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Ugwu, Chinwe U. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2015
The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education (NMEC) is the Federal Statutory Agency set up to co-ordinate all aspects of Non-Formal Education in Nigeria whether offered by government agencies or non-governmental organisations. This study looked at the existing Capacity Building Programme, the delivery methods, impact…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Learning, Capacity Building, Nonformal Education
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Jogwu, C. N. O. – Education, 2010
All African Nations belong to the category of third world underdeveloped countries of the world. UNDP Human Development Index uses factors like per capita income, health of the people, and educational attainment to classify countries. Adult literacy and gross enrolment ratios are indicators of education status. This paper uses Nigeria, a typical…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Illiteracy, Statistical Data, Foreign Countries
Mattimore-Knudson, Russell S. – 1982
There are three major kinds of adult education in Nigeria today--traditional adult education, formal adult education, and Islamic adult education. Because it is the form of adult education most promoted by the government, formal adult education is the most dominant approach found in Nigeria. A look at Nigeria's national policy on education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Change Strategies, Compulsory Education
Brigham, Earl K., Ed. – The NFE Exchange, 1981
Devoted to the role of participation in nonformal education (NFE) activities in enhancing development, this issue consists of an article on participation in NFE activities, descriptions of participatory programs, an annotated bibliography on participation, and a review of various publications related to participation. The lead article, "Can…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Citizen Participation, Developing Nations, Disabilities
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Lijadu, Mary Oto – International Journal of Early Childhood, 1993
Argues that family and community have played, and still play, very important roles in traditional education in Nigeria. Relates how story telling and play form important parts of the informal education and socialization of young children. Appeals to African women not to abandon the great values of traditional education. (AC)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Family Involvement, Folk Culture, Foreign Countries
Perraton, Hilary, Ed. – 1976
The International Extension College (IEC), which exists to make knowledge available to the Third World about distance teaching and its relevance, is discussed. So far most of the work of the IEC has been in Africa. By setting up three colleges, and working with others it has begun to show how distance teaching with the use of print materials,…
Descriptors: Correspondence Study, Developing Nations, Educational Radio, Extension Education
Akinpelu, J. A. – Adult Education (London), 1980
In a critique of the government of Nigeria's policy statement on education, the author highlights funding and implementation, literacy programs, and integration of formal and nonformal education as the major concerns for adult education in that country. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Policy, Financial Support, Foreign Countries