Sep 30, 2013 · Professionalization does not benefit those who do the work who are often not educated in the top-tier adult education programs, are often women and those who are not paid for their service by a group of white males who are making the rules. Abstract Professionalization refers to the process of using education and certification to enhance the quality of performance of those within an occupational field. This report analyzes issues of professionalization within adult literacy education.
Adult education is the education of grown up men and women who are above 18 years of age; it is imparted through various means such as informal, formal, continuing education, higher education and. professionalization with my vision and hopes for the field of adult and continuing education. As I have argued since 1987, the professionaliza-tion project enables us to fulfil the promise of adult education, creating hope and opportunity and improving the material conditions of people’s lives.
Challenging the Professionalization of Adult Education: John Ohliger and Contradictions in Modern Practice is a collection of essays by those who have been influenced by Ohliger including leaders in the field of adult education and excerpts by the author himself. With over 15 years of experience in education, training, research and project & programme management, Simona Sava works as a Professor of adult education at the Department of Educational Sciences, Faculty of Sociology and Psychology, West University of Timisoara; she is also the director of the Romanian Institute of Adult Education (IREA), providing teaching and training at BA and MA level, research, project management and being well know .