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Title Challenging the 'European Area of Lifelong Learning' : a critical response / George K. Zarifis, Maria N. Gravani, editors
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2013?]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Lifelong learning book series ; volume 19
Lifelong learning book series ; v. 19
Contents Introduction / Maria N. Gravani and George K. Zarifis -- Part I: Lifelong Learning and New Basic Skills for All -- The Skills: A Chimera of Modern European Adult Education / Katarina Popović -- Computer Literacy Among the Generations: How Can Older Adults Participate in Digital Society? / Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha and Claudia Strobel-Dümer -- Basic Skills for Becoming a Citizen / Emilio Lucio-Villegas -- 'New Basic Skills', Nonbasic Skills, Knowledge Practices and Judgement: Tensions Between the Needs of Basic Literacy, of Vocational Education and Training and of Higher and Professional Learning / Martin Gough
Part II: Lifelong Learning and More Investment in Human Resources -- Incentives and Disincentives to Invest in Human Resources / Marcella Milana -- An Inconsistent Policy: Lifelong Learning and Adult Education Policy Towards a Competitive Advantage / Paula Guimarães and Fátima Antunes -- Vocational Education: The Tension Between Educational Flexibility and Predictability / Eva Andersson and Gun-Britt Wärvik -- Lifelong Learning and Employability / Andreas Fejes -- Human Capital and Human Action in Lifelong Learning: Questions Concerning the Revival of a Seemingly Obvious Theory / Despina Tsakiris
Part III: Lifelong Learning, Innovative Teaching and Learning, and Rethinking Guidance and Counselling -- Re-representing Education's Image and Status: In the 'Interest' of Pedagogical Innovation / Stephen O'Brien -- Teaching Methods and Professional Teaching in Adult Education: Questioning the Memorandum's Understanding of Professional Teaching / Regina Egetenmeyer and Patrick Bettinger -- From 'Innovation' to 'Quality': The Topic of Professionalisation for Adult Learning Staff in Selected European Policy Documents / Simona Sava -- Being an Adult Learner and Learning Through Life / Larissa Jõgi -- Perspectives on Guidance and Counselling as Strategic Tools to Improve Lifelong Learning in Portugal / Maria Paula Paixão, José Tomás da Silva and Albertina L. Oliveira
Part IV: Lifelong Learning and Valuing Learning -- Contradicting Values in the Policy Discourse on Lifelong Learning / Nils Bernhardsson -- Quality in Adult Learning: EU Policies and Shifting Paradigms? / Bert-Jan Buiskool and Simon Broek -- The Adoption of an International Education Policy Agenda at National Level: Conceptual and Governance Issues / Alexandra Ioannidou -- Vocational Learning: Shifting Relationships Between Education and Working Life / Erik Kats and Jaap van Lakerveld -- Evaluating Learning and the Work of a Researcher in the Era of Lifelong Learning / Kristiina Brunila -- Focus on Learners: A Search for Identity and Meaning in Autobiographical Practices / Laura Formenti and Micaela Castiglioni
Part V: Lifelong Learning and Bringing Learning Closer to Home -- 'Bringing Learning Closer to Home': Understanding 'Outreach Work' as a Mobilisation Strategy to Increase Participation in Adult Learning / Barry J. Hake -- Lifelong Learning and Schools as Community Learning Centres: Key Aspects of a National Curriculum Draft Policy Framework for Malta / Peter Mayo -- The Rise and Fall and Rise Again of Learning Cities / Lynette Jordan, Norman Longworth and Michael Osborne -- Collective Dimensions in Lifelong Education and Learning: Political and Pedagogical Reflections / Françoise F. Laot -- Reinstating the Invisible: A Proposed Framework for European Learning Collectives / George K. Zarifis and Maria N. Gravani
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Continuing education -- Europe.
Adult education and state -- Europe.
Form Electronic book
Author Zarifis, George K., editor
Gravani, Maria N., editor
ISBN 9400772998 (electronic bk.)
9789400772991 (electronic bk.)