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TRENDS AND ROLE CLARITY IN MANAGING ADULT EDUCATION THE CASE OF EAST SHEWA ZONE

ABERA DESALEGN

 

The purpose of this study was to assess trends and role clarity of sectors in managing adult
education program in East Shewa Zone of Oromia .Based on this purpose brief review of
literature on the adult education and its management was carried out. The method employed
in the study was descriptive survey, and hence relevant quantitative and qualitative data were
gathered through questionnaire, interview and document analysis.
The respondents include 26 CRC supervisors, 135 primary school principals, 154 primary
school teachers as well as 25 health extension workers and 55 agriculture extension workers.
Simple random sampling technique was employed to select three Anaas of the Zone. Data
obtained from questionnaire was analyzed using statistical tools like frequency count and
percentage. The non quantifiable data were analyzed using qualitative description
Findings of this study show that adult education facilitators were assigned without professional
competence and were not supported by on job trainings and supervision. Facilitators from
different sectors were not given a specific job description and therefore were confused in their
role and responsibility
Finally, recuiriting adult education Para professional and professionals with background of
Andragogy, improved attention from the government to the program and clearly defined
responsibility of sectors and facilitators were recommended to bring about the betterment of
the program
Moreover, the adult education program should have its own authority or Agency so as to
accomplish the major activities and serve the community
 

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