Adult and community education policy in Aotearoa New Zealand 2000-2014

Changes in tertiary education policy in Aotearoa New Zealand in the last decade have impacted on adult and community education (ACE). Marginalized and understood as non-formal education at the turn of the century, ACE is now part of the 'tertiary landscape'. It is explicitly steered by education policy, its role severely narrowed, its emphasis shifted from empowerment, equity, active citizenship to preparation for employment and skills for work. This article explores the policy developments which have led to the changes and analyses possible links between the policies and three neoliberal supp ... Show more

Authors: Leach, Linda

Published: Abingdon, England, Taylor and Francis, 2014

Resource type: Article

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