'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.
Introduction John Field and Mal Leicester THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES: Lifelong Learning, Lifelong Learning, Lifelong Learning - A Recurrent Education? Richard Evans Adult Cognition as a Dimension of Lifelong Learning Stephen Brookfield Learnign, Work and Community: vocational studies and social values in the learning age Terry Hyland The Evolution of the Learning Society: brain science, social science and lifelong learning Jack Cohen and Mal Leicester Rights and Obligations: values in lifelong learnign as a political programme Ken Lawson Learning for Living: opportunities and approaches within the school curriculum Val Millman INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES: Lifelong Learning for a New Society: the South African case Shirley Pendlebury and Penny Enslin Confucianism, Cultural Revolution adn Corporate Classrooms: China's attempts at a 'Learning Society' John Morgan Lifelong Learning in Australia David Aspin, John Collard and Judith Chapman Lifelong Learning: a North American perspective Robin Barrow and Patrick Keeney Education, Training and Adult Refugees in the UK and Australia Janet Hannah Life Politics and Popular Learning Jane Thompson The Corporate University Peter Jarvis Lifelong Learning and Policy Formation in Europe John Field PERSPECTIVES ON INCLUSION: Lifelong Learnign and Voluntary Organisations Konrad Elsdon Reflections on Lifelong Learning and the Third Age Alex Withnall Black and Other Minority Communities' Learning Needs Alyson Malach Inclusive Learning for Active 'Citizenship': disability, learning difficulties and lifelong learning Mary Stuart Community Education and Lifelong Learning: local spice for global fare? Rennie Johnston Ageing with Technology: adult viability in a Technological World Jane McKie Care or Control? Defining learners' needs for lifelong learning Kathryn Ecclestone L
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