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Learning in Later Years: Perspectives from Nigeria

  • Oluwayemisi Obashoro-John
  • Brian Findsen

This chapter explores learning in later life in the Nigerian context, highlighting research findings on the focus of learning among older persons, with special emphasis placed on adult and non-formal education programmes. Discussion includes allied concepts of ageing and learning, lifelong learning/education, policy developments in (older) adult education, patterns of Nigerian seniors’ participation and intergenerational learning in this West African nation.

  • Keywords:
  • Adult Education,
  • Later Life Learning,
  • Lifelong Learning,
  • Nigeria,
  • Non-Formal Education,
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Oluwayemisi Obashoro-John

University of Lagos, Nigeria - ORCID: 0000-0002-4557-5006

Brian Findsen

University of Waikato, New Zealand - ORCID: 0000-0003-1276-8159

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Chapter Title

Learning in Later Years: Perspectives from Nigeria

Authors

Oluwayemisi Obashoro-John, Brian Findsen

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English

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10.36253/979-12-215-0253-4.21

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Adult Education and Social Justice: International Perspectives

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Maria Slowey, Heribert Hinzen, Michael Omolewa, Michael Osborne

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324

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2023

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Firenze University Press

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Studies on Adult Learning and Education

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