Lifelong Learning: Education Across the Lifespan (Paperback)
  • Lifelong Learning: Education Across the Lifespan (Paperback)

Lifelong Learning: Education Across the Lifespan (Paperback)

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Paperback 344 Pages / Published: 06/02/2003
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'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.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415318846
Number of pages: 344
Weight: 635 g
Dimensions: 248 x 171 x 20 mm

'This book is a comprehensive overview of views about lifelong learning. It provides essential/interesting background reading for distance educators ... This collection is a major contribution to lifelong learning discourse and thinking and should also be to development policy.' - Michael Richardson, Open Learning

'There is a rapidly expanding literature on lifelong learning. This book is a very useful contribution to the literature, particularly from the perspective of the UK ... [It] is recommended for policymakers, practitioners and researchers interested in this key topic of educational development.' - International Journal of Education Development

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