Resilience: stories of adult learning

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Author: Furlong, Tara; Yasukawa, Keiko


This anthology of adult learner stories is testimony to the resilience of human lives, the critical role of lifelong learning, and how adult literacies weave through our journeys, visibly and invisibly. The impetus for [the anthology] came from a need to gather and publish the authentic voices of learners across many different adult learning environments. There was also a need for collaboration between adult literacy practitioners in Australia and the UK, to build networks that could work toward greater understanding for communities and policy-makers. Edited excerpt from Australian...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Literacy; Teaching and learning; Lifelong learning; Outcomes; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Adult learning; Learning experience; Individual development

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Rolleston on Dove, England: RaPAL, 2016

Physical description: 237 p. (unabridged edition) + 181 p. (abridged edition)

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ISBN: 9780951340714 (unabridged e-book .epub); 9780951340721 (unabridged Kindle e-book .mobi); 9780951340738 (unabridged pdf); 9780951340745 (unabridged paperback); 9780995372320 (abridged e-book .epub); 9780995372313 (abridged Kindle e-book .mobi); 9780995372306 (abridged pdf); 9780995372337 (abridged paperback)

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Tara Furlong and Keiko Yasukawa

Abridged editions were published simultaneously in Australia by the Australian Council for Adult Literacy (ACAL) and may be found at:

Resource type: Book

Rights: Copyright 2016 text under Creative Commons licence CC-BY-NC-ND. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Call number: TD/TNC 126.319

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