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Difference between Formal Education and Non-Formal Education

 

Formal Education

Non Formal Education

Target Group

Mainly young, Universal, Compulsory,Selective

Mainly adults,those interested, voluntary and open

Time Scale

Full time and Primary activity

Part time and Secondary activity of participants

Relevance

Separate form life, In special institution, In sole purpose buildings

Integrated with life, In the community, In all kinds of settings

Programme

Run by professionals, Excludes large parts of life

It is participatory, Includes large parts of life.

Curriculum

One kind of education for all

Education to meet learner

Methods

Teacher centered,Mainly written

Learner centered, Much is Oral

Objectives

Conformist

Promotes

Independence

Set by teachers, Competitive

Set by learners and Controlled by Learners

Orientation

Future

Present

Relationship

Hierarchical

Egalitarian believing in Equal Right

Validation

Terminal at each stage, Validated by education Professional

Continuing validated by learners

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