution, including participants’ self-perceptions and ...
    • The influence of out-of-institution environments on the university schooling project of nontraditional students in Uganda 

      Buhwamatsiko Tumuheki, Peace; Zeelen, Jacques; Ladaah Openjuru, George (Routledge- Taylor &Francis, 2018)
      Participation and integration of non-traditional students (NTS) in university education is influenced by factors within the institution and those external to the institution, including participants’ self-perceptions and ...
    • The Role of Religion in Written Language Maintenance and Shift in Uganda 

      Openjuru, George Ladaah (Multilingual Matters 2019, 2019)
      The primary focus of this chapter is the ambivalent role of religion in language maintenance and shift in Uganda. This chapter draws its theo-retical framework from the work of Pauwels (2005) on language mainte-nance and ...
    • Vocational education and training for African development: a literature review 

      McGrath, Simon; Ramsarup, Presha; Zeelen, Jacques; Wedekind, Volker; Allais, Stephanie; Lotz-Sisitka, Heila; Monk, David; Openjuru, George; Russon, Jo-Anna (Informa-Taylor & Francis, 2019-11-05)
      The SDGs mark the clearest global acceptance yet that the previous approach to development was unsustainable. In VET, UNESCO has responded by developing a clear account of how a transformed VET must be part of a ...
    • When the guns stopped roaring: Acholi ngec ma gwoko lobo 

      Monk, David; Openjuru, George; Odoch, Martin; Nono, Denis; Ongom, Simon (UTS ePRESS, 2020-05-11)
      This article calls attention to the responsibility of universities to transform, through partnership, the community in which they are embedded. The authors suggest that, to find solutions to the various community ...
    • Determinants of smallholder farmers’ adaptation strategies to the effects of climate change: Evidence from northern Uganda 

      Atube, Francis; Malinga, Geoffrey M.; Nyeko, Martine; Okello, Daniel M.; Alarakol, Simon Peter; Okello‑Uma, Ipolto (Agriculture & Food Security, 2021)
      Background: Climate change poses a threat to the sustainability of food production among small-scale rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa that are dependent on rain-fed agriculture. Understanding farmers’ adaptations ...
    • Entry Grades and the Academic Performance of University Students 

      David, Onen; Geoffrey M., Malinga; Betty A, Ezati; George L, Openjuru; Aciro, Rosalba (The Asian Institute of Research, 2021)
      Universities world over mostly base their decisions to admit their new students on the applicant’s pre-university academic results. However, there is yet no concrete evidence that the students’ pre-university academic ...
    • Entry Grades and the Academic Performance of University Students 

      Rosalba, Aciro; David, Onen; Geoffrey M., Malinga; Betty A., Ezati; George L, Openjuru (The Asian Institute of Research, 2021)
      Universities world over mostly base their decisions to admit their new students on the applicant’s pre-university academic results. However, there is yet no concrete evidence that the students’ pre-university academic ...
    • Funding and Support Supervision under Universal Primary Education 

      Okello, Nicholas Gregory; Kidega, Phonic Onekalit (Journal of Education and Practice, 2021)
      Support supervision promotes continuous improvement in the quality of teaching and learning by providing necessary leadership and support for quality improvement processes. Several policies and guidelines on funding and ...
    • Transitioning Vocational Education and Training in Africa: A Social Skills Ecosystem Perspective VET Africa 4.0 Collective. 

      McGrath, Simon; Openjuru, George Ladaah; Lotz-Sisitka, Heila; Allais, Stephanie; Zeelen, Jacques; Wedekind, Volker; Ramsarup, Presha (Bristol University Press, 2021)
      Editor's Preface This is the first volume for the Bristol Studies in Comparative and International Education (building upon the former Bristol Papers series) and one that clearly demonstrates our commitment to ‘critically ...
    • Order of adjectives and adverbs in L2 English: evidence from L1 Acholi speakers of Ugandan English 

      Amarorwot, Sarah; Isingoma, Bebwa (Studies in Linguistics, Culture and FLT, 2021-11)
      Abstract: L2 English are quintessentially characterized by cross-linguistic influence at all levels of linguistic analysis as a result of contact phenomena. This study examines the contribution of the syntax of a Ugandan ...
    • Implicit Arguments in Ugandan English 

      Isingoma, Bebwa (English Studies at NBU 2021, 2021-12-30)
      In standard British/American English, some transitive verbs, which are ontologically specified for objects, may be used with the objects not overtly expressed (for example, leave), while other transitive verbs do not ...
    • Learning informally: A case for arts in vocational education and training in Uganda 

      LADAAH OPENJURU, GEORGE; SANFORD, KATHY; DE OLIVEIRA JAYME, BRUNO; MONK, DAVID (2022-06-22)
      This paper advocates for the inclusion of the arts in vocational learning programs in Uganda, as an integrated form of holistic learning oriented towards empowerment and entrepreneurship. Using community-based research in ...
    • Relationship between Head Teacher's Motivation Strategies and Teacher's Performance in Secondary Schools in Serere District 

      Lamaro, Gloria; Akello, Jennifer (East African Journal of Education Studies, 2022-12-21)
      Globally, teacher performance is a significant challenge for education, necessitating effective strategies to combat low morale and ensure adequate school performance (Gitonga, 2012). This study investigated the ...
    • Collaboratively reimagining teaching and learning 

      Fabian, Flora; Harle, Jonathan; Kalimasi, Perpetua; Kilonzo, Rehema; Lamaro, Gloria; Luswata, Albert; Monk, David; Ngowi, Edwin; Nzegwu, Femi; Sikalieh, Damary (Open Book Publishers, 2023)
      In 2020, the African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development proclaimed Africa would only attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) if “universities in Africa collaborate in research, teaching and community ...