Development of adult education and literacy in Sierra Leone

The introduction of this article covers the development of education after the Catholic Missionary activities ceased in 1720. That education reflected three types of aims: philanthropic, economic and socio-political. This is followed by: Development of adult education and literacy since independence – Voluntary organisations in the Province and development of adult education and literacy – Present state of illiteracy rate – Conclusion. Notes.

Title: Development of adult education and literacy in Sierra Leone
Author: Mambu, V.J.
Year: 1983
Periodical: Educafrica: Bulletin of the Unesco Regional Office for Education in Africa
Issue: 9
Pages: 199-210
Language: English
Geographic term: Sierra Leone
Abstract: The introduction of this article covers the development of education after the Catholic Missionary activities ceased in 1720. That education reflected three types of aims: philanthropic, economic and socio-political. This is followed by: Development of adult education and literacy since independence – Voluntary organisations in the Province and development of adult education and literacy – Present state of illiteracy rate – Conclusion. Notes.