Education and Training Policy Promoting Adult Learning

chapter focuses on ways of promoting and improving the benefits of adult learning. To overcome the obstacles of lack of interest or lack of time highlighted in Chapter 1, adults need to be motivated into learning.

Education and Training Policy Promoting Adult Learning

The OECD Report, Promoting Adult Learning brings together key lessons from 17 OECD countries, providing evidence on the strategies in place to improve adults’ participation in learning.

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Pages: 287
Authors: Rogers, Jenny
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-01 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

Revised and updated throughout, this fifth edition uses examples and case studies to unravel the myths about teaching adults and to highlight the rewards of an often complex task.
Making Sense of Adult Learning
Language: en
Pages: 263
Authors: Dorothy MacKeracher
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-01-01 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

"Not just for students in adult education, Making Sense of Adult Learning is for anyone working with adults in a variety of settings: business, industry, organizations, colleges, universities, and training projects. Learning is at the heart of human experience, and this guide provides essential keys to understanding how adults learn
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Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: D. Coben, J. O'Donoghue, Gail E. FitzSimons
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-05-10 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This is the first book to explore adult mathematics education. It aims to situate research and practice in adults learning mathematics within the wider field of lifelong learning and lifelong education. Topics covered include: mathematics and common sense; statistical literacy and numeracy; new theories on learning mathematics; mathematical competences for
Psychology and Adult Learning
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Mark Tennant
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-05-07 - Publisher: Routledge

The third edition of this popular book examines the role of psychology in informing adult education practice and has been fully updated to reflect the effect of changes in the structure of society, globalisation, technology and the impact of postmodernism. It explores the traditions of key psychological theories and discusses
The Psychology of Adult Learning in Africa
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Thomas O. Fasokun, Anne Katahoire, Akpovire Oduaran, Unesco Institute for Education
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Pearson South Africa

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