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Foundations of adult education in Africa / Fredrick Nafukho, Maurice Amutabi, Ruth Otunga

By: Nafukho, Fredrick.
Contributor(s): Amutabi, M. N. (Maurice Nyamanga) | Otunga, Ruth Nabwala | Unesco Institute for Education | Deutscher Volkshochschulverband. Institut für Internationale Zusammenarbeit | University of Botswana. Adult Education Department.
Material type: TextTextSeries: African perspectives on adult learning. Publisher: Cape Town : Hamburg : Pearson Education ; Unesco Institute for Education, 2005Description: xviii, 182 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9282011216 (pbk.); 9789282011218 (pbk.).Subject(s): Adult education -- Africa -- History | Adult education -- Government policy -- Africa | Education and state -- Africa | Éducation des adultes -- Afrique -- Histoire | Éducation -- Politique gouvernementale -- Afrique | Erwachsenenbildung | SchwarzafrikaAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Foundations of adult education in Africa.; Online version:: Foundations of adult education in Africa.Other classification: 370 | DW 1009 Online resources: View detailed table of contents online
Partial contents:
The history of adult education in Africa -- Philosophy and adult education -- The impact of the environment on adult education -- Opportunities and access for adult learners -- Gender and development in adult education -- Adult education as a developing profession -- Information and communication technology -- Globalisation and adult education in Africa -- Lifelong learning.
Summary: This publication provides a historical perspective on the current educational context. It discusses the impact of the colonial past and the changing practices of the present, highlighting as it does the key concepts, information and principles in the African context. The book touches on such issues as the history of adult education in Africa, philosophy and adult education, socio-cultural, political and economic environments, opportunities and access for adult learners, gender and development in adult education, and adult education as a developing profession. It further considers the impact of information and communication technology and globalization on the policies and structures of lifelong learning.--Publisher's description.
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Non-fiction LC 5258 .A2N34 2005 (Browse shelf) C.1 Not For Loan 4284

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 164-175.

The history of adult education in Africa -- Philosophy and adult education -- The impact of the environment on adult education -- Opportunities and access for adult learners -- Gender and development in adult education -- Adult education as a developing profession -- Information and communication technology -- Globalisation and adult education in Africa -- Lifelong learning.

This publication provides a historical perspective on the current educational context. It discusses the impact of the colonial past and the changing practices of the present, highlighting as it does the key concepts, information and principles in the African context. The book touches on such issues as the history of adult education in Africa, philosophy and adult education, socio-cultural, political and economic environments, opportunities and access for adult learners, gender and development in adult education, and adult education as a developing profession. It further considers the impact of information and communication technology and globalization on the policies and structures of lifelong learning.--Publisher's description.

Published in collaboration with the Institute for International Cooperation of the German Adult Education Association, and the Department of Adult Education of the University of Botswana.

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