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Bond, Meg – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2000
Adults with limited financial literacy skills must cope with understanding the interrelationship among wages, social security, and welfare systems. Radical adult education can help them make informed decisions about the financial consequences of moving from welfare to work. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizenship, Consumer Education, Employment
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Bond, Meg – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1999
Interviews with striking sheet metal workers explored working class men's nonparticipation in continuing education. Key issues included the unpredictability of their working patterns and lives, employers' failure to accept continuing training as part of the workplace contract, and lack of access to free, comprehensive vocational guidance. (SK)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Educational Attitudes, Foreign Countries