“Education is the most powerful weapon to change the world.”
Adult education is a subject that raises many doubts, not only for its definition, but also for its purpose. That is, when we talk about Adult Education it is very usual to come across such issues as: What is it? Who is it for? Who are the professionals that can work in Adult Education?
The concept of education is mostly associated with learning within the School and is seen as the key to economic development, education is considered a requirement for economic reconstruction and development.
Adult education is a comprehensive process that involves formal, non-formal and informal education, which takes place and develops throughout life, that is, all forms of Teaching / Learning that integrates the persons, throughout their existence and their experiences. Education plays a key role, not only for economic development but also, and above all for the development and emancipation of the person, leading him to transform his personal and social reality.
Whatever the environment we are talking about, it is now a commonplace to say that one of the conditions of development lies in the quality of human resources at its disposal. Development undoubtedly presupposes the existence of competent men and women at all levels to lead and manage the evolution process, adapted to their context.
According to this approach, training, whether initial or continuous, appears as one of the most relevant developmental requirements. Adequate training is now considered the priority of priorities. This is all the more evident as training needs evolve rapidly, due to the necessary updating of knowledge, linked to the dazzling evolution of science and technology.
In view of this situation, it is essential to investigate all the ways in which training within a particular medium will be speedily reduced, in particular those which will enable those with technical skills to play a role as trainers in their own , as privileged agents of development.
In this course you will discover the differences between each type of learning and the emerging trends of how to motivate and support adults, but above all you will practice and master concrete non-formal activities, work methods and tools that you can use day after day in your classroom. You will learn the profile of the Trainer; What Methodologies and Techniques should be used to keep adults focused and motivated for learning; Innovative Techniques and Methodologies in Adult Education; Methods and Instruments of Evaluation and Monitoring. Etc…