New Perspective in Adult Education in 21st Century Nigeria
Adult education encompasses diverse educational programmes to accommodate the diverse interest of the diverse clientele. The need-meeting nature of the programmes demands that adult education enterprise should be viewed from different perspectives. In this paper a framework sketching out programmes and offering agencies of adult education has been presented. The programs include: literacy, continuing education, extension education, women education, family education, business/commercial/technical/industrial education, forces and prison staff education, prisoners’ education, education for the handicapped, nomadic education and public enlightenment.
Keywords: Adult Education, Literacy, Christian Missionaries
Dr. Sydney Nwanakponna Osuji
Associate Professor, Department of Continuing Education, Obafemi Awolowo University