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explore the theory and practice of lifelong learning and adult education

Explore the development of the theory and practice of lifelong learning and adult education. We introduce you to some key lifelong learning and adult education resources in the encyclopedia of informal education.

lifelong learning and adult education - theory and practiceLifelong learning and adult education: explore different aspects of lifelong learning and adult education theory and practice, review key thinkers and key ideas.

Lifelong learning: lifelong learning (along with ideas such as 'the learning society' have become popular with politicians and policymakers. But what does 'lifelong learning' mean and how does it relate to the idea of adult education? Explore the development of an idea and a theory. We look at the pioneering work of Basil Yeaxlee and Eduard Lindeman - as well as more recent interventions in lifelong learning theory making.

Learning society: the notion of the learning society is an important aspect of thinking and policy development in lifelong learning and adult education. But what actually is it? What is its theory and practice?

Lifelong learning and adult education - some lessons from the South: what can northern educators learn from southern experiences of lifelong learning and adult education theory and practice?

Lifelong learning and non-formal education: Within policy debates within lifelong learning and adult education, informal, non-formal, and formal lifelong learning programmes have been viewed as very different. Here we explore this categorization and some of the forms of theory and practice that exist under the label of non-formal lifelong learning in southern countries.

'Race', difference and lifelong learning: what are the strategies to deal with 'race' and difference in lifelong learning and adult education? How is theory and practice to be developed?

lifelong learning and adult education: handbill for early adult school

Lifelong learning, adult education and learning in the community and community learning: what is learning in the community? How can its theory and practice inform current concerns with lifelong learning?

lifelong learning and adult education features

Julius Nyerere, lifelong learning and informal education: Julius Nyerere died on October 14, 1999. He was a politician of  principle and intelligence. Explore his contribution to lifelong learning and adult education on this expanded page.

lifelong learning, adult education, non-formal education and colonialism: the place of informal and non-formal education in development - the South's experience of lifelong learning and adult education.

settlements and social action centres: Settlements have pioneered a range of innovations within lifelong learning, adult education, community development and work with children and young people. We review their development and look at the current situation with regard to the theory and practice of adult education and lifelong learning. 

The theory and practice of lifelong learning and adult education. Last update: July 08, 2014