Education: Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

  • Emerging Approaches to Educational Research: Tracing the Socio-Material book cover

    Emerging Approaches to Educational Research

    Tracing the Socio-Material, 1st Edition

    By Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards, Peter Sawchuk

    The last fifteen years have seen much conceptual and methodological innovation in research on education and learning across the lifecourse, bringing both fresh insights and new dilemmas. This innovation was initially fuelled by the growing influence of conceptual framings often named as either…

    Paperback – 2011-07-13

  • Numeracy for QTLS: Achieving the Minimum Core book cover

    Numeracy for QTLS

    Achieving the Minimum Core, 1st Edition

    By Liz Keeley-Browne, Anne Price

    By 2010 the Government requires all teaching staff in the Lifelong Learning Sector to gain the QTLS (Qualified Teacher Learning and Skills) teaching qualification.  In addition to the new qualification, all those training to teach in the post compulsory/FE sector must also …

    Paperback – 2011-07-07

  • Education: The Basics book cover

    Education: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Kay Wood

    @text: Everyone knows that education is important, we are confronted daily by discussion of it in the media and by politicians, but how much do we really know about education? Education: The Basics is a lively and engaging introduction to education as an academic subject, taking into account both…

    Paperback – 2011-06-17
    The Basics

  • Theories of Learning for the Workplace: Building blocks for training and professional development programs book cover

    Theories of Learning for the Workplace

    Building blocks for training and professional development programs, 1st Edition

    By Filip Dochy, David Gijbels, Mien Segers, Piet Van den Bossche

    Workplace and professional learning, lifelong learning, adult learning, learning in different contexts have become of more and more interest and now dominate all aspects of 21st century life. Learning is no longer about ‘storing and recall’ but ‘development and flow’. Theories of Learning in the…

    Paperback – 2011-06-14
    Routledge Psychology in Education

  • Rethinking Widening Participation in Higher Education: The Role of Social Networks book cover

    Rethinking Widening Participation in Higher Education

    The Role of Social Networks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Fuller, Sue Heath, Brenda Johnston

    Extending the chance for people from diverse backgrounds to participate in Higher Education (HE) is a priority in the UK and many countries internationally. Previous work on widening participation in HE however has focussed on why people choose to go to university but this vital new research has…

    Paperback – 2011-04-21

  • Learning Futures: Education, Technology and Social Change book cover

    Learning Futures

    Education, Technology and Social Change, 1st Edition

    By Keri Facer

    In the twenty-first century, educators around the world are being told that they need to transform education systems to adapt young people for the challenges of a global digital knowledge economy. Too rarely, however, do we ask whether this future vision is robust, achievable or even desirable,…

    Paperback – 2011-03-28

  • Lifelong Learning in Paid and Unpaid Work: Survey and Case Study Findings book cover

    Lifelong Learning in Paid and Unpaid Work

    Survey and Case Study Findings, 1st Edition

    Edited by D.W. Livingstone

    Lifelong Learning is essential to all individuals and in recent years has become a guiding principle for policy initiatives, ranging from national economic competition to issues of social cohesion and personal fulfilment. However, despite the importance of lifelong learning there is a critical…

    Paperback – 2011-03-04

  • Improving Learning through the Lifecourse: Learning Lives book cover

    Improving Learning through the Lifecourse

    Learning Lives, 1st Edition

    By Gert Biesta, John Field, Phil Hodkinson, Flora J. Macleod, Ivor F. Goodson

    Adult learning matters. There is now widespread agreement that modern countries depend on the creativity, skills and knowledge of the entire population for their prosperity. Many people talk of our future well-being in terms of a ‘knowledge economy’ or a ‘learning society’ in which every person’s…

    Paperback – 2011-02-21
    Improving Learning

  • Innovations in Lifelong Learning: Critical Perspectives on Diversity, Participation and Vocational Learning book cover

    Innovations in Lifelong Learning

    Critical Perspectives on Diversity, Participation and Vocational Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Jackson

    This book opens up ways to engage critically with what counts as innovatory practice in lifelong learning today, locating its discussion of innovations in lifelong learning within an international and comparative framework. Innovations in Lifelong Learning engages first hand with issues and…

    Paperback – 2010-12-07

  • The Fundamentals of Workplace Learning: Understanding How People Learn in Working Life book cover

    The Fundamentals of Workplace Learning

    Understanding How People Learn in Working Life, 1st Edition

    By Knud Illeris

    Fundamentals of Workplace Learning is a comprehensive guide to how people learn in the workplace, and the issues and challenges involved. Examining the essential aspects of workplace learning and unravelling the various influences which affect the success of work-based learners, Knud Illeris…

    Paperback – 2010-12-01

  • Improving Literacy at Work book cover

    Improving Literacy at Work

    1st Edition

    By Alison Wolf, Karen Evans

    Modern societies demand high levels of literacy. The written word is pervasive; individuals with poor literacy skills are deeply disadvantaged; and governments are increasingly pre-occupied with the contribution that skills can make to economic growth. As a result, the basic skills of adult workers…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08
    Improving Learning

  • An Introduction to Career Learning & Development 11-19: Perspectives, Practice and Possibilities book cover

    An Introduction to Career Learning & Development 11-19

    Perspectives, Practice and Possibilities, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Barnes, Barbara Bassot, Anne Chant

    An Introduction to Career Learning and Development 11-19 is an indispensible source of support and guidance for all those who need to know why and how career learning and development should be planned, developed and delivered effectively to meet the needs of young people. It is a comprehensive…

    Paperback – 2010-10-29

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