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Adult education
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Libraries are useful resources for adult learners.
Adult education is the practice of teaching and educating adults. Adult education
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Family literacy programs are also quite popular within libraries and schools.[3] The US Institute of Museum and Library Services helps create vibrant, energized learning communities recognizing that "Our achievement as individuals and our success as a democratic society depends on learning continually, adapting to change readily, and evaluating information critically." Contents[hide] * 1 Characteristics * 2 See also * 2.1 Adult education by geographic region * 2.2 Historical adult education * 2.3 Educators * 3 References * 4 External links |
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Programs provide one-to-one tutoring and small group sessions for adults at the 6th grade level or below. Public libraries, nonprofit organizations and school systems administer these programs across the country. Many adult education centers from community colleges receive grants from Welfare and Unemployment departments to offer training to welfare and unemployment recipients to help these individuals gain life and work skills to facilitate their return to the mainstream. They also provide programs for ex-offenders to reintegrate to society.
Educating adults differs from educating children in several ways. One of the most important differences is that adults have accumulated knowledge, work experience or military service

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