PQE 016 – Education of Special Target Groups/Adult Education – Course Contents

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PQE 016 – Education of Special Target Groups/Adult Education – Course Contents

NB – The course has been sub-divided into each category of teachers. You are advised to prepare for all categories

PQE 016. Education of Special Target Groups/Adult Education
Category D: Category C: Category B: Category A:
NCE Teachers Graduate Teachers Master Teachers Doctoral Teachers
Strategies for Rationale, objectives and principles of adults, women, Introduction to adult education.
A survey of the purpose and scope of adult education.
The psychology and characteristics of adult learners.
Community development, lifelong learning, distance learning, non-formal education, functional literacy, continuing education and mass literacy education.
Methods of teaching adults.
Non-formal education in Nigeria.
The role of adult education in the development of
education migrants, etc; strategies of non-formal education;
special target principles and strategies of Distance Education (DE);
groups Distance Learning System (DLS); Open and Distance
Learning (ODL); Issues, problems, strategies and prospects of the education of women, nomads and migrant
fishermen, and  other sub-groups.
Nature and scope of adult education; problems and prospects of adult education in Nigeria; characteristics of the adult learner; methods and materials for teaching adults learners; adult education and human resources
development in Nigeria; adult education and national development; types of adult education organisations; cross- cultural comparison of adult education programmes.


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