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Hudson, Audrey – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
In this paper, I aim to investigate the migration of Indigenous youth from the reserve to the urban environment. I will investigate the implications of an arts-based programme for youth and how they utilized my programme as a resource for learning. The goals of this paper are to provide a nuance thinking of and theorizing land as related to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, Young Adults, Rural to Urban Migration
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McWilliams, Julia Ann; Bonet, Sally Wesley – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
This article examines how the pre-migratory experiences of 90 Bhutanese, Burmese, and Iraqi refugee youth shape their aspirations, needs and capabilities as they transition to postsecondary education and work in the American urban context. It further explores how their schooling experiences in precarious urban school districts influence their…
Descriptors: Refugees, High School Students, Student Adjustment, Interviews
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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
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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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van der Meij, Marjoleine G.; Kupper, Frank; Beers, Pieter J.; Broerse, Jacqueline E. W. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
E-learning and storytelling approaches can support informal vicarious learning within geographically widely distributed multi-stakeholder collaboration networks. This case study evaluates hybrid e-learning and video-storytelling approach "TransLearning" by investigation into how its storytelling e-tool supported informal vicarious…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Electronic Learning, Video Technology, Story Telling
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Campbell, Kimeka; Prins, Esther – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
Nearly one quarter of international graduate students in the USA and Canada are accompanied by their spouse, typically highly educated, professional women. Because they are not students, accompanying spouses' distinctive needs and experiences are often invisible. This article focuses on an overlooked population of adult learners: accompanying…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Foreign Students, Spouses, Social Integration
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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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Alenius, Pauliina – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
The aim of the study was to examine the role of migrants in cross-border learning in occupational contexts. The research data included 78 semi-structured and 20 life-course interviews with people who had migrated from Estonia to Finland or who were transmigrating between these countries. The interview data were analysed qualitatively through a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migrants, Semi Structured Interviews, Content Analysis
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Tikkanen, Tarja; Nissinen, Kari – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore participation in job-related lifelong learning (LLL) among well-educated mature workers and compare it across four Nordic countries. Although this group generally is very active in LLL, the centrality of knowledge work in society, rapid pace of skills-renewal and rising learning demands for all…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Well Being, Workplace Learning, Human Capital
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Moyer, Joanne M.; Sinclair, A. John; Quinn, Lisa – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
In recent years, action on sustainability has been highly influential around the globe and many now recognize the importance of individual and social learning for inspiring action and achieving sustainability outcomes. Transformative learning theory has been criticized, however, for insufficient development of the link between learning and action.…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Active Learning, Learning Processes, Adult Learning
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Spiteri, Damian – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
This study analyses what motivates older people to attend "day centres" in Malta and what they believe that they derive from young people who carry out their placements at these day "centres" These young people, who are aged 16-17, attend a vocational college in Malta and are studying health and social care. The study is based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Motivation, Older Adults, Day Programs
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Lee, Millie; Morris, Paul – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
Singapore has been assigned the role of a "model" nation state primarily for two reasons: its rapid rate of economic growth and its outstanding performance on cross-national tests of educational achievement, such as PISA. This has resulted in advocates of reform citing it as illustrating "best practices", especially in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Income, Social Mobility
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Dismore, Harriet – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
This paper examines the ways in which learning in higher education can influence a person's modus vivendi or way of life. The cases of three individuals following transition to higher education from an apprenticeship in England are presented. Data from individual interviews were analysed according to approaches to reflexivity. In all three cases,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Life Style, Semi Structured Interviews
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Kitagawa, Kaori – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
Preparedness for disaster scenarios is progressively becoming an educational agenda for governments because of diversifying risks and threats worldwide. In disaster-prone Japan, disaster preparedness has been a prioritised national agenda, and preparedness education has been undertaken in both formal schooling and lifelong learning settings. This…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Emergency Programs, Political Issues, Public Policy
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Pitikoe, Selloane; Preece, Julia – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
This paper reports on selective findings from a larger qualitative PhD study of 30 adult herders in Lesotho. It uses theories of identity and social capital to examine their life histories and educational needs in order to inform the national Non-Formal Education (NFE) policy. The key findings of the study were that the herders demonstrated two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Occupations, Adults, Social Capital
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