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Learning Opportunities for Adults - Trevor Corner

Learning Opportunities for Adults

By: Trevor Corner (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 5th April 1990
ISBN: 9780415005739
Number Of Pages: 268

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Adult and community education is a means by which social and educational change can be achieved, often in the face of political indifference or opposition. This book examines the relationship between adult education and the state in the international sphere, focusing on the current state of movements in Scotland and the UK, Canada, Australia, Thailand, Yugoslavia, Germany, France and several other developed countries. It argues that opportunities for the extension of learning must be supported by financial backing from governments and industry and importantly, by the will of educators. It will help adult and community educators draw comparisons between their own work and aspirations and that of their colleagues.

Adult Comparative Education: National and International Trends
The State and Adult Education: Suggested Issues for Comparative Education
Learning Opportunities for Adults in Scotland
Adult Education in Scotland. Open? Learning?
The Community Education Service and its Role in Developing the Learning Opportunities for Adults
Higher Education at a Distance: The Special Problems of Scotland
The Development of Community Education in Scotland since the publication of the Alexander Report: 'The Challenge of Change'
The Edinburgh Walk-in Numeracy Centre
Community Theatre in Community Education in Scotland Case Studies of Adult, Community and Non-Formal Education Adult Community and Non-Formal Education: The Significance of more Qualitative Approaches
The Yugoslav Way: Praxis, Problems and Prospects in Adult Education for Socialism
Contemporary Issues for Learning Opportunities
Paid Educational Leave: Idee passee or Future Benefit?
Education, Employment and Work Organisation
Education Research in Developing Countries: The Role of Donor Agencies
Recession and Practice
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ISBN: 9780415005739
ISBN-10: 0415005736
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 268
Published: 5th April 1990
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1

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