Dr. Frank Youngman

Frank Youngman is Professor of Adult Education at the University of Botswana. He was educated at the universities of Nottingham and Hull, and at the London School of Economics. He has worked at the University of Botswana since 1975 and has been Head of the Department of Adult Education and Dean of the Faculty of Education. In Botswana he has participated in a wide range of governmental committees responsible for areas such as rural extension, women in development, adult literacy, teacher education, and distance learning. He was a member of the Presidential Commission that reviewed Botswana’s education system in 1992-1993 and he is on the UNESCO National Commission. Elsewhere in Africa, he has undertaken advisory and training work for various governments.

Last Updated: February 18, 2015

Chinese Studies at the University of Botswana

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