Lifelong learning: education across the lifespan


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Author: Field, John; Leicester, Mal


This book examines the issue of lifelong learning including topics such as community education, popular education, higher education, the corporate university, the school curriculum, and vocational studies. There are contributors from China, Africa, the United States of America (USA), Canada, the United Kingdom (UK) and several European countries. The introductory chapter is 'Lifelong learning or permanent schooling?' by John Field and Mal Leicester. The remaining chapters are presented in four parts. Part one, entitled 'Theoretical perspectives', contains: Lifelong learning, lifelong...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Vocational education and training; Participation; Lifelong learning; Higher education; Adult and community education; Policy; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Adult education; Community education; Educational policy; Curriculum; Training policy; Basic education; Postcompulsory education

Geographic subjects: North America; Asia; Africa; Europe; United States; China; Canada; Great Britain

Published: London, England: RoutledgeFalmer, 2000

Physical description: xix, 321 p.

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ISBN: 0750709901

Statement of responsibility: John Field and Mal Leicester

Resource type: Book

Document number: TD/TNC 70.374

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