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1st Edition

Making Lifelong Learning Work

ISBN 9780749427276
Published May 1, 1999 by Routledge
238 Pages

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Book Description

This text outlines the future roles of schools, business and industry, higher and adult education. Using examples of learning communities that are adapting for the future, the author describes the conditions which lifelong learning can accelerate as an agent for change.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Markku Markkula -- Foreword by Bob Hogg -- Dedication -- Introduction -- Part 1 New insights into lifelong learning -- Chapter 1 Into the learning century -- Chapter 2 The land of learning -- Chapter 3 The common constituency of learning -- Chapter 4 A fiefdom without failure -- Chapter 5 The territory of eternal learning -- Chapter 6 Learning for all seasons -- Chapter 7 Summary of part 1 -- Part 2 learning cities, learning towns, learning regions - making lifelong learning work -- Chapter 8 Introducing the learning city -- Chapter 9 Leadership in the learning city - making things happen -- Chapter 10 Employment and employability in the learning city making learning work -- Chapter 11 Aspirations for the learning city - raising the sights -- Chapter 12 Resources for the learning city - increasing the assets -- Chapter 13 Networks in the learning city- communicating with the world -- Chapter 14 Information in the learning city - broadcasting the learning news -- Chapter 15 Needs and requirements in the learning city discovering the demand -- Chapter 16 Growth and the creation of wealth and employment stimulating the economy -- Chapter 17 Change management in the learning city - preparing people for the future -- Chapter 18 Investing in the learning city - making everything count -- Chapter 19 Technology for the learning city- creating the future -- Chapter 20 Involving people in the learning city - harnessing the talent -- Chapter 21 Environment in the learning city - improving the future quality of life -- Chapter 22 Strategies for the learning city - celebrating and rewarding learning -- Chapter 23 Summarizing the learning city - putting it together -- Chapter 24 Valediction - starting the process -- Chapter 25 Case study: Kent - region of learning -- Appendix 1 The ELLicities charter for learning cities -- Appendix2 The Sapporo learning festival -- Appendix3 ELLI and ELLicities -- Appendix4 A learning organization -- References -- Index.

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Longworth, Norman (Vice President, World Initiative on Lifelong Learning),