USING ADULT AND DEVELOPMENT EDUCATION TOWARDS ACHIEVING POVERTY ALLEVIATION IN NIGERIA

  • Amaka Eze Enugu State Examination Development Centre Enugu
  • Veronica N Odenigbo Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu , Enugu State, Nigeria.
Keywords: poverty and poverty alleviation, Adult education, development education

Abstract

This article examined the usage of Adult and development education towards poverty alleviation in Nigeria. The study also defined education, adult education, development education, poverty, and poverty alleviation. In the discussion, the researcher extensively explained how education, adult education and development education can help in alleviating poverty in the society. The paper further discussed the goals of adult education, the approaches to development education and how adult and development education can be used in alleviating poverty in the society. Finally, some recommendations were made of which if critically taken into action will help a great deal to reduce the level of poverty in the society, such as government should endeavour to provide all the necessary facilities needed to carry out educational programmes in adult literacy centres.

Author Biography

Veronica N Odenigbo, Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu , Enugu State, Nigeria.

Department of Adult and Continuing Education

Published
2018-07-08
Section
Articles