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Biney, Isaac Kofi – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2019
This paper explores the power of media in promoting lifelong learning in mobilising the citizenry against 'galamsey' activities in Ghana. 'Galamsey' connotes 'an illegal process of gathering mineral resources, especially gold, and selling them'. It is an activity engaged in by young adults resulting in destroying water bodies and posing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Social Problems, Conservation (Environment)
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Kwarteng, Joseph A.; Boateng, Samuel Akuamoah – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2012
One of the major challenges facing Africa today is ensuring that extension practitioners are well trained to enable them function effectively as facilitators of change at the farmers' level. The purpose of this study was to examine the effectiveness of a mid-career B. Sc. Agricultural Extension Curriculum in meeting the educational needs of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Capacity Building, Labor Force Development
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Aoki, Aya – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2005
This paper summarises findings and lessons from a recently conducted evaluation of an adult functional literacy program in Ghana. The study attempted to assess learners' literacy and numeracy skills, and ascertain participants' knowledge and skills in various development aspects as well as their impact. The literacy and numeracy skills assessment…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Numeracy, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries