Learning Opportunities for Adults

Learning Opportunities for Adults

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Argues for the financial backing from governments and industry for adult education and will help adult and community educators draw comparisons between their own work and that of their colleagues in other developed countries.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 129 x 198mm | 498g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138979635
  • 9781138979635

Table of contents

Adult Comparative Education: National and International Trends 1. The State and Adult Education: Suggested Issues for Comparative Education Learning Opportunities for Adults in Scotland 2. Adult Education in Scotland. Open? Learning? 3. The Community Education Service and its Role in Developing the Learning Opportunities for Adults 4. Higher Education at a Distance: The Special Problems of Scotland 5. The Development of Community Education in Scotland since the publication of the Alexander Report: 'The Challenge of Change' 6. The Edinburgh Walk-in Numeracy Centre 7. 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 10. The Yugoslav Way: Praxis, Problems and Prospects in Adult Education for Socialism Contemporary Issues for Learning Opportunities 11. Paid Educational Leave: Idée passée or Future Benefit? 12. Education, Employment and Work Organisation 13. Education Research in Developing Countries: The Role of Donor Agencies 14. Recession and Practiceshow more