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Rasmussen, Palle; Larson, Anne; Cort, Pia – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2019
Denmark has a strong and versatile tradition of adult education. Over a long historical period, adult education for public enlightenment and leisure, for continuing study and for vocational and professional competence have been developed, been made part of state policy and been used by citizens. But in recent years the public and political…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Vocational Education, Educational History, Political Attitudes
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Arthur, Lore; Crossley, Michael – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
This paper reflects upon Peter Jarvis's contribution to comparative scholarship and the linked fields of comparative education and comparative adult education. Both have their own historical developments, literatures, issues and concerns; both have been influenced by Peter's substantial works for close to fifty years--a period in time when the…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Adult Education, Scholarship, Lifelong Learning
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Gouthro, Patricia A. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
This paper explores how Peter Jarvis's work offers a comprehensive grounding in many of the key principles and insights offered through the field of adult education. His work directs us to the different factors--psychological, social, economic and political required for understanding lifelong learning contexts. As scholars and educators, he…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Educational Benefits, Adult Education, Learning Theories
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Wright, Robin Redmon; Sandlin, Jennifer A. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
This article focuses on the intersection of three areas of Peter Jarvis's work that have profoundly influenced the field of adult education generally and the authors own research trajectories, in particular: (a) learning from everyday life and in social context, (b) incidental and tacit learning in consumer societies in a globalised world (i.e.…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Learning Theories, Learning Processes, Lifelong Learning
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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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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
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Boshier, Roger – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
China is trying to develop better outcomes for students, build world-class institutions and ascend global university rankings. Beijing also wants to jettison the notion it is the workshop of the world and embrace a culture of innovation. Peter Jarvis thinks the world would be a better place if ordinary people were given convivial spaces wherein…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Educational Change, College Students, Teacher Student Relationship
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Li, Zhen – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
Active citizenship is increasingly being framed in the context of lifelong and life-wide learning. However, research on young people's participation in and experience of different forms of civic practice, particularly in informal settings in different sociocultural contexts, is scarce. Consequently, little is known about how these experiences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Global Approach, Extracurricular Activities
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Lundvall, Bengt-Åke; Rasmussen, Palle – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
The globalising learning economy driven by more intense competition and the wide use of information and communication technologies is characterised by rapid change in technologies and markets. At the level of labour markets and within enterprises, this is reflected in continuous change in skill requirements for employees. This is true for all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Skill Development, Adult Learning
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de Melo Neto, José Francisco; da Costa, Francisco Xavier Pereira – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
This article seeks to show the relation between popular education and solidarity economy in experiences of solidarity economy enterprises in Brazil. It is based on diverse experiences which have occurred in various sectors of this economy, highlighting those experiences which took place in João Pessoa with the creation of a Cooperative of Workers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Popular Education, Global Approach, Social Systems
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Larrañaga, Roberto Sancho – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
The competence discourse issued by the Colombian Ministry of National Education defines an ontological duty, a set of logics for the education of subjectivity. Some interesting elements result from this analysis. The first level, or denotative level, manages a management or business cultural code. This code is closely related to the second level…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competency Based Education, Discourse Analysis, Ethics
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Marques, Marcelo – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2014
Based on a Globally Structured Agenda for Education, this article presents the construction of the New Opportunities Initiative in Portugal. Thus, it analyses the relationship between the European Union and the Portuguese State with regard to the construction of this programme, identifying for this purpose the effects of governance processes.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Adult Education, Global Approach
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Bergmo-Prvulovic, Ingela – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2014
This paper explores the essential understanding and underlying perspectives of career implicit in EU career guidance policy in the twenty-first century, as well as the possible implications of these for the future mission of guidance. Career theories, models and concepts that serve career guidance are shaped on the twentieth-century industrial…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Guidance, Global Approach, Knowledge Economy
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Mandal, Sayantan – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2013
In this era of globalisation, the present perception of lifelong learning (LLL) in the Indian policy domain has been going through major changes in an attempt to make it nationally realistic yet globally viable. In this process, all facets of the concept of LLL are constantly metamorphosing, and this in many ways outperforms the older perception…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Educational Policy, Context Effect
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Zepke, Nick – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2013
This article addresses the question: how can lifelong education contribute to subjective well-being by engaging learners and fostering active citizenship? The question arises due to the fact that governments in the western world have identified well-being as an important policy driver. Well-being research suggests that subjective well-being,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Well Being, Learner Engagement
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