CONFINTEA, EFA, MDGs AND SDGs: Reviewing Goals, Targets and Nigerians Policy Framework for Adult and Lifelong Learning

Abstract

This article examines the various international commitments to adult education and lifelong learning such as the CONFINTEA, EFA, MDGs and SDGs. The paper reviews the goals of these global declarations comparing the 4th goals of   SDGs with EFA goals and constrains to attaining the CONFINTEA, EFA and MDGs in Nigeria while reviewing the efforts of the Nigerian government in attaining these goal. The paper argued that adult education is a   Cinderella of all global policy framework for development, but it has received lest attention and less budgetary allocation in Nigeria and that the policy deficiency in lifelong learning and adult education over the years could undermine the attainment of goal 4 of SDG in Nigeria

Keywords: Adult Learning, Cinderella, Lifelong learning, Policy Framework, Sustainability


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Pages: 12-20 (Download PDF)

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