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Education and Development

Education and Development

Education and development is the necessary factor to transform the present state of the society into a prosperous one. Education is the only tool that is needed for the development of the country. It is the process of teaching and learning knowledge and skills. A person with knowledge knows how to use his information in … Continued

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Women Empowerment

Women Empowerment

Women Empowerment is the most debatable issue in today’s world. Feminism or women equality with men is a global issue. It refers broadly to the expansion of freedom of choice and action to shape one’s life. An empowered woman will be one who will have a sense of self-worth, the right to determine choices, right to … Continued

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Where to start for an Adult Literacy Program

Where to start for an Adult Literacy Program

The most important aspect of starting an adult literacy program is to support adults with low literacy rates to increase their self-esteem and help them to recognize what they can do and acknowledge improvements in their lives and skills, however small. Starting an adult literacy program can be challenging, as adult literacy can be looked … Continued

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The Art and Science of Adult Learning

The Art and Science of Adult Learning

  Adult learning is about involving adults in learning either in formal, informal and non-formal way. Adults left initial education due to some reasons involve themselves in acquiring knowledge and skills. The art and science of Adult learning was proposed by Malcolm Knowles, who is known as “The father of Andragogy.” According to Malcolm Knowles, … Continued

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How Adult Learning Improves Insight potential

How Adult Learning Improves Insight potential

“Learning is the only thing the mind never exhausts, never fears and never regrets”(Leonardo Di Vinci) The process of improving insight potential through adult learning is a multi-step procedure where adults have to involve both integration and differentiation. Adult learning is about walking through learning with an open heart, open eyes, and an open spirit, … Continued

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Adult Education is a Life Changing Phenomena

Adult Education is a Life Changing Phenomena

  Literacy is the way of changing the thought pattern and way of leading life in adults. It is a life changing phenomena, making adults able to navigate their lives through this idea. Adult education literacy is about having skills to put letters together to make words and to put the words together to understand and … Continued

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Adult Education | A Valuable Experience

Adult Education | A Valuable Experience

  Adult education is about involving adults in a practice to gain new forms of knowledge and a valuable experience. This form of education help adults acquires new forms of skills and information. Adult education is a practice where adults are engaged to experience new learning. They learn skills and knowledge which help them boost … Continued

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Turning the tide: Rocking the boat

Turning the tide: Rocking the boat

KARACHI: The murky waters along the coast of Kakapir, a fishing village, were cleared up when a wave that swept in promised a new horizon of knowledge. The village, situated near Sandspit, constitutes of a small community of nearly 2,000 people who remained largely uneducated. Taboos and economic factors prevented a sustainable education system, especially among … Continued

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Kakapir Adult Literacy

Kakapir Adult Literacy

Karachi In Kakapir Village at Sandspit in the suburb of Karachi is a small two-room school where Aisha daughter of Abdul Ghani runs an adult literacy centre. Her father Abdul Ghani was ruthlessly murdered by the timber mafia on May 5, 2011. The students in the age bracket of 17 to 55 years are being … Continued