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Tennant, Mark; Yates, Lyn – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2005
This article discusses two school-based case studies of vocational education and training in the areas of information technology and hospitality from the perspective of the agendas of "lifelong learning". Lifelong learning can be seen as both a policy goal leading to institutional and programme reforms and as a process which fosters in learners…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Information Technology, Case Studies, Vocational Education
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Tennant, Mark – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2005
This paper presents a comprehensive review of the five-volume set, "Adult and Continuing Education." This publication is a monumental and diverse collection of material related directly or indirectly to the broad theme of adult and continuing education. The collection captures a great deal of the thought which has informed the…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning, Justice
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Tennant, Mark; Morris, Roger – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2001
A review of adult education in Australia in the context of changes in demography, workplaces, knowledge, and the role of the state finds that adult education has been reconfigured as adult learning and is a major postsecondary provider. Adult education is now more widely recognized, inclusive, better managed, and responsive to changing contexts.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Tennant, Mark – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1990
Sketches parallels between adult development and adult learning literature by focusing on issues and directions they have in common. Evaluates the extent to which an understanding of adult development can illuminate the processes of adult learning and teaching. (Author)
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Developmental Psychology
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Tennant, Mark – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1998
Explores the postmodern critique of dominant conceptions of the self in adult education: psychological/humanistic and sociological/critical. Identifies valuable aspects of the critique, for example, showing how individuals participate in their own subjugation with adult educators as accomplices. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Individual Development, Postmodernism, Self Actualization
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Tennant, Mark – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1986
Discusses and evaluates a number of themes which persist explicitly or implicitly throughout Knowles' writings and which form the core of his thinking, including the concept of self-actualization, the difference between child and adult learners, the clinical model, and individualism. (CT)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Educational Theories, Individualism