NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Audience
Policymakers1
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 25 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mentz, Elsa; Van Zyl, Sukie – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
This article reports on an explorative study into the relationship between the implementation of cooperative learning strategies and students' self-directedness in learning. Participants in this study were first-year Computer Applications Technology student teachers. Students completed a self-directed learning questionnaire at the beginning of the…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Independent Study, Preservice Teachers, Computer Science Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mayombe, Celestin – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
This article outlines the results of a qualitative study, which investigated the adult non-formal education and education (NFET) centre linkages with external role-players in providing post-training support for the employment of graduates. The concern that informed this article is that adults who face long-term unemployment remain unemployed after…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Adult Education, Nonformal Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mayombe, Celestin – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
Adult non-formal education and training (NFET) in South Africa was adopted in 1990 to address the problem of unemployment of non-educated and unskilled adults. Public and private NFET centres aim to meet the training needs of adults who were deprived of formal education that would foster access to opportunities for employment. The paper reports on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Nonformal Education, Employment Programs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ederer, Peer; Nedelkoska, Ljubica; Patt, Alexander; Castellazzi, Silvia – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
We estimate the market value that employers assign to the complex problem solving (CPS) skills of their employees, using individual-level Mincer-style wage regressions. For the purpose of the study, we collected new and unique data using psychometric measures of CPS and an extensive background questionnaire on employees' personal and work history.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Participative Decision Making, Employers, Wages
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Costa, Cristina – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
Recent developments in digital scholarship point out that academic practices supported by technologies may not only be transformed through the obvious process of digitization, but also renovated through distributed knowledge networks that digital technologies enable, and the practices of openness that such networks develop. Yet, this apparent…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Scholarship, Web Based Instruction, Teacher Characteristics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Maruatona, Tonic L. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2012
Southern African Development Community (SADC) nations in principle endorse lifelong learning (LLL) as a useful framework for sustainable development. However, in spite of the rhetoric, only a few member states such as South Africa, Botswana and Namibia have officially endorsed LLL in their educational policies. The sub-region is plagued by social…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Educational Policy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Strawn, Clare; Monama, Geraldine – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2012
Adult literacy is a crucial element of community and economic development in South Africa and many developing countries striving to meet Millennium Development Goals. However, few governments invest the recommended 6% of education budgets on programmes for adults. Without resources, volunteer educators and international supporters rely on their…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Adult Literacy, Foreign Countries, Community Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dovey, Ken; Muller, Lizzie – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2011
In this paper, we outline a pilot project aimed at exploring the role of contextual factors in the facilitation of creativity and innovation within a range of South African art forms. Interviews with 11 people who have rich experience of the South African art domain delivered an insightful perspective on the contextual factors driving lifelong…
Descriptors: Creativity, Pilot Projects, Innovation, Art
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Zeelen, J.; Rampedi, M.; de Jong, G. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2011
In this article we report and reflect on a study about the problems encountered in the implementation of adult education policies in the Limpopo province of South Africa. We used the model of intergovernmental policy implementation of Van Horn and Van Meter as a theoretical framework. We reflect on this study and link the findings with more recent…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Guidelines
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Walters, Shirley – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2010
This review analyses the report "Learning through Life" from the point of view of the sustainable development theme and from a "South" perspective. The review recognises that the report is written to influence UK policy-makers and practitioners; it has captured the results of a broad-based inquiry, and it therefore has had to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Sustainable Development, Politics of Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brown, Byron A.; Duku, Ntombozuko S. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2008
Although there is evidence of parental participation in school governance in South Africa, the question of how these parents manage their participation in these affairs is largely unanswered. This question represents one of the major exclusions in the existing reflections on the school governance debate in the country. Using a qualitative…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Governance, Foreign Countries, Social Theories
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gravett, Sarah; Petersen, Nadine – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2007
The purpose of the research reported on in this article was to explore how newcomer staff members to the academy experience their entry into the academic discourse community. To this end, a generic qualitative research design was implemented to understand the meaning newcomers have constructed about academia and how they make sense of their…
Descriptors: Research Design, Educational Environment, Discourse Communities, Data Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Boud, David; Dahlgren, Lars-Owe; Dahlgren, Madeleine Abrandt; Larsson, Staffan; Sork, Thomas J.; Walters, Shirley – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2006
The article reflects on the construction of a common Master's programme across four universities located on four continents, in order to explore the role of networks in international educational collaboration. The study draws on the documented processes of the principal members of the programme team. It is presented as a case study of the…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2