Author:C. Krishna Mohan Rao

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Literacy in Action: Challenges in the Adult Education System in India

By: C. Krishna Mohan Rao

Price: $39.75

Publisher: New Delhi, Sage Publishing: 2019

Seller ID: 1203820

ISBN: 9789353283087

Condition: New


Literacy and adult education is a critical component of the global Education for All (EFA) movement led by UNESCO. Despite the various adult education programmes launched by the central and state governments since Independence, India is lagging behind in the drive to achieve total literacy. Literacy in Action presents an extensive overview of India’s adult education programmes and analyses the shortcomings in the policy framework and implementation of the programmes. It discusses the divergences and contradictions between the various underlying perspectives such as state and user, individua... View more info