Mwalimu Julius Nyerere: a critical review of his contributions to adult education and postcolonialism

  title={Mwalimu Julius Nyerere: a critical review of his contributions to adult education and postcolonialism},
  author={Derek C. Mulenga},
  journal={International Journal of Lifelong Education},
  pages={446 - 470}
  • D. Mulenga
  • Published 1 November 2001
  • Education
  • International Journal of Lifelong Education
Despite being one of Africa's greatest postcolonial thinkers, implementing an award winning national literacy campaign and writing extensively on adult education and development, the contributions of Julius Kambarage Nyerere remain relatively unknown within mainstream adult education. This paper critically examines the contributions of Nyerere to adult education and postcolonial theory. The paper makes two assumptions. First, it assumes that there is a relationship between the discourses of… 
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