Adult education through art in the Sudan
Soghayroon, Ahmed El Zein
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In broad outline tho thesis which follows is an attempt to study in relation to tho Sudan the role which art has played there in adult education in the past, its present position and its future prospects, The study is roughly divided into three parts which often blend into each other. Tho first part deals with adult art education relevant to Ancient Nubia and Christian Nubia down to the entry of the Arabs in tho 14th century and the subsequent Arabisation and Islamization of the inhabitants of the country. The second part dealt with the Condominium Period, tho introduction of a Western type of education into the country, tho introduction of art education in schools, and the establishment of the School of Design in 1946, which later became known as the School of Fine and Applied Art and more recently as The College of Fine and Applied Arts. The third part of the study discusses, a) the role played by the various adult education institutions and agencies: which as a part of their educational programme are responsible for the provision of art courses, b) the objectives that these institutions sot themselves, their programme prototypes, the problems which they face and the administrative and organizational procedures they adopt, c) the characteristics of the adult students in terns of age, sex, occupation, education, motivation and problems, and d) the role and effect of the mass media of communication on adult art education.