ADULT AND NON-FORMAL EDUCATION IN NIGERIA: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS

Mohammed Mahdi Abdullahi Department of Curriculum and Instructional Technolog
Volume 5(1), January 2014

Abstract

Adult and Non-formal Education is an instrument for knowledge and skills acquisition, which serves as an instrument for nation building. This paper examines the challenges and prospects of Adult and Nonformal Education. The paper also highlighted the aims and objectives of adult and nonformal education, the characteristics of adult and non-formal education and innovations in it. It recommended that qualified facilitators should be recruited and adequate funding provided. Keywords: Adult and Non-formal Education, Innovation, education,