UNESCO, the Faure report, the Delors report, and the political utopia of lifelong learning


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Author: Elfert, Maren


Two education reports commissioned by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Learning to be, otherwise known as the Faure report (1972) and Learning: the treasure within, otherwise known as the Delors report (1996), have been associated with the establishment of lifelong learning as a global educational paradigm. In this article, which draws on archival research and interviews, [the author] will explore how these two reports have contributed to debates on the purpose of education and learning. In the first half, [the author] will shed light on...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Lifelong learning; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Education

Published: Oxford, England: John Wiley and Sons, 2015

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Journal volume: 50

Journal number: 1

Journal date: March 2015

Pages: pp. 88-100

Related items: TD/IRD 88.390; TD/IRD 88.131

ISSN: 0141-8211, 1465-3435 (online)

Special issue: What is learning for?

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 119.813

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