TRCN PQE Syllabus: Education of Special Target Groups/Adult Education – PQE 016
|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|
|Rationale, objectives and principles of adults, women,
migrants, etc; strategies of non-formal education;
principles and strategies of Distance Education (DE);
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.
|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