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Frost, Nick; Taylor, Richard – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2001
Fundamental changes in higher education are needed to turn the rhetoric of lifelong learning into reality. Whether work-related learning, an aspect of lifelong learning, becomes a force for progressive development will depend on university culture and the motivation of educators, employers, and learners. (Contains 28 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Theories, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning
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Taylor, Richard – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1997
Continuing education has traditionally defined its purpose within the socialist context in Europe. This ethic is being challenged in a postmodern era. New definitions of radical social purpose are needed to reassert the values of equity and social justice in adult continuing education. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Foreign Countries, Postmodernism
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Taylor, Richard – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1990
Responses from 22 of 40 universities in Great Britain found little improvement in provision for minority students, little evidence of clear policy guidelines and principles of good practice, few minority staff members, and low levels of minority involvement in continuing professional education. (SK)
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Equal Education, Ethnic Groups, Extension Education