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Lange, Elizabeth; Young, Susan – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2019
Gender-based violence is a staggering but normalized global phenomenon, illustrated by the global reach of the #MeToo movement. Gender-based violence and the impacts of trauma enter learning spaces daily, acknowledged or not. Adult learners often respond to learning about gender relations with avoidance, denial, fear, defensiveness and…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Violence, Trauma, Student Experience
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Walker, Judith; Walter, Pierre – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
This article critically examines how news media, as a form of public pedagogy, functioned to 'educate' the public about the Standing Rock pipeline protests in North Dakota, USA. Drawing on literature in public pedagogy, social movement learning and communication studies, we employed ethnographic content analysis to identify emergent patterns,…
Descriptors: News Media, Newspapers, News Reporting, Social Action
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Rappel, Linda – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
This paper reviews the literature on workplace and transformational learning to explore how spirituality can be accessed to encourage individual growth through the development of critical awareness while providing a sense of direction in the workplace as part of organisational learning. In communities and societies where organisations may have…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Religious Factors, Transformative Learning, Learner Engagement
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Mangan, Doireann; Winter, Laura Anne – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
Students from refugee backgrounds face unique challenges within higher education. This article reports analysis from a systematic review of qualitative research which aimed to explore these students' experiences. Four databases were searched, inclusion/exclusion criteria applied and the remaining studies subjected to a quality assessment, leaving…
Descriptors: Refugees, Higher Education, Qualitative Research, Educational Experience
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Mestheneos, Elizabeth; Withnall, Alexandra – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
The health of ageing populations is a real concern across the world so that the concept of active ageing has been advocated as a framework for appropriate educational policies and programmes to support people as they grow older. The other elements discussed here are health and healthy life expectancy (HLE) acknowledging that as people age, they…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Educational Policy, Lifelong Learning, Health
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Vieira, Sacha; Sousa, Liliana – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
The ageing of the European population is creating a new demographic mix, increasing the relevance of intergenerational practice (IGP). To date, however, this field lacks an appropriate conceptual framework. This study aims to contribute to such a framework through an integrative review of peer-reviewed papers reporting on IGPs. Fifteen papers were…
Descriptors: Intergenerational Programs, Literature Reviews, Meta Analysis, Models
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Regmi, Kapil Dev – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
This paper discusses what approaches to "lifelong learning" should guide the post-2015 education agenda for the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) which refers to a group of 49 countries that are off-track in achieving most of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Education for All goals. Reports prepared by major consultation…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Developing Nations, International Organizations, Equal Education
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Szakos, Eva Feketene – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2014
There are a number of EU documents on the term and way of implementation of lifelong learning. However, the characteristics of learning from adult education perspectives are not sufficiently emphasized and are undertheorized in them. Numerous new, theoretical works have been published on adult learning in the related adult education literature…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Adult Education
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Zangana, Haifa – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2008
Having accumulated, throughout the twentieth century, historical achievements in education and standards of living higher than in most Arab and "third world" countries, Iraqi women were hit hard by two wars, the US-imposed economic sanctions of the 1990s, and then set back by the 2003 Anglo-American imperial occupation. Physical survival…
Descriptors: Females, Graduates, Foreign Countries, Sanctions
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Salazar, Egla Martinez – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2008
Progressive lifelong transformative education has recognized the impact of social inequalities on learning. Some scholars applying feminist knowledge have acknowledged that violence against women (VAW) also affects learning. Yet, in this recognition there is an implicit assumption that learning is itself positive and peaceful, and impacted…
Descriptors: Feminism, Violence, National Security, Females
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Alvi-Aziz, Hayat – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2008
This article examines the relative progress and major setbacks in the education of Afghan women from the end of the Taliban regime until the present, focusing on government and NGO reconstruction efforts. It is argued that these projects promote the agendas of the state and of NGOs over the needs of women and girls. The adversities arising from…
Descriptors: Females, Educational Attainment, Nongovernmental Organizations, Foreign Countries
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Taylor, Edward W. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2007
The last significant review of research about transformative learning was in 1998 and was mostly focused on unpublished dissertations. In response, this paper reviews an exhaustive body of research conducted since that time, involving 40 studies, published in peer-review journals with a lens of analysis of new findings and insights on…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Doctoral Dissertations, Transformative Learning, Meta Analysis
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Bauer, Johannes; Gruber, Hans – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2007
This paper analyses two perspectives, a macro and a micro perspective, on changes in the workplace in relation to workplace learning. It critically evaluates what kind of phenomena both perspectives can account for. Research from a macro perspective focuses on changes in economy or on organisational change. It helps to explore the role of lifelong…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Access to Education, Career Change, Organizational Change
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Payne, Jonathan – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2006
Today, "lifelong learning for all" figures prominently within the education and training policies of governments throughout the developed world and is presented as a powerful solution to a wide range of economic and social challenges. Norway is often regarded as a country that has perhaps made more progress towards this ideal than many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Educational Change, Interviews
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Fisher, Sandra – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2006
Calls for sustaining and increasing investment in higher education are often made on the basis that higher education is a "public good". The idea of higher education as a public good is frequently conceptualised in terms of its contribution to economic development. If more people participate in higher education then society as a whole…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Role of Education, Economic Development
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