Lifelong learning in Australia


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Author: Watson, Louise

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University of Canberra. Division of Communication and Education. Lifelong Learning Network (LLN); Australia. Department of Education, Science and Training. Evaluations and Investigations Programme (EIP)


This report discusses the implications of lifelong learning for Australian education and training. It examines the assumptions behind the lifelong learning policy agenda and discusses the extent to which it is relevant to Australia. It is the second stage of a research project designed to: (1) review the literature on lifelong learning from the policy perspective of Australian education and training; (2) analyse the implications of lifelong learning and identify operational issues for Australian education and training; and (3) identify gaps in research that need to be addressed to make...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Lifelong learning; Policy; Skills and knowledge; Labour market; Economics; Governance; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Government policy; Skill shortage; Economic factor; Knowledge economy; Education and training system; Education and training needs

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Department of Education, Science and Training, 2003

Physical description: ix, 55 p.

ISBN: 0642773890

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 77.131

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