In the Ugandan context, adult education is defined as all learning processes, activities or programs, intended to meet the needs of various individuals considered by society as adults, including out of school youths forced by circumstances to play the roles normally played by adults.
The country has many learning centres categorised in form of Community based organisations to fully constituted Adult education Centres.
Adult education in Uganda aims at providing:
Basic of fundamental education so as to make good the deficiencies many people experience because of curtailed education or non-existent period of formal schooling;
Opportunities for further or continuing education in order to update professional competencies required by the world of work;
Vocational and technical education necessary for the acquisition of certain specific skills needed for the improvement of job performance;
Education for building social, political and civic competencies, including instructions on national and international issues
Education for leisure and relaxation;
Education on health, welfare and family life including guidance on physical and mental health, family problems, parenthood, etc
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