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Lifelong Learning John Field

Lifelong Learning

John Field

Published October 26th 2000
ISBN : 9780203183328
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Lifelong learning increasingly dominates discussions of post-compulsory education and training policies. Although the idea of lifelong learning has been most frequently used in discussions of higher and adult education and vocational training, itMoreLifelong learning increasingly dominates discussions of post-compulsory education and training policies. Although the idea of lifelong learning has been most frequently used in discussions of higher and adult education and vocational training, it further provides a framework for debating and analysing the front end of education as well as its post-school phases.Lifelong Learning examines the issues in four sections:Theoretical Perspectives- Curriculum- International Perspectives- and Widening Participation. Such a mix serves to enrich the readers interdisciplinary perspectives on contemporary initiatives. These sections include studies on important topics such as:-- community education-- popular education-- higher education-- the corporate university-- the school curriculum-- vocational studiesWith 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.