Lolwana P., (2012) Is post-school education adult education? The shape of post-school education. University of Witwatersrand Education Policy Unit

Author(s):  Lolwana P.
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Over the years, there have also been noticeable changes regarding adult education is conceptualised, or in other words what counts as legitimate adult education. In high incomecountries adult education tends to span the whole gambit of education, but focusing in particular on tertiary education and vocational education and training. This is a sharp contrast to low-income countries where the mainstay of adult education has been on literacy programmes. The middle
income countries, like South Africa, have been caught in the middle, looking up to higher income countries on what adult education has done for these countries, but also steeped in low income conceptions of traditional adult education.

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