Adult education, distinct from child education, is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new .
Adult learning covers vocational training and general education as well as formal , non-formal and informal learning. In practice an adult learner.
The Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (UNESCO ) looks at the impact of adult learning on “social, civic and community life”.
Adult education can provide a number of skills and learning experiences that have a number of benefits and purposes: from basic skills to language learning.
The international journal Adult Education and Development (AED) is a forum for adult educationists from all over the world. This is where practice meets theory.