Perceptions of Civil Society on Structured Collaboration for Improving the Governance of Adult Education for Poverty Reduction
Education Journal
Volume 2, Issue 4, July 2013, Pages: 119-126
Received: May 14, 2013; Published: Jun. 30, 2013
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Olivia Adwoa Tiwaah Frimpong Kwapong, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Visiting Fulbright Scholar (Associate Professor, University of Ghana)
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Abstract
Adult educators work to alleviate poverty in developing communities. Proper management of available resources through an inter-sectorial coordinated approach contributes to widen access to interventions. A descriptive analytical survey among respondents from a developing country has revealed existence of some form of collaboration that could be enhanced by drawing a common budget for collaborative activities, using radio as a communication media, concentrating policy-making at the local level and building a coordinating team that is representative of all partners in development from the local beneficiary communities.
Keywords
Adult Education, Poverty Reduction, Developing Country, Civil Society, Collaboration, Governance
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Olivia Adwoa Tiwaah Frimpong Kwapong, Perceptions of Civil Society on Structured Collaboration for Improving the Governance of Adult Education for Poverty Reduction, Education Journal. Vol. 2, No. 4, 2013, pp. 119-126. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20130204.13
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