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ERIC Number: EJ797592
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Apr
Pages: 25
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1443-1394
Evaluating the Trainability of Enrollees of the Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Agricultural Schools' Programs
Osokoya, Modupe M.; Adekunle, Adewale
Australian Journal of Adult Learning, v47 n1 p111-135 Apr 2007
The Leventis Foundation (Nigeria) Agricultural Schools (LFNAS) are schools established to train youths to develop their state and their nation in the area of food production. This study sought to assess the trainability of enrollees in the three operating LFNAS. Five research questions were posed. The CIPP evaluation model was adopted. The population and sample for the study consisted of a total of 247 enrollees. Questionnaires, structured interviews and observational techniques were used to gather information, while using simple descriptive statistics to analyse the data. Many of the enrollees were found to be within the required age range. A substantive number had minimum basic educational qualification; however, a sizeable number in two of the schools had no basic education, and could not even be engaged in communication. Most of the enrollees had been engaged in different occupations before enrolment and many did not really have the sincere interest in farming as expected, though a majority of them aspired to become modern farmers on completion. (Contains 1 figure and 7 tables.)
Adult Learning Australia. Level 1, 32 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra ACT 2603 Australia. Tel: 02 6274 9515; Fax: 02 6274 9513; e-mail: j.mccomish@ala.asn.au; Website: http://www.ala.asn.au
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Nigeria