Abstract The need to identify the role of critical Thinking within teaching and learning is important in order to develop and improve the quality of education at all.
After analysing the concept of critical thinking, a model is suggested consisting of a consensus as to its meaning and how to develop it in adult learners. conceptual model for developing critical thinking in adult learners.
thinking in adult education and the challenges of fostering critical thinking as self- Adult education in an information society should promote self directed.
The literature has been divided over the different definitions of what is meant by critical Thinking let alone approaches to develop it within education programmes .
While critical thinking has been intimately associated with adult education, there is not consensus as to its meaning and how to develop it in adult learners.