Citations with the tag: ADULT education
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- Inspectors to spend more time listening to learners.
// Adults Learning; Sep2009, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p5
The article reports on the introduction of a revised Common Inspection Framework for the further education and skills sector in Great Britain.
- Waiving the rules helps Center educate high school dropouts.
Kruglik, Marla // Curriculum Review; Dec93, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p20
Provides details on Mountain Education Center's free classes for adults who do not have high school diplomas. Teaching strategies.
- Some (Possibly Controversial) Suggestions for Teaching Adults.
Cason, Roger L. // Financial Practice & Education; Spring/Summer93, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p61
Discusses some suggestions for teaching adults. Differences between adult education and traditional education of children and young adults; Important aspects of the learning situation in adult education; Importance of first impressions in adult education; Accommodation of different learning...
- Educating older adults in the Republic of China.
Strom, Robert; Strom, Shirley // Journal of Instructional Psychology; Dec95, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p379
Looks at the educating of older adults in China. Influence of social policy; Information on performance of those in program; Reference made to `Grandparents Strengths and Needs Inventory,'; Effects; Recommendations.
- Training Organizations & Schools.
Strom, Robert; Strom, Shirley // Las Vegas Business Press; 7/28/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 30, p14
Ranks leading training organizations in Las Vegas, Nevada according to the volume of enrollment in 2003. Community College of Southern Nevada; University of Nevada-Las Vegas; Soaring Eagle Enterprises Inc.
- Teaching summary writing to enhance comprehension.
Casazza, M.E. // Reading Today; Feb/Mar92, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p26
Discusses a technique for adult learners based on integrating new text into the reader's knowledge base and constructing a logical relationship between new and previously learned information. Rules of summarizing; Teaching methods; Looking at outcomes.
- Educated students enroll in adult ed.
Casazza, M.E. // Techniques: Making Education & Career Connections; Jan97, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p8
Reports on the enrollments in adult education in 1995 according to `Building a Nation of Learners 1996,' from the United States Department of Education. Goals of Education Dept.; Statistics; Availability and contact information.
- Beat The Street: An urban literacy program.
Pearpoint, Jack; Forest, Marsha // Convergence; 1990, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p71
Focuses on the Beat The Street adult education program in Canada. Founding of Beat The Street; Literacy on the streets; Student centered individualized learning; Beat The Street banquet; Symbol of the success of Beat The Street.
- The protest tradition in Nigerian adult education: An analysis of NEPU's emancipatory learning...
Umar, Abdurrahman // Convergence; 1993, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p19
Discusses the Northern Progressive Union's (NEPU) emancipatory education project from 1950-1966 and its impact to Nigerian adult education. NEPU's educational project and its assessment of achievements, failures and contemporary relevance; Nigerian education and the struggle for emancipation;...
- Unite and organize or wither and die: Challenges facing adult educators and trainers in the New...
Samuels, Joseph // Convergence; 1994, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p35
Argues that the major challenge facing adult education and training in South Africa is to develop a comprehensive education and training system that will serve the society. Development of ways to bring adult educators and trainers together; Need for advocacy; Importance of redressing imbalances...
- New initiative toward introducing adult education programs at the University of the West Indies.
Allen, Beryl M.; Chadwick, Alan // Convergence; 1996, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p67
Discusses the introduction of adult education programs at the University of West Indies in the Caribbean. Availability of adult education; Delivery of adult education; Implications of adult education for policy review and change.
- School opens with mixed picture for adult ed.
Johnston, Robert C. // Education Week; 9/11/96, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p16
Focuses on adult education in the United States. Programs on basic skills and high school equivalency diplomas; Speculations on impact of welfare reform law; Federal spending on adult education.
Johnston, Robert C. // Adults Learning; Jan95, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p139
Presents news in adult education in Great Britain and related events and resources. Includes changes in the membership structure of the Pre-Retirement Association; Expansion of the Hackney Employment Link Project; Extension of the grant program of the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation.
- Leaving adult education.
Cushman, Mike // Adults Learning; Feb95, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p184
Presents an open letter on the status of adult education in the Lambeth community in London, England which emphasizes the need for personal plea for primary learning goals to be those of students themselves, rather than those which are nationally standard. Challenges facing Lambeth residents;...
Cushman, Mike // Adults Learning; Mar95, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p199
Reports on developments in British adult education. Includes women's education awards; Two new National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs); Advanced open learning.
- Adult basic education and training in South Africa.
Sebakwane, Martin // Adults Learning; Mar95, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p207
Discusses the Adult Basic Education and Training (ABET) program in South Africa. Vision; Principles; Policy proposals; Qualifications structure; Curriculum; Governance.
Sebakwane, Martin // Adults Learning; May95, Vol. 6 Issue 9, p254
Opinion. Comments on the need to include arts and crafts courses as part of adult education in Great Britain. National Institute of Adult Continuing Education's (NIACE) collaboration with the Arts and Crafts Councils for the launching of the `Adult Education in the Arts and Crafts' conference...
- De-Mythologising CATS.
Hyland, Terry // Adults Learning; Dec95, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p81
Reports on results of ideas derived from the adult education concerned with lifelong learning and personal developments.
- Learning materialism.
Yeo, Stephen // Adults Learning; Jan96, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p107
Focuses on the transformation of adult education in Great Britain as a social movement. Collective understanding of capitalist concept; Crippling loss of resources; Learning and livelihood; Society and relationships.
Yeo, Stephen // Adults Learning; Mar96, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p158
Opinion. Focuses on the development of adult education in Great Britain. Proposals addressing the creation of a learning environment by the National Organisation for Adult Learning (NIACE); Education of unemployment adults; Increasing employers' commitment to further education and training;...
Yeo, Stephen // Adults Learning; Mar96, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p159
Presents news, announcements and materials on adult education in Great Britain as of March 1996. Publisher; Contact information; Includes `Career Guidance for Adults'; `The Education Funding Guide'; Government inquiry into higher education.
- Measuring achievement in non-vocational adult education.
Trodd, Geoff // Adults Learning; Apr96, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p189
Focuses on the issues associated with reform proposals for adult education in Great Britain. Features of the an adult education scheme at the University of Nottingham in England; Political and cultural context of adult education; Plans to introduce and develop records of achievement within...
- Assisting adult students on award-bearing courses--some key issues and strategies.
Hayes, Amanda // Adults Learning; Apr96, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p192
Focuses on the issues and challenges in designing an adult education curriculum. Admission problems; Student induction; Creation of an adult learning community; Student support; Management of non-attendance.
- Adult learning in the Irish Republic.
Morrissey, Marie // Adults Learning; Apr96, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p201
Focuses on adult education in Ireland. Overview of the report `Charting Our Education Future'; Major problems of adult education; Approach to adult education policy; Functions of the Irish National Certification Authority.
Morrissey, Marie // Adults Learning; May96, Vol. 7 Issue 9, p210
Reports on personnel appointments and awards in the field of adult education in Great Britain as of May 1996. Includes the appointment of Richard Bindless as chief executive of Bolton Bury Training and Enterprise Council; Selection of Patrick Obi of Deptford as `Employee of the Year.'
Morrissey, Marie // Adults Learning; Jun96, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p242
Reports on developments related to adult education in the Great Britain. Nordic Folk High School Council's monitoring of a SOCRATES project call `The European Nordic Dimension in the European Reality; Chartered Institute of Marketing's seminars; Aids to Communication in Education Center's...
- Reflections on a local authority adult education service.
Davey, Margaret // Adults Learning; Jun96, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p261
Presents the author's reflections on the changes the London Borough of Croydon in England has experienced with respect to adult education, and the accomplishments of the Croydon Service. Early activities to promote adult education; Assignment of roles to administrators; Changing of staff's...
- Access--the heart of Adult Education.
Clarke, Sheila // Adults Learning; Sep96, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p11
Defines Adult Education. Author's views on Adult Education; Access to adult education; Three aspects of this access; Information on barriers in the mind.
Clarke, Sheila // Adults Learning; Nov96, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p58
Presents news briefs concerning adult education. How innovative approaches to data collection have affected further education findings; How the United Kingdom academic consultancy firm, Universities of England Consortium for International Activities (UNECIA) has aided education reform in the...
- Ways of improving accessibility to education.
Trenberth, Susan // Adults Learning; Nov96, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p80
Presents information on ways in which access to education can be improved. Discussion of ways in which access to education can be improved.
- The pre-history of the Arts Council.
Williams, William Emrys // Adults Learning; Dec96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p94
Focuses on adult education in England, with reference to the work of the National Institute of Adult Education in this area. Emergence of the British Film Institute and the Arts Council of Great Britain; History of the Arts Council; Information on exhibitions held by the council.
- Adult education in the forces.
Adam, Ronald F. // Adults Learning; Dec96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p97
Focuses on adult education in the armed forces in England, with specific reference to the work of the Army Study Centre. When the centre was formed; Methods used in adult education in the 1940s; Reference made to the accomplishments of the Army Bureau of Current Affairs.
- Crisis in adult education?
Stock, Arthur K. // Adults Learning; Dec96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p100
Focuses on adult education in England. Examples of positive developments in the provision of education for adults; Likely results of a shift in education policy.
- The REPLAN experience: A view from the centre.
Uden, Tony // Adults Learning; Dec96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p102
Focuses on adult education in England, with reference to the REPLAN program. Description of some of the diffulties in setting up the program; Information on other adult education programs; Achievements of the program.
- Personal reflections on `adult education' and the...
Legge, Derek // Adults Learning; Dec96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p106
Focuses on adult education with reference to the challenges the journal of the same name faces according to the author's personal reflections. What is the purpose of the journal; Reference made to the National Institute of Adult Education in England; Who introduced the author to adult education.
- It's never too late to learn.
Carlton, Sheila; Soulsby, Jim // Adults Learning; Dec96, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p85
Opinion. Focuses on adult education in England. Belief that there will be fewer younger people as a result of declining birthrates and better health care; Effects of a low education level according to a study reported in the British Medical Journal for April 15, 1995; Benefits of learning...
Carlton, Sheila; Soulsby, Jim // Adults Learning; Jan97, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p114
Presents information relating to adult education in Britain. Study concerning the ability of British adults to read instructions on medicine bottles or use bus timetables; Percentage of home applicants to higher education who were accepted to first degree courses in 1995 that access students...
- Accreditation and progression routes.
Adkins, Geoff // Adults Learning; Jan97, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p134
Focuses on a survey conducted to find out the progression options and accreditation needs of students enrolled in an adult education program supported by the London Borough of Harrow and sponsored by the LEA. Aims of the program; Initial concerns about the project by tutors; Information on...
- Older and bolder?
Adkins, Geoff // Adults Learning; Apr97, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p225
Presents the answers of the leaders of the main political parties in Great Britain if they will reinstate subsidies to adult education so that pensioners can study at a reasonable cost. Explanation of Major, Blair and Ashdown on subsidizing adult education.
- Fryer versus funding.
Tuckett, Alan // Adults Learning; Jan98, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p3
Comments on the report `Learning for the 21st century,' by Bob Fryers which provides an endorsement of the role of democratically accountable local authorities in the provision of learning opportunities for adults. Plans suggested by the report; Two proposed changes that puts the services of...
- Walking The Walk.
Prather, Michelle // Entrepreneur; Aug2000, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p130
Features couple Eli and Elsie Marcus and their New York City-based adult education organization The Seminar Center Inc. Vandalism against the organization; Reasons for closing a business; Profitability and membership in Seminar Center.
- An alternative perspective on empowerment of adult undergraduates.
Kasworm, Carol // Contemporary Education; 1993, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p162
Presents an alternative perspective on the empowerment of adult undergraduates in the United States. Definitions of traditional and nontraditional students; Exclusion of some from the dominant cultural circle; Advocacy of adult learners.
- European lifelong learning initiatives.
Peck, Bryan T. // Phi Delta Kappan; May96, Vol. 77 Issue 9, p645
Reports on the European Union's (EU) naming 1996 the Year of Lifelong Learning. Involvement of Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); The attempt to train older people in the face of rising unemployment and an aging population; European Lifelong Learning Initiative...
- Adult education.
Robbins, M.W. // New York; 8/14/89, Vol. 22 Issue 31, p50
Describes various courses which adults can enroll in this fall in New York. Discusses 24 different courses for mental stimulation or practical accomplishment.
- Getting serious.
Dyett, L.; Chwast, S. // New York; 8/13/90, Vol. 23 Issue 31, p44
Describes 27 adult education classes and programs scheduled this fall in the New York area including such subjects as narco-terrorism, roller-blading, and how to write spicy thrillers.
- Class action.
Webb, M. // New York; 8/12/91, Vol. 24 Issue 31, p54
Looks at a variety of adult education courses that are available to New Yorkers. Includes classes on astronomy, Broadway theater, art and the American Indian.
- The right course.
Webb, Marilyn; Craig, John // New York; 8/10/92, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p48
Previews adult education courses for 1992. How to choose the right courses; Which ones will be popular this year, and why; descriptions of the subjects; Gives time and place information; Who the teachers may be; Several one-day offers; Courses for all ages and interests outlined; How to...
- Orange-Ulster BOCES nurse assistant program expands courses to Warwick.
Webb, Marilyn; Craig, John // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 03/31/97, Vol. 7 Issue 24, p28
Reports on the expansion of the Orange-Ulster BOCES Adult Education's Certified Nurse Assistant Program in New York. Successful completion of the course by the first eight program participants.
- Adult education reflects the changing technological times.
Webb, Marilyn; Craig, John // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 05/26/97, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p15
Focuses on changes in adult education in Sullivan County, New York. Provision of broad-based career development training in a variety of fields; Academic, vocational and career oriented training programs offered by the Sullivan County Board of Cooperative Educational Services; Stress on the use...
- Adult education.
Schroeder, K. // Education Digest; Feb1992, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p75
Cites information which indicates that those who are most likely to benefit from adult education are least likely to particpate in it. This data was collected from a 1991 National Center for Education Statistics large-scale, nationally representative field test.