John Field, Mal Leicester's Lifelong Learning: Education Across the Lifespan PDF

By John Field, Mal Leicester

'Lifelong studying' is a sizzling factor for educators internationally, as societies all over the place are all for constructing a literate, expert and versatile team and to widen participation in schooling in any respect degrees and for all age-groups. This ebook covers all of the significant concerns, with famous educational individuals operating within the box and overlaying the subjects of theoretical, worldwide and curriculum views, widening participation and the commercial university.Topics lined include:* group schooling* well known schooling* larger schooling* the company college* the college curriculum* Vocational studies.With members from China, Africa, united states, Canada, united kingdom and different ecu nations, Lifelong studying bargains a accomplished and difficult account of concerns coming up from various lifelong studying judgements, and exposes the influence those judgements have on any such huge majority of the inhabitants.

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1994: 13). This process of ‘individualization’ sits alongside a growing emphasis on difference as promoted through global communication systems and consumerism, a greater awareness, understanding and fostering of cultural diversity, and new forms of association, as exemplified in a growth of a range of different social movements. It is also clearly reflected in social and economic policy in the USA, UK and increasingly elsewhere in Europe with the encouragement and development of active labour market strategies, a focus on individual responsibility or ‘employability’ and a responsive welfare state geared to draw people away from the identified evils of a ‘dependency culture’.

1990) International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Education, London: Routledge. Kallen, D. (1973) ‘Recurrent education’, in R. Ryba and B. Holmes (eds) Recurrent Education: Concepts and Policies for Lifelong Education, Proceedings of the Comparative Education Society in Europe. Kallen, D. (1979) ‘Recurrent and lifelong learning: definitions and distinctions’, in T. Schuller and J. McGarry (eds) World Yearbook of Education: Recurrent Education and Lifelong Learning, London: Kogan Page. Kennedy, H.

Nevertheless, a Lifelong Learning perspective, in moving beyond mere market ‘neutrality’, might usefully learn from a Community Education methodology and epistemology in the way it can engage < previous page page_24 next page > < previous page page_25 next page > Page 25 with and respond to excluded groups in civil society and beyond. Equally Community Educators might also learn from a broader, more market-related Lifelong Learning to extend its field of operations beyond an over-separatist conception of civil society, engage with a wider range of learners, for example some of those in work-related learning, and try to respond more directly to the individualization of society.

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