Department of Adult Basic Education

Dr David Addae

College of Education
School of Educational Studies
Department: Adult Basic Education
Tel: 012 481 2972


  • MPhil (Adult Education)
  • DEd

Currently teaching

  • ABT1519-Teaching Adult Basic Education
  • ABT2614-Teaching and Facilitation in ABET
  • ABT2620-Teaching Practice 
  • ABT1524-Working with Youth in ABET
  • DYD114T-Working with People in their Communities         

Fields of academic interests

Research Interests:

  • Adult teaching and learning
  • Assessment in Adult Education
  • Community Education for Development
  • Comparative Adult Education
  • Training and Development at the workplace
  • Technology Application in Adult Education

Journal articles

  • Quan-Baffour, K. P. and Addae, D. 2015. Sustainable rural development of the Northern Region of Ghana: Innovative strategies for enhancing leadership participation. Africanus: Journal of Development Studies. 45(1), pp 10-22.
  • Addae, D. (2016). Promoting effective teaching and learning in adult education: A model based approach. Turkish Journal of Education. 5(4), pp 184-192. DOI: 10.19128/turje.267909
  • Addae, D. & Quan-Baffour K. P. (2017). The pedagogical value of the lecture method: The case of a non-formal Education programme in Ghana. Africa Education Review. DOI: 10.1080/18146627.2016.1256748.
  • Addae, D., Malale, M. M. & Sibiya, H. S. (Accepted for publication). Empowerment of illiterate adults in South Africa through the Kha Ri Gude Mass Literacy Campaign: An overview of success stories. Croatian Journal of Education. 

Paper presentations

  • Addae, D. and Quan-Baffour, K. P. (2015). Extent of technology utilisation in the training of adult educators at the University of South Africa. A paper presented at the South Africa International Conference on Educational Technologies at Manhattan Hotel, Pretoria.
  • Addae, D. and Quan-Baffour, K. P. (2015). Cyanide management: a corporate social responsibility of gold mining companies in Ghana. Paper Presented at Journal of Green Economy Conference, Durban on the 8th July, 2015.
  • Addae, D. and Oduro-Mensah, D. (2015). Assuring quality in assessment in the distance education programme of the University of Ghana. A paper presented at The 26th International Council on Distance Education World conference, Suncity, South Africa.
  • Addae, D. and Quan-Baffour, K. P (2015). Methods of teaching in non-formal education programmes: a case study of the national functional literacy programme, Ghana. Paper presented at the South African International Conference on Education, 2015 at Manhattan Hotel, South Africa.