Woolly thinking hampers view of a learning society
- Vocational education in South Africa. // Adults Learning;Jan96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p103
Reports that the Further Education Development Agency is organizing a ten day study visit to South Africa in March 1996. Setting up of teacher exchanges.
- Noticeboard. // Adults Learning;Feb96, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p130
Reports on adult continuing education developments for February 1996 in Great Britain. Participation of more adults in Council-funded provision; Release of a Greenwich Community College book chronicling the making of individual and community lives; Calendar of events from March 1-22, 1996.
- Guidance and learner support. Houghton, Ann-Marie; Oglesby, Katharine Leni // Adults Learning;Feb96, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p146
Reports on the pilot study undertaken by the Department of Continuing Education in Great Britain on threshold standards for work with continuing education students. Purpose; Consultation with colleagues on existing procedures and services; Five key principles underpinning guidance and learning...
- European year of lifelong learning. // Adults Learning;Apr96, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p186
Lists organizations which won successful bids for funding of lifelong learning projects in Great Britain, under the European Year of Lifelong Learning.
- Commentary. // Adults Learning;Apr96, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p182
Opinion. Reports on the launching of the Campaign for Learning in Great Britain. Importance of the campaign in lifelong learning; Result of a survey on attitudes to learning; Motivations for learning.
- The silent explosion--living in the learning society. FIELD, JOHN // Adults Learning;Dec98, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p6
Provides information on learning society in Great Britain. Discussion on lifelong learning; Sign of a learning society; Informal learning; Problems with learning society.
- IS THERE MADNESS IN THE METHOD? REPRESENTATIONS OF RESEARCH IN LIFELONG LEARNING. Edwards, Richard; Clarke, Julia; Harrison, Roger; Reeve, Fiona // Adult Education Quarterly;Feb2002, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p128
In the move from viewing research as purely technical, objective, and rational w understanding it as a social practice embedded in particular cultural, political, and historical contexts, we raise the question of how reality is represented in research practices and products. Thus, the purpose of...
- Minister launches CPD scheme. // Manager: British Journal of Administrative Management;Nov/Dec97, Issue 7, p6
Announces the launching of Great Britain's first competence-based Continuing Professional Development scheme by the Management Charter Initiative.
- 'We are guinea pigs really': Examining the realities of ICT-based adult learning. Selwyn, Neil; Gorard, Stephen; Williams, Sara // Studies in the Education of Adults;Spring2002, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p23
The use of information and communications technology (ICT) to facilitate easy access to lifelong learning for all is one of the central tenets of the UK government's drive to establish a â€˜learning societyâ€™. At the heart of initiatives such as the â€˜University for...