Shirley Walters

is an important reminder of the critical part that adult learning plays in the socio-economic and political development of any society. It is particularly the education of women that is crucial to development of societies. There is often a false dichotomy made between the education of children and that of adults – they are inextricably linked together. The forthcoming World Conference on Adult Education (Confintea V1) will be held in Brazil and occurs every 12 years in different regions of more