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Policies, Politics and the Future of Lifelong Learning

ISBN 9780749432027
Published October 1, 2000 by Routledge
224 Pages

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Book Description

This text focuses on the political context of lifelong learning. It addresses the background, European and policy elements of lifelong learning, as well as providing a detailed consideration of the linkage of educational and political issues in this subject.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 An international and historical context for recent policy approaches to lifelong learning in the UK, Ann Hodgson; Part 1 The European context; Chapter 2 The vocational training policy of the European Commission and its discourse on lifelong learning, Marc Ant; Chapter 3 Lifelong learning and the learning society, Andy Green; Part 2 Challenges in the UK context; Chapter 4 The challenge of widening participation in lifelong learning, Ann Hodgson; Chapter 5 Paying for lifelong learning, Gareth Williams; Chapter 6 Quality and equality in lifelong learning, Louise Morley; Chapter 7 Bringing knowledge back in, Michael Young; Part 3 The policy focus under New Labour; Chapter 8 Developing a national qualifications framework for lifelong learning, Ken Spours; Chapter 9 The case for a regional dimension to lifelong learning in the UK, Simon James; Chapter 10 Hopes, contradictions and challenges, Normon Lucos; Chapter 11 Developing capability, Alison Fuller; Chapter 12 Lifelong learning, Greg Light; Chapter 13 Building a lifelong learning system for the future, Ann Hodgson, Ken Spours;

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