Adult Literacy in Africa: The Push and Pull Factors

@article{Omolewa2008AdultLI,
  title={Adult Literacy in Africa: The Push and Pull Factors},
  author={Michael Omolewa},
  journal={International Review of Education},
  year={2008},
  volume={54},
  pages={697-711}
}
AbstractThis paper examines the question of why Africa has made such slow progress towards the goal of eradicating illiteracy, and why it remains an exceptionally disadvantaged region in this respect. The article surveys the history of the development of literacy in Africa from colonial times to the present day, focusing on the role of adult education in pursuing the goal of universal literacy. The author seeks to identify both the “push” factors (those favouring the pursuit of this goal) and… Expand
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