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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
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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
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