Research Papers/Topics in Adult Education

A COMPENDIUM OF SOCIAL STUDIES: INFLUENCE ON SOCIETY: A REVIEW

This paper presents a compendium of the influence of Social Studies on society. It provides a review of the impacts of Social Studies education in Nigeria. It stresses that Social Studies is the education that distinctively addresses societal issues affecting various strata of the society. The question that guides the study is: Does Social Studies education have any relevance to the Nigeria society? It seeks to determine whether Social Studies can be used to solve societal problems....

INCLUSIVE LOWER PRIMARY EDUCATION: PARENTS’ AWARENESS OF THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL BENEFITS

The education given at lower primary classes (Primary I to III), for instance, meant to monitor and enhance the holistic development of the pupils, however, education at this level in Nigeria generally, and particularly, at Ifako-Ijaye Local Government area of Lagos State has not enjoyed the implementation of inclusive system. Several reasons have been deduced for the poor implementation, some of which are lack of resources and poor parental cooperation. Research studies have been carrie...

THE IMPORTANCE OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN AGE (4 5) YEARS. A CASE STUDY OF ZARIA LOCAL GOVERNMENT, KADUNA STATE.

The study of the importance of early childhood education for children age (4 – 5) years. A case study of Zaria Local Government, Kaduna State.  Aimed to investigate strategies and techniques involved in teaching Early Childhood Education, to also examine the roles of a teacher in teaching and learning process. The method of investigation employed were the questionnaire, and interview, the informants were students and teachers. A total of one hundred (100) questionnaires was admi...

THE ASSESSMENT OF THE VOCATIONAL TRAINING OF INDIVIDUALS WITH HEARING IMPAIRMENT IN THE DEMONSTRATION SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF

In contemporary times, the relevance of an improved vocational training in the social, economic and political development of persons with or without disabilities cannot be overemphasized. In view of this, every nation should place emphasis on vocational training, especially those with hearing impairment because of the nature of their disability. Globally, vocational training empowers individuals to be independent, self-confident and productive. Aboagye (1999) stated that, it is impossi...

Educational Pathways to Remote Employment in Isolated Communities

Those who live in isolated communities often lack reliable, skilled employment opportunities, which fundamentally undermines their human security. For individuals who wish to remain in their isolated communities for family, religious, philosophical or other reasons, their attachment to their communities creates a disincentive for higher education. This promotes low educational achievement, which in turn results in low socioeconomic status, lack of social mobility, and a generational cycle of ...

RE-STRUCTURING EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND GLOBAL RELEVANCE in Guidance and Counselling and Healthcare programming

RE-STRUCTURING EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND GLOBAL RELEVANCE in Guidance and Counselling and Healthcare programming SUB-THEME: Guidance and Counselling Psychology Education.ABSTRACT                                                                                    ...

African_philosophy

African Philosophy a phenomenon discourse is a historical cum introductory study text book of African philosophy.

The Nature of Career Opportunity for Adult Education Graduates in Selected Local Government of Niger State

This research was done in lapai of Niger state about Career Opportunity for Adult Education Graduate in Selected local government of Niger state.Statement of the Problem Nigeria’s population is said to have reached about 167 million people in 2012(National   Bureau   of   Statistics).   The   National   Population   Commission   (NPoC,2013)   states   about   half   o...

The Influence of Drug and Substance Abuse on Frequent Inter-Ethnic Voilence and Clashes in Mount Elgon District: A Case of the Youth in Cheptais Division

ABSTRACTOne of the most compelling challenges facing Kenya today is the problem of illicit drugs and youth violence. The picture is grim with the Kenyan statistics on the drugs scenario is taken into account. With a turnover of around Kshs 100 billions, it is the third largest business in Kenya, next to petroleum and arms trade. About 10 million people all over the country consume one drug or the other. Drug addiction causes immense human distress and the illegal production and distribution o...

The Effects of Broken Homes on Pupils’ Performance in Selected Primary Schools in Mpongwe District

This survey research conducted was to find out the effects of broken homes of primary school pupils academic achievement in some Mpongwe Primary Schools. Three objectives and three research questions where formulated to guide the study. The population of the study consists of all the pupils in three selected schools in Mpongwe Area. Through the process of simple random sampling a total number of 100 pupils were selected to participate in the study. The major instrument used for collecti...

Moral Digest: Panacea for Youth Development in Modern Age

ABSTRACT Moral Digest is designed as an indispensable aid to provide simplified solution to the sordid menacing problems that keep undermining the nation’s moral fiber. Over the years, many people have expressed dissatisfaction on the various nefarious acts that are destroying the nation, weakening the church, and ruining youths. Almost on daily basis, nearly everywhere, one hears about problems of youth such as; alcoholism, phone pornography, indecent-dressing, rape, abortion, pr...

NEW MEDIA, NEW LITERACIES AND REDEFINITION OF LEARNING SPACES AND COMMUNITIES

AbstractNew media gave birth to new literacies and new literacies redefined space and communities. Although the contemporary society has more learning spaces and close communities yet persons still suffer from those problems that were thought would go into extinction. While no one can reverse the trend and influence of the new media, humanity should exercise caution for the preservation of its values.

Impact of School Variables on Students' Academic Performance in Secondary Schools in Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Nigeria

Background to the Study Establishment of the school system in Nigeria society has been in existence as far back as several decades ago. The school system primarily has to do with the transformation of knowledge to individuals. It is in recognition of this fact that governments have made commitment for her citizens to have access to education. Oredein (2016) the school system has a lot of impact on the student,with particular references to ensuring that students are well developed to incr...

Determinants of Girl - Child Enrollment in Some Selected Female Secondary Schools in Sokoto Metropolis

ABSTRACTEnhancing girl-child enrolment in female secondary school is majorly based on socio-economic, socio-cultural, educational background of the parent, religious factors. The study purposed to establish the extent to which the determinants of girl-child enrolment in female secondary school affect Sokoto metropolis. Four research questions were formulated to guide the study. Literature reviewed was discussed in the light of the variables affecting girl-child enrolment in female secondary s...

IMPACT OF JOINT ACCOUNT ON MARITAL ADJUSTMENT OF WORKING CLASS HUSBAND AND WIVES IN NSUKKA URBAN

Background of the Study   Marriage is a legal union of a man and women  as husband and wife. It is usually formalized through some type  of solemnization, which may be wedding in the church, mosque or contracted in the registry or in accordance with native laws and custom. It is a life-long union full of expectations and obligations. One of these obligations is the expectation that each should help the other to grow, to  promote a life of fidelity and sincerity to each o...


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