Functional Adult Literacy Through the Integration of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for Human Resource Development in Nigeria

B.A. Mbah


Functional literacy is imperative for human resource development. Many adult literacy centres seem to focus mainly on the teaching of the skills of reading, writing and calculation. This paper elucidates various ways of building functionality in adult literacy programme through the integration of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The functional potentials of ICT in adult literacy programme include critical consciousness, improved productivity; improved political participation, eradication of poverty, and maintaining relevance in the changing world. Conclusion was drawn and the following recommendations made: ICT should be integrated into adult literacy programme, adult educators and instructors should be trained on the use of ICT in teaching and learning process and the government should provide sufficient financial support for adult literacy programme.

Keywords: Functional Adult Literacy, ICT, for Human Resource Development, Nigeria

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