Do you want to study adult education in the university but don’t know anything about the course or even schools that offer it? Then you should read this article to the end to get the necessary information you need.
What Is Adult Education
Adult education is a technique in which individuals engage in systematic and continuous self-education activities to acquire new types of information, attitudes, skills, or values. It refers to any type of learning that adults undertake outside of school, from fundamental literacy to personal fulfillment as lifelong learners.
Adult education particularly reflects a philosophy of learning and teaching founded on the basis that adults can and want to learn, that they are capable and willing to take responsibility for their learning, and that learning should be tailored to their needs.
How Long Does it Take To Study Adult Education?
It takes 4 years to earn a degree in adult education.
How Much Do Adult Educators Earn?
In Nigeria, adult educators earn between 70,000 to 350,000 naira monthly.
In Ghana, adult educators earn GHC 800.00 – GHC 2,500 monthly. The differences in salary are due to years of experience, position, and allowances.
Where Can Adult Educators Work?
- Human resource manager
- Literacy specialist
- Community College Professor
- Corporate trainer
- Continuing Education Professor
- Corporate training specialist
- GED instructor
- Colleges, Universities, and Vocational or Technical School Teacher
- Education Administrators.
Which School Can Adult Education Be Studied?
- University of Benin
- Tai Solarin University
- University of Ghana learning center
- University of Ibadan
- Bayero University
- University of Illorin
- School of Continuing and distance education
- University of Calabar
- Ekiti State University