Lifelong Learning: Education Across the Lifespan
'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
The corporate university
values in lifelong education
Adult cognition as a dimension of lifelong learning
opportunities and approaches within
Lifelong learning in Australia
a North American perspective
evolving policies for lifelong learning
Lifelong learning and voluntary organizations
Education training and adult refugees in the UK and Australia
adult viability in a technological world
Reflections on lifelong learning and the Third Age
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