Jul 01, 1979 · Since the Arusha Declaration in 1967, Adult Education in Tanzania has become a major instrument in national development. Programs in literacy, health care and hygiene, and in the acquisition of technical competence have been parti cularly successful because adult education has been approached as an intrinsic and meaningful part of the learner's life.The purpose of education has Author: Marsel A. Heisel. Taasisi ya Elimu ya Watu Wazima – Institute of Adult Education Dar es Salaam, Tanzania IAE has come a long way since its founding in early 1960s when it started as a section under the department of extra- mural studies of Makerere University College under the University of London.
Adult education tried to eradicate illiteracy in Tanzania. At independence, over 70 percent of adult Tanzanians were illiterate. The object of adult education in Tanzania was not merely to teach literacy, but to help adults find solutions to other problems such as hunger, ignorance, disease, and soil erosion. Tanzania’s education sector plan (ESP) is the result of a meaningful and extensive collaboration between the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; the President’s Office-Regional and Local Government Administration; and development partners, including civil society.. The education plan represents a huge accomplishment because for the first time in Tanzania, the plan provides an.
Adult education, distinct from child education, is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or values. The Report on the Development and State of the Art of Adult Learning and Education (ALE) is a Decade Report of adult learning and education in Tanzania from April 1997 to April 2008. It provides an assessment of the state of art of adult learning and education in Tanzania simultaneously portraying an .
Since the start of the second Five Year Plan (1969-74) in Tanzania, the national focus has been on developing and extending adult education (largely literacy) in general, and rural programs in particular. Systematic program evaluation is needed so that scarce human and financial resources can be used effectively without needless duplication of past efforts and mistakes.Author: Budd L. Hall. Tanzania is replacing the elitist colonial education system with universal education aimed at implementing socialism and promoting self-reliance. Part of this is a national campaign for adult education in order to combat the poverty and backwardness resulting from ignorance and to explain the meaning of the new social order and its values.Author: Daniel Mbunda.