The Role of Non-Formal Education in Building Community Literacy

Heryanto Susilo
2020 Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020)   unpublished
Education plays strategic roles in developing human civilization. Therefore, character-building of a nation and literate society can be achieved, particularly in shaping individual who has the will and ability to learn. Education path in Indonesia should not be underestimated, particularly in developing literacy community through the presence of nonformal education. This education system can substitute formal education since not every individual can access the latter. As a result, non-formal
more » ... cation provides various programs that directly address community learning needs with local wisdom-based approach. The results showed that those programs had positive impacts on literacy and learning development.
doi:10.2991/assehr.k.201201.089 fatcat:r552ogmbejcltkvvqgp67myq2u