Adult educationAdult education is the practice of teaching andeducating adults.
• ‘the entire range of formal, non-formal andinformal learning activities.• They are undertaken by adults after a breaksince leaving initial education andtraining, which results in the acquisition ofnew knowledge and skills.
Why Adult Education is important?• Make our economy grow and develop.• Ensure that children develop a love of learningand take full advantage of education.
• Actively participate in their own communitiesand civil society.• Support and respect people with differentcultural beliefs and abilities.
……• Respect and protect the environment forfuture generations• Nurture creativity and imagination
• Live healthy and fulfilled lives• Investing in adult education makes sense forindividuals, families, communities and ourcountry as a whole.
Adults learn best when:• They understand why something is importantto know or do.• They have the freedom to learn in their ownway.
• Learning is experiential.• The time is right for them to learn.• The process is positive and encouraging.