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ERIC Number: ED054431
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Sep-8
Pages: 36
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Government Voices, People's Voices: Literacy/Adult Education for Progress and Human Welfare.
Nasution, Amir H., Comp.
A compilation of resolutions and recommendations from conferences held by African Governments and African regional and national Adult Education Associations, this booklet shows the progress made in adult education and literacy in the African States. The Conference of African States held in Addis Ababa May 15-25, 1961 laid the foundation for adult education in Africa, and produced the Outline of a Plan for African Educational Development. Resolutions and recommendations from this conference are given, as are those from the following conferences: Regional Conference on the Planning and Organization of Literacy Programmes in Africa held in Abidjan March 9-14, 1964; the Commonwealth Education Conference, 1964 held in Canada; the Commonwealth Education Conference held in Lagos February 26-March 9, 1968; the Annual Conference of the African Adult Education Association held at Makerere University College, Kampala, Uganda, January 1968; the Third General Meeting of the African Adult Education Association held at Dar es Salaam, April 23 and 25, 1971; the Second Conference of the West African Council for Teacher Education held in Sierra Leone, December 14-19, 1970; the Nigerian National Council for Adult Education initial meeting held in Lagos, March 27, 1971; and the National Seminar on Excellence in Education held in Ibadan, May 17-19, 1971. Appendix 1 notes 22 laws and decrees concerning literacy which have been adopted since September 1967, and Appendix 2 discusses a new trend in adult education and literacy. (DB)
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Authoring Institution: Ibadan Univ. (Nigeria). Inst. of African Adult Education.
Identifiers: Africa