SIERRA LEONE ADULT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION
Improving the lives of Adults and their families, communities and society through functional adult education.
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Improving the lives of Adults and their families, communities and society through functional adult education.
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WELCOME TO SLADEA

The Sierra Leone Adult Education Association (SLADEA) was established in September 1978. It is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) and currently has 15 branches spread across the country’s four administrative regions.

SLADEA is a pioneer in the field of adult education. For more than four decades we have been promoting and supporting adult education in all its forms nationwide through the formation of…

OUR MISSION

We are committed to reducing the high rate of illiteracy among adults in the non-formal sector through suitable literacy and adult education programmes that lead to self-reliance.

OUR VISSION

We envision a country where every citizen can read and write and therefore enjoy full participation in the development of their communities.

OUR HUMBLE STAFF

Prof. Joe A.D Alie - President

Prof. Joe Alie

President

He is Professor of History and Dean of the School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Sierra Leone. He was elected President of the Sierra Leone Adult Education Association (SLADEA) in December 1999. In 2006 Dr Alie was awarded the national title of Commander of the Order of the Rokel (COR), for his contribution to education in Sierra Leone.

Bamike Emile Williams - Executive Secretary

Bamike Emile Williams

 Executive Secretary

He is one of the founding members of SLADEA. He was the association`s National Financial Secretary until 2002 when he was elected National Assistant Secretary for North and Western Sierra Leone. He has also published a play exploring themes of peace and reconciliation – “Mama Sa Lone” – which was staged at the British Council Hall, Freetown.

Sigrid Schell-Straub

Sigrid Schell-Straub

Skills Development Officer

Samuel holds a Bachelor of Education from the Milton Margai College of Education, Freetown, Sierra Leone. He is also specialized in educational guidance and counseling. He joined SLADEA in 1992 and currently holds the position of the National Project Coordinator.

OUR HUMBLE STAFFS

Prof. Joe Alie

President

He is Professor of History and Dean of the School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Sierra Leone. He was elected President of the Sierra Leone Adult Education Association (SLADEA) in December 1999. In 2006 Dr Alie was awarded the national title of Commander of the Order of the Rokel (COR), for his contribution to education in Sierra Leone.

Bamike Emile Williams

 Executive Secretary

He is one of the founding members of SLADEA. He was the association`s National Financial Secretary until 2002 when he was elected National Assistant Secretary for North and Western Sierra Leone. He has also published a play exploring themes of peace and reconciliation – “Mama Sa Lone” – which was staged at the British Council Hall, Freetown.

Sigrid Schell-Straub

Skills Development Officer

Samuel holds a Bachelor of Education from the Milton Margai College of Education, Freetown, Sierra Leone. He is also specialized in educational guidance and counseling. He joined SLADEA in 1992 and currently holds the position of the National Project Coordinator.