Adult education is work with adults, to promote learning for adulthood. Approached via an interest in goals, ‘adult’ education could involve work with children so that they may become adult. Philosophical Foundations of Adult and Non-formal Education: Essays in Honour of Professor Emeritus Jones Adelayo Akanbi Akinpelu J. T. Okedara, Clement Nnorom Anyanwu, Morakinyo Omole Ibadan University Press, - Adult education - pages.
J. A. Akinpelu. Macmillan, - Education - pages. 3 Introduction to philosophy of education: (a syllabus) ability able according achievement acquired activity adult African analysis areas become called child concept considered course criteria criticism culture curriculum described Dewey discipline economic educational system Reviews: 3. The concept of adult education is defined by many institutions and people in different ways. (Duman (). While defines adult-oriented and non-professional activities, the Adult Education Terms Glossary provides a very comprehensive definition of UNESCO adult education;.
Adult education is a highly developed sub-discipline of education where people ‘whose major social roles are characteristic of adult status undertake systematic and sustained learning activities for the purposes of bringing about changes in knowledge, attitudes, values, or skills’ (Darkenwald and Merriam 9). Adult Education is the right term for the educational practice, the “world of educational opportunities for adults”, the world of adult learning; the term does not include the theoretical basis for the development of this part of educational practice which is connected to the basic and applied research activities etc.
Another more encompassing definition of Adult Education is the one given by Tugbiyele (). By adult education we do not mean literacy alone. Adult education is . Sep 18, · At the University of Ibadan, he served as Head of Department of Adult Education, Director of Extra-Mural Studies, Dean, Faculty of Education, Pioneer Coordinator General Studies, Professor and Pioneer Provost, College of Education. Professor Akinpelu was also the Foundation Professor/ Director, Center for Continuing Education, University of.