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Adult education in India. by William Edward Styler

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Published by Oxford U.P.,(Indian Branch) .
Written in English


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Pagination114p.,19cm
Number of Pages114
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Open LibraryOL21118672M

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Adult education, distinct from child education, is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or values. It can mean any form of learning adults engage in beyond traditional schooling, encompassing basic literacy to personal fulfillment as a lifelong learner. Census recorded male literacy at %, while female literacy remained at an unacceptable level of %. Census of also revealed that gender and regional disparities in literacy continued to persist. Therefore, to bolster Adult Education and Skill Development, Government of India introduced two schemes, namely Saakshar Bharat and.   With so many adults returning to the classroom, the term "adult education" has taken on new meanings. Adult education, in the broadest sense, is any form of learning adults engage in beyond traditional schooling that ends in their 20s. In the narrowest sense, adult education is about literacy—adults learning to read the most basic materials. In the Carnegie Corporation organized the American Association for Adult Education, which later became the Adult Education Association of the U.S.A. In it merged with the National Association for Public Continuing Adult Education to form the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education.

Adult education is the prime importance in eradicating illiteracy. Adult education has different nomenclatures in different countries. It is called fundamental education, workers education, mass education of the people and social education. Adult education is wide in scope. M.K. Gandhi has presented a comprehensive view of adult education.   Adult immunization in India is the most ignored part of heath care services. The Expert Group recommended that data on infectious diseases in India should be updated, refined, and reviewed periodically and published regularly. This group suggested that the consensus guidelines about adult immunization should be reviewed every 3 years to Cited by: 2. Adult Education Opportunities Abroad. For information on courses offered by universities and colleges abroad or other education options available at post, contact the Community Liaison Office (CLO) Coordinator or the Human Resources Officer at the embassy or consulate. Even before India?s independence in , education was a priority for its governments, with the first attempt to formulate a national education system being conducted in The Report of the Central Advisory Board of Education on Post War Educational Development in India recommended the formation of a University Grants Committee (UGC).

History of adult education in India: From literacy to diversified educational programme [Mohsini, S. R] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. History of adult education in India: From literacy to diversified educational programmeAuthor: S. R Mohsini. Indiana Adult Education programs provide math, reading, and writing instruction free of charge to help you acquire the skills needed to earn a high school equivalency diploma, go to college, or enter an entry-level occupational certification program. You can even earn a high school equivalency diploma and an occupational certificate at the same time through our . Praise for the author's previous work, The Profession and Practice of Adult Education by Sharan B. Merriam and Ralph G. Brockett "The authors bring together the classic and the cutting edge, the professional and the grass roots, the local and the international, the revered and the invisible, the theoretical and the practical, all in one accessible volume/5(16). An English quarterly, is a Journal of inquiry, opinion and information on adult and lifelong education. It is the only Journal of its kind at the national-level with wide circulation extended to foreign countries.