THE ROLE OF ADULT EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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IBRAHIM ABDULLAHI SHEHU
SA’IDU IBRAHIM DANDANGE
AKILU MALLAM SHEHU YABO

Abstract

Adult education and community development play vital role in manpower development, economic, politics, democracy and rural and urban development. This paper studies the role that adult education as well as community development plays in national development in Nigeria. The study suggests that government should implement several effective programmes for adult education and community development. Community development as planned and organized effort to assist individuals to acquire attitudes skills and concept required for their democratic participation in the effective solution as wide as possible. A range of community problems in an order of priority are determined by their increasing level of competence. Considering the two given above, certain variable are common in both. Consequently, community development is a process which culminates from people’s effort to change their living conditions through organized and planed programmes within the limits of their resources or external assistance.

Keywords:
National development, community development, adult education.

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SHEHU, I., DANDANGE, S., & YABO, A. M. (2019). THE ROLE OF ADULT EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. Journal of Global Research in Education and Social Science, 13(3), 89-93. Retrieved from http://www.ikprress.org/index.php/JOGRESS/article/view/4422
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Author Biography

AKILU MALLAM SHEHU YABO, Department of General Studies, Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic, Sokoto, Nigeria.

Department of General Studies