Lifelong Learning: Education Across the Lifespan

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John Field, Mal Leicester
Psychology Press, 2003 - 321 sidor
'Lifelong Learning' is a hot issue for educators across the world, as societies everywhere are concerned with developing a literate, skilled and flexible workforce and to widen participation in education at all levels and for all age-groups. This book covers all the major issues, with well-known academic contributors working in the field and covering the topics of theoretical, global and curriculum perspectives, widening participation and the industrial university.
Topics covered include:
* Community education
* Popular education
* Higher education
* The corporate university
* The school curriculum
* Vocational studies.
With contributors from China, Africa, USA, Canada, UK and other European countries, Lifelong Learning offers a comprehensive and challenging account of issues arising from varying lifelong learning decisions, and exposes the impact these decisions have on such a large majority of the population.
 

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The death of mass higher education
29
The corporate university
43
values in lifelong education
56
brain science
65
PART2
73
Adult cognition as a dimension of lifelong learning
89
opportunities and approaches within
102
vocational studies
119
Lifelong learning in Australia
171
a North American perspective
191
evolving policies for lifelong learning
215
disability
228
Lifelong learning and voluntary organizations
250
Education training and adult refugees in the UK and Australia
263
adult viability in a technological world
276
Reflections on lifelong learning and the Third Age
289

Life politics and popular learning
134
the South African case
149

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