FACTORS AFFECTING ATTRITION IN THE ADULT EDUCATION PROGRAMME: AN EXPLORATION OF TINTO’S MODEL AND

Mustapha Salisu Department of Adult and Non-formal Education, School of Education, Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education Kumbotso, Kano
Volume 5(1), January 2014

Abstract

The paper examines the concepts and theory of attrition from empirical studies and aligned its causes to trends in learners attrition in adult education programmes in Nigeria. Using Tinto’s model the paper highlighted on the strategies to be adopted by adult education facilitators to reduce the incidence of attrition in Nigeria’s Adult and Non-formal education sector. Key Words: Attrition, Adult Education and Tinto’s Model