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Adult literacy teaching in Ghana

Leonard Kwami Tabernacle Dorvlo

Adult literacy teaching in Ghana

adapting the Freirean approach and technique

by Leonard Kwami Tabernacle Dorvlo

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Published by Ghana Universities Press in Accra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ghana.
    • Subjects:
    • Freire, Paulo, 1921-,
    • Functional literacy -- Ghana,
    • Adult education -- Ghana,
    • Popular education -- Ghana

    • Edition Notes

      StatementL.K.T. Dorvlo.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC158.G4 D67 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 162 p. :
      Number of Pages162
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL833467M
      ISBN 10996430210X
      LC Control Number95108130


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Achievers Book Club aims to educate the community and to create strong awareness that early marriage is not the solution to the acute poverty communities face. Ghana scored 1 on the UNESCO Gender Parity Index (GPI) for Primary and Secondary school levels in The adult literacy rate in Ghana was % inwith males at % and females at %.

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Teacher Education. Until recently, it was possible to teach at the elementary and junior secondary level (basic education) in Ghana on the basis of a three-year Diploma in Basic Education (DBE).

However, the government is currently implementing major reforms in teacher education and has mandated that all teachers must have a four-year bachelor. Adult education, distinct from child education, is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or values.

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Adults with poor literacy skills will be locked out of the job market and, as a parent, they won’t be able to support their child’s learning.

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