- Untitled. Stanistreet, Paul // Adults Learning;Oct2010, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p2
An introduction to the journal in which the editor discusses the issue about the public value of investment in adult learning and the special issue which delves into the role of adult learning to local democracy and building of the Big Society is presented.
- We want a fair deal, for learners as well as employers. Ravenhall, Mark // Adults Learning;Mar2010, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p7
The article discusses how the British government should invest in adult learning with the approach of the local and national election. It points out that most of the 3.5 million pounds will be invested in adult apprenticeships and Train to Gain scheme with 6% set aside for informal, community...
- Andragogy: An old idea finds new importance. Peterson, Clifford // Indianapolis Business Journal;11/19/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 36, p24
Investigates on andragogy, one of the oldest ideas on education. Development of Malcolm Knowles the concept of andragogy in adult education; Change of demography in higher education; Use of PLA programs of portfolio method to assess learning.
- The case for public investment. THOMSON, ALASTAIR // Adults Learning;Spring2013, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p4
The author discusses the importance of public investment in adult education and training in Great Britain. He argues on the economic impact of adult learning on achieving economic and social prosperity as the government will review its spending process. The National Institute of Adult Continuing...
- The ins and outs of self-directed learning. Hatcher, Timothy G. // Training & Development;Feb97, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p34
Provides a list of necessary competencies for the facilitators of self-directed learning focusing on a high-tech firm. Orientation workshop on self-directed learning; Description of the use of assessment surveys and skills to prepare for self-directed learning. INSETS: Sample learning plan.;An...
- Commentary. // Adults Learning;Oct95, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p29
Opinion. Comments on the confirmation of the European Year of Lifelong Learning by the Council of Ministers in July 1995. Difficulty experienced by the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) in organizing Adult Learners' Week; Support and plans for the celebration of the...
- Noticeboard. // Adults Learning;Oct95, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p30
Reports on developments of importance to adult learning in Great Britain. Publication of the Association for Colleges' `Manifesto for Further Education'; Creation of a new working party by the Community Development Foundation; TUC's launch of information for teachers and students on trade unions.
- Commentary. // Adults Learning;Jan96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p102
Opinion. Focuses on social policy reviews for adult learning in Great Britain. Achievement of greater egalitarianism for the young; Exclusion of a range of liberal adult studies.
- Open College Networks. Maxwell, Bronwell // Adults Learning;Jan96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p111
Focuses on the implications of Open College Networks on adult learning in Great Britain. Participation in community education; Exponential growth in the number of recognized courses; Credit accumulation and transfer system.