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Holford, John – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
Peter Jarvis is a towering figure in the study of adult and lifelong education and a leading and original theorist of learning. This paper sets out his intellectual and professional biography, maps the main contours of his work and introduces fourteen papers by leading scholars devoted to his work. Five broad phases in Jarvis' life are identified:…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Adult Education, Learning Theories, Educational Philosophy
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Loo, Sai Y. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2012
This article uses a conceptual approach to understand how qualified teachers in England with occupational experience use pedagogic and occupational knowledge and experiences in their teaching practices. The conceptual approach consists of two parts: (1.) "Putting Knowledge to Work" (PKtW), a generic concept which uses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experienced Teachers, Adult Education, Teaching Methods
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Andersson, Per; Fejes, Andreas – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2010
This article focuses on the tensions between mobility, knowledge and recognition, and what the impact of migration could be on lifelong education and society. This is discussed with the case of Sweden as the starting point. The main issue in Sweden concerning migration is the admission of refugees. Sweden has had a relatively open policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migration, Lifelong Learning, Refugees
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Moriarty, Beverley; Danaher, P. A.; Danaher, Geoff – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2008
Discussions between new postgraduate students and potential supervisors prior to the formalisation of supervisor-student partnerships serve several useful purposes. One purpose is to explore the expectations that each partner has of the other and of themselves and the anticipated nature of the partnership. This article employs Freire's perspective…
Descriptors: Supervision, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Critical Theory
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Karalis, Thanassis; Vergidis, Dimitris – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2004
This article concerns recent developments and current trends in lifelong education in Greece, specifically those related with funding from European Social Fund (ESF). The analysis undertaken focuses mainly on (a) the expansion of continuing training activities in Greece during the past ten years and the development of new training organizations as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Open Universities, Lifelong Learning, Continuing Education
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Wong, Edwin King Por; Yeung, Alexander Seeshing – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2004
An innovative scheme known as Project Yi Jin that provided an alternative route for students who failed in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) to gain an academic status for, and access to, higher education was evaluated after one year's implementation. A survey of 2416 students via telephone found that students who…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Opportunities, Lifelong Learning, Continuing Education
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Ho, Ching-Jung – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2004
The Community University (CU) movement in Taiwan arose from calls for education reform and social change in the country since the last decade. In 1998 the first CU, Wenshan CU, operated by local activists and grass-roots groups, was established in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, as an outgrowth of a popular rally for education reform in 1994.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Community Schools, Foreign Countries