Adult education Adult education is the practice of teaching and educating adults. Adult education takes place in the workplace, through "extension" school or "school of continuing education". Other learning places include community colleges, folk high schools, colleges and universities, libraries, and lifelong learning centers. Adult education programs receive less than 10% of the amount of federal, state, and local funding that goes to K, and less than 5% of what is spent to support higher education. iv.
Perhaps best known today for his work in adult education, Eduard C. Lindeman ( – ) also wrote one of the first books on community development, was an early explorer of groupwork and worked to extend popular education. In this piece, we explore his life and classic work The Meaning of Adult Education. Adult-education agencies and institutions Any classification of agencies and institutions involved in adult education must necessarily be arbitrary, given the great variety found not only among nations but within single nations. The following are the general types.
A definition and discussion. Is adult education a practice or a program? A methodology or an organization? A ‘science’ or a system? A process or a profession? Is adult education different from continuing education, vocational education, higher education? Does adult education have form and substance, or does it merely permeate through the. U.S. Department Of Labor Awards TCSG $ Million in Strengthening Community College Training Grants January 28, ; North Georgia Technical College Names John Wilkinson as New President January 14, ; Coastal Pines Technical College Names Lonnie Roberts as New President January 14, ; Technical College System of Georgia Announces Three .