Coombe, Carol

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2003

HIV/AIDS, poverty and education: The circle of hope and despair

This article concerns the impact that HIV/Aids, as a pandemic, is having on education, within the context of the poverty discourse. It considers the scale and scope of the pandemic and its anticipated impact on education systems in heavily-infected sub-Saharan countries.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2004

The HIV challenge to education: a collection of essays

The 10 essays in this volume look at the many and complex relationships between HIV/AIDS and education. It is clear that education in an AIDS-affected world cannot be the same as that in an AIDS-free world.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2001

The impact of HIV/AIDS on education in Botswana

Since independence, Botswana has made great strides in economic and human development. In education, almost 100% of children now enrol in primary school, over 90% start secondary school and girls have enrollment rates similar to those of boys.