Education: Adult Education and Lifelong Learning

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Jarvis

    As lifelong learning grows in popularity, few comprehensive pictures of the phenomenon have emerged. The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning provides a disciplined and complete overview of lifelong learning internationally. The theoretical structure puts the learner at the centre…

    Paperback – 2010-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Understanding Adult Functional Literacy: Connecting Text Features, Task Demands, and Respondent Skills book cover

    Understanding Adult Functional Literacy

    Connecting Text Features, Task Demands, and Respondent Skills, 1st Edition

    By Sheida White

    "This is a genuinely scholarly work ... It is based on [analysis of] the most up-to-date quantitative surveys that we have on adult literacy. These surveys are the gold standard in terms of documenting adult literacy in the United States ...The author analyzes these extensive surveys and puts…

    Paperback – 2010-09-28
    Routledge

  • Learning Across Sites: New Tools, Infrastructures and Practices book cover

    Learning Across Sites

    New Tools, Infrastructures and Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sten R. Ludvigsen, Andreas Lund, Ingvill Rasmussen, Roger Säljö

    The ever evolving, technology-intensive nature of the twenty-first century workplace has caused an acceleration in the division of labour, whereby work practices are becoming highly specialised and learning and the communication of knowledge is in a constant state of flux. This poses a…

    Paperback – 2010-09-20
    Routledge
    New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction

  • The Routledge Encyclopaedia of UK Education, Training and Employment: From the earliest statutes to the present day book cover

    The Routledge Encyclopaedia of UK Education, Training and Employment

    From the earliest statutes to the present day, 1st Edition

    By John P. Wilson

    A comprehensive guide to all the main labour market initiatives and agencies combining education and employment in the UK, this encyclopaedia presents an historical progression from the Guilds and Statute of Artifices in 1563 through to present day initiatives and changes. Fully cross-referenced…

    Hardback – 2010-09-02
    Routledge

  • In at the Deep End: A Survival Guide for Teachers in Post-Compulsory Education book cover

    In at the Deep End: A Survival Guide for Teachers in Post-Compulsory Education

    2nd Edition

    By Jim Crawley

    Teachers working in Post Compulsory Education are recognised as being subject to a particularly acute set of pressures and challenges. These can include highly diverse and sometimes challenging student groups, trying to manage a complex curriculum which changes regularly and rapidly, and having to…

    Paperback – 2010-07-30
    Routledge

  • Actor-Network Theory in Education book cover

    Actor-Network Theory in Education

    1st Edition

    By Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    Actor-Network Theory (ANT) has enjoyed wide uptake in the social sciences in the past three decades, particularly in science and technology studies, and is increasingly attracting the attention of educational researchers. ANT studies bring to the fore the material – objects of all kinds –…

    Paperback – 2010-05-28
    Routledge

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