The purpose of this qualitative case study was to demonstrate how adult education enabled the process of economic and social change, and national development in Jamaica through a critical review of two cases of adult education provisions in Jamaica since the country gained independence in 1962.Author: Shermaine Ann Marie Barrett. Two very different perspectives are evident in contemporary educational goals. One focuses on creating a trained workforce to adapt to the needs of industrialisation; here education links with economy. Another seeks to enrich a learner's quest in relation to self and identity. Both create tensions and dilemmas in a learner in a postcolonial Author: Vinathe Sharma-Brymer.
Oct 30, 2013 · This paper critically examines the contributions of Nyerere to adult education and postcolonial theory. The paper makes two assumptions. First, it assumes that there is a relationship between the discourses of postcolonialism and the project of constructing a more inclusive knowledge base of adult education.Cited by: 59. Postcolonialism or postcolonial studies is the academic study of the cultural legacy of colonialism and imperialism, focusing on the human consequences of the control and exploitation of colonized people and their lands.. The name postcolonialism is modeled on postmodernism, with which it shares certain concepts and methods, and may be thought of as a reaction to or departure from colonialism.
Adult education, social change and development in Post-Colonial Jamaica. 2014. Shermaine Barrett. Download with Google Download with Facebook or download with email. Adult education, social change and development in Post-Colonial Jamaica. Download. an informative introduction to postcolonial theories and their uses for the study of education, and they view postcolonialism as an approach that both “highlight[s] the ambiguous nature of [educational] change” and “seeks to disrupt the cultural beliefs, logics, and theories in Cited by: 1.