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Preece, Julia – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
This paper reflects on Peter Jarvis' book "Globalisation, lifelong learning and the learning society," volume 2--in which he describes human learning within a global context and factors contributing to globalisation. He describes the relationship of power between countries manifested as the superstructure and sub structure. The paper…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Lifelong Learning, Learning Theories, Correlation
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Pitikoe, Selloane; Preece, Julia – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
This paper reports on selective findings from a larger qualitative PhD study of 30 adult herders in Lesotho. It uses theories of identity and social capital to examine their life histories and educational needs in order to inform the national Non-Formal Education (NFE) policy. The key findings of the study were that the herders demonstrated two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Occupations, Adults, Social Capital
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Preece, Julia; Croome, David; Ntene, Mankatso; Ngozwana, Nomazulu – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2011
This paper analyses one aspect of a pan-African action research project called ITMUA (Implementing the Third Mission of Universities in Africa). This particular paper draws on the data from that project to explore the National University of Lesotho's contribution to lifelong learning in its communities. It provides background information on the…
Descriptors: Research Projects, Action Research, Focus Groups, Lifelong Learning
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Preece, Julia – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2011
The aim of this paper is to reflect on past discussions in order to see how far we have travelled in terms of research over the past 12 years, identify some of the continuities and look at the significance of some of the changes that have taken place in order to inform our agenda for the future. This paper starts with some conceptual definitions…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Intellectual History
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Preece, Julia – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2010
This paper responds to the NIACE report "Learning through Life" in relation to the report's thematic area of poverty reduction. The paper draws on the thematic working papers that informed the report as well as wider literature on poverty. It takes a multidimensional perspective of poverty, drawing on Sen's concept of poverty as "unfreedom" and…
Descriptors: Poverty, Social Influences, Holistic Approach, Social Justice
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Preece, Julia – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2006
In today's post-modern world of difference, and amidst globalising forces of insidious convergence, this paper explores how far the concepts of lifelong learning and learning society embrace international worldviews. It conducts a brief excursion into literature that has explored learning society models. It also looks at an increasing number of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, World Views, Foreign Policy
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Van Der Veen, Ruud; Preece, Julia – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2005
One of the Millennium Development Goals declared by the United Nations in 2000 was to reduce by half the population of people living in extreme poverty, by 2015. Adult education can and should contribute significantly to this development goal. Nevertheless it has hardly been explored so far in the national Poverty Reduction Strategies Papers. In…
Descriptors: Rural Extension, Vocational Education, Poverty, Lifelong Learning
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Preece, Julia; Ntseane, Gabo – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2004
This paper reports on a mainly qualitative study into company strategies for HIV/AIDS information, education and communication (IEC) strategies in the Botswana workplace. The authors argue that HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention strategies in Botswana need a new approach. The research proposal hypothesized that IEC strategies need to take account…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Prevention, Instructional Materials, Intervention