|dc.description.abstract||The overall purpose of the study was to generate more information
about training and retraining primary teachers in East Africa by
correspondence. Four primary teacher correspondence programs were studied.
(1) Grade I Teachers Upgrading Program (Uganda);
(2) Licensed Teachers' Training Program (Uganda);
(3) P3 Teachers' Program (Kenya);
(4) UQT (Unqualified Teachers' Program) (Kenya).
The first two programs were conducted by the Correspondence Unit at
Makerere University, and the last two by the Correspondence Course Unit
at the University of Nairobi. ..
The objectives of the study were to indicate the major differences
and similarities among the programs, to assess the teacher-respondents'
evaluations of the programs, and to make suggestions for future primary
teacher correspondence programs in East Africa.
Data were collected in 1975 through documentary research, interviews,
conversations, letters, and questionnaires sent to a total.Af 400 teachers
(i.e. 100 teachers in each program).||en