POLITICS OF ADULT EDUCATION IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD

Oluremi Eyitayo Oni

Abstract


Politics in Adult Education involves ways in which knowledge is acquired, the dispensing of the knowledge and how to make use of it under different situations. Oni (2017} acknowledged the centrality of knowledge to education. Besides the sponsorship of diverse information, knowledge helps to check wastages, conservativeness in one hand, and on the other hand, promotes the ability to function better. As a field of education concerned with serving the populace with education this paper considers politics in Adult Education in the light of the potentials of positive transformational ability of education. This is exemplified under different sub-headings like, the historical and contemporary adult education, political aspects of adult education, suitable adult education programmes for a community what could promote political stability, and the place of distance learning.

 

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adult education, contemporary world, education programmes

References


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