1st Edition

Policies, Politics and the Future of Lifelong Learning

By Ann Hodgson Copyright 2001
    224 Pages
    by Routledge

    by Routledge

    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.

    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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