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Bowl, Marion – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2010
This paper explores the impact of changing higher education policies and funding on university adult and continuing education in England and Aotearoa New Zealand. It discusses some of the contextual factors contributing to sustaining continuing education in New Zealand, against the tide of developments elsewhere, and in spite of its subjection to…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Continuing Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Bagnall, Richard G. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2010
Citizenship and belonging was identified as one of the nine progressive themes of the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) inquiry into the future of lifelong learning in the United Kingdom. It was used to inform the inquiry's recommendations on the desired form of that future. This paper articulates a critique of the report…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Continuing Education, Role of Education
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Lawy, Robert; Armstrong, Paul – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2009
Our primary objective in this paper is revisit a debate that was articulated 25 years ago in this journal in which it was argued that the idea of meeting needs in adult and continuing education is a myth. We extend the original analysis of need and apply it to the case of educational research. We look at the policy context, which has, in the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Trust (Psychology), Accountability
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Leong, Aliana Man Wai – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2008
This paper describes the evolution of lifelong learning and the development of continuing education among higher education institutions in Macau. Future directions for development are also identified.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Continuing Education, Lifelong Learning, Adult 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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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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Garuba, Ayo – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2004
The relevance of the teacher to the success of any education innovation is not open to contention. Equally incontentious is the relevance of education and training to the success of the teacher in the attainment of his/her professional goals. It is against this background that this paper examines the continuing education imperatives in the present…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Promotion, Educational Innovation, Teacher Empowerment
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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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Kennedy, Peter – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2004
This article is concerned with the politics of lifelong learning policy in post-1997 Hong Kong (HK). The paper is in four parts. Continuing Education, recast as 'lifelong learning', is to be the cornerstone of the post-Handover education reform agenda. The lineaments of a familiar discourse are evident in the Education Commission policy documents.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics of Education, Educational Change, Continuing Education
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Taylor, Richard; Ward, Kevin – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1984
A project of Leeds University is designed to fill the demand for liberal adult education courses that are not vocationally oriented or qualification based. The project has developed courses for the retired, for women, and for the unemployed. (SK)
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Education, Continuing Education, Educationally Disadvantaged
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Sakya, T. M.; Meyer, G. Rex – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1998
Describes UNESCO continuing education programs in the Asia-Pacific region: postliteracy, equivalency, quality of life improvement, income generating, individual interest promotion, and future oriented. Identifies activities in 14 countries. (SK)
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Foreign Countries, High School Equivalency Programs, Literacy Education
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Jotham, Richard W.; And Others – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 1996
Information technology courses are offered at 11 accessible locations for adults with disabilities in England's East Midlands. Some modules earn credit toward a university certificate. Many trainees have developed community businesses, enhanced self-esteem, and expanded career ambitions. (SK)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adult Education, Continuing Education, Disabilities