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Creating a learning society? Learning careers and policies for lifelong learning

Gorard, Stephen and Rees, Gareth Meredydd 2002. Creating a learning society? Learning careers and policies for lifelong learning. Bristol: Policy Press.

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This book presents a highly innovative study of participation in lifelong learning and the problems which need to be overcome if lifelong learning policies are to be successful. It: provides a systematic analysis, based on innovative empirical research, of the social and economic realities which actually determine patterns of participation in lifelong learning;shows what the factors are that shape people's participation, or their decision not to participate; offers new insights into the processes of lifelong learning, which have important implications for the development of more effective policies.Creating a learning society? is a stimulating read for lifelong learning practitioners, as well as policy makers and researchers in this field.

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Authored Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
J Political Science > J General legislative and executive papers
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education; Economics; Law; Politics
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 9781861342867
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Last Modified: 10 Oct 2017 12:50

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