Oct 16, · The recipients of the grants, depending on the specific program, are institutions of higher education, public and private agencies and organizations including community-based organizations with experience in serving disadvantaged youth and secondary schools. Combinations of such institutions, agencies, and organizations may also apply for grants. Dec 06, · Adult education provides basic skills training, preparation for the General Educational Development (GED) test, preparation toward earning a high school diploma, and job skills training opportunities. Homeless Adults—People who live in extreme poverty and often cannot afford to travel to adult education programs. Adult literacy services.
Adult Education programs target adults who lack sufficient mastery of basic educational skills to enable them to function effectively on the job, in the family and in society; or do not have a secondary school diploma or its equivalent level of education; or are unable to speak, read, or write the English language. Aug 22, · Further and higher education, skills and vocational training Barriers to learning for disadvantaged groups. Ref: ISBN , Adult and community learning; Is this page useful?
The publication contains abstracts and annotated bibliographical references of research projects and programs in adult basic education. The projects and programs cited represent the results of a survey to search out studies that delineate project population, methods, materials, and results. The survey was designed to limit the time period covered () and the educational area Cited by: 1. Feb 18, · An education program is immersing underprivileged students in Ivy League classes, and the students’ success has raised questions about how elite university gatekeepers determine college prospects.