This publication documents the presentations, papers, and discussions of two workshops. On theme 4, "Adult Learning, Gender Equality and Equity and the Empowerment of Women," of the Fifth International Conference on Adult Education: "Women's Education: The Contending Discourses and Possibilities for Change" and "Raising Gender Issues in Different Educational Settings.". Social Issues and Adult education Cultural Diversity Adult education in US is renowned for its institutional diversity. However, the characteristics that make numerous kinds of institutions distinct are fading. For example, in some states, community schools are searching to offer four-year qualifications to rendezvous growing demand for higher.
Equality of access to all levels of education is crucial to empowering women and girls to participate in economic, social and political life of their societies. Education unlocks a woman¹s potential, and is accompanied by improvements in health, nutrition, and well-being of women and their families. It is hoped that this raising of consciousness and organisation around gender issues will lead to more positive attitudes towards the education and training of girls and women, particularly in the areas of primary education and adult literacy. Girls are given both .
Women's Issues. A look at the issues that most deeply impact women around the world, including access to affordable healthcare, childcare, and education; reproductive freedom; and economic equality. THE JOSSEY-BASS READER ON Contemporary Issues in Adult Education With contributions from leading experts in the field, The Jossey-Bass Reader on Contemporary Issues in Adult Education collects in one volume the best previously published literature on the issues and trends affecting adult education today. The volume includes influential pieces from foundational authors in the profession .