Covid-19 and Beyond: Repositioning Adult and Non-Formal Education for the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in total lockdown of all social and economic activities posing a major challenge to socio-economic development of all countries and a major threat to the 2030 target for achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as set by all United Nations member states in 2015. This paper examines the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on adult and non-formal education provision and delivery in Nigeria, the challenges, and way forward to better equip the various programmes participants to benefit maximally in the present global village using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). It also highlights the need to reposition ANFE during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond for the achievement of the SDGs target in Nigeria by 2030.
Keywords: COVID-19, Adult Education, Non-Formal Education, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Development Goals.