Education: Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

  • A European Politics of Education: Perspectives from sociology, policy studies and politics book cover

    A European Politics of Education

    Perspectives from sociology, policy studies and politics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Romuald Normand, Jean-Louis Derouet

    A European Politics of Education proposes a sociology of education establishing connections between empirical data coming from European-scale comparative surveys, normative assumptions structuring actors’ representations and interpretative judgements, and a specific focus on Lifelong Learning…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Studies in European Education

  • Play in Healthcare for Adults: Using play to promote health and wellbeing across the adult lifespan book cover

    Play in Healthcare for Adults

    Using play to promote health and wellbeing across the adult lifespan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Tonkin, Julia Whitaker

    PLAY. We all do it: wordplay, love play, role-play; we play cards, play sport, play the fool, and play around. And that’s just the grown-ups! It features in every aspect of our lives, whether we call it by that or another name. We all do it, but why do we do it? What does it mean to play and what,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Values and Virtues in Higher Education Research.: Critical perspectives book cover

    Values and Virtues in Higher Education Research.

    Critical perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean McNiff

    Values and Virtues in Higher Education Research centres on practitioners studying and researching their practices in higher education settings, in order to improve those practices for the benefit of others and themselves. Making research public is a key aspect of ensuring the quality of educational…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20
    Routledge

  • Educating for Civic-mindedness: Nurturing authentic professional identities through transformative higher education book cover

    Educating for Civic-mindedness

    Nurturing authentic professional identities through transformative higher education, 1st Edition

    By Carolin Kreber

    Imagined at their best, how might professions contribute most effectively to their local and global communities, and how could higher education support graduates/future professionals in making this contribution? The answer proposed in this book is to educate students for ‘civic-mindedness’, an…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Union Learning Representatives: Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Union Learning Representatives

    Challenges and Opportunities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Alexandrou

    Trade unions have historically been involved in education and training in the workplace. This activity has gained greater credence and importance in the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Denmark due to the recent emergence of union learning representatives (ULRs) and Educational Ambassadors, who…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15
    Routledge

  • Learning Opportunities for Adults book cover

    Learning Opportunities for Adults

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Corner

    Argues for the financial backing from governments and industry for adult education and will help adult and community educators draw comparisons between their own work and that of their colleagues in other developed countries.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge

  • Organisational Learning: An integrated HR and knowledge management perspective book cover

    Organisational Learning

    An integrated HR and knowledge management perspective, 1st Edition

    By Roderick Smith

    Organizational Learning: An Integrated HR and Knowledge Management Perspective draws on a broad and multi-disciplinary base to look at the origins and practice of organizational learning. It critically considers the nature of organizational knowledge as a social construct; pedagogical issues around…

    Paperback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge

  • Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education book cover

    Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Imogen Taylor, Marion Bogo, Michelle Lefevre, Barbra Teater

    The Routledge International Handbook of Social Work Education provides an authoritative overview of current understanding through coverage of key debates, exploring the state of play in particular social work education fields and reflecting on where the future might be taking us. The overall aim of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Midwinter

    First published in 1984, this collection of essays was the first account of the development of the University of the Third Age in Britain (U3A). Changing employment patterns and increasing pressure on traditional areas of secondary and higher education has led to the idea that learning can be a…

    Paperback – 2016-03-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Student Attainment in Higher Education: Issues, controversies and debates book cover

    Student Attainment in Higher Education

    Issues, controversies and debates, 1st Edition

    Edited by Graham Steventon, Debra Cureton, Lynn Clouder

    Student Attainment in Higher Education: Issues, controversies and debates is a timely exploration of student attainment in a rapidly changing higher education context and a rapidly changing world. The effects of neoliberalism and the commercialization of everyday life on education have been well…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16
    Routledge

  • Social Justice, Transformation and Knowledge: Policy, Workplace Learning and Skills book cover

    Social Justice, Transformation and Knowledge

    Policy, Workplace Learning and Skills, 1st Edition

    By James Avis

     Social Justice, Transformation and Knowledge: Policy, Workplace Learning and Skills examines the policy contexts in which lifelong learning, vocational education and training and skill development is set. It provides a critique of neo-liberalism and its impact on vocational education and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01
    Routledge

  • Effective Learning after Acquired Brain Injury: A practical guide to support adults with neurological conditions book cover

    Effective Learning after Acquired Brain Injury

    A practical guide to support adults with neurological conditions, 1st Edition

    By Graham Lowings, Beth Wicks

    Effective Learning After Acquired Brain Injury provides clear guidance on delivering productive educational programmes for adolescents and adults with acquired brain injury (ABI). Written for the non-specialist, the book provides an accessible overview of the neuropsychological deficits resulting…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25
    Routledge

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