Lifelong Learning: Education Across the Lifespan

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John Field, Mal Leicester
Taylor & Francis, Jan 4, 2002 - Education - 352 pages
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'Lifelong Learning' is a hot issue for educators across the world, as societies everywhere are concerned with developing a literate, skilled and flexible workforce and to widen participation in education at all levels and for all age-groups. This book covers all the major issues, with well-known academic contributors working in the field and covering the topics of theoretical, global and curriculum perspectives, widening participation and the industrial university.
Topics covered include:
* Community education
* Popular education
* Higher education
* The corporate university
* The school curriculum
* Vocational studies.
With contributors from China, Africa, USA, Canada, UK and other European countries, Lifelong Learning offers a comprehensive and challenging account of issues arising from varying lifelong learning decisions, and exposes the impact these decisions have on such a large majority of the population.

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John Field is the first Professor of Lifelong Learning in Britain at Warwick University and is recognized as a leading authority in this field. He has lectured widely in the US and elsewhere in the English speaking world.

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