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

Author: Stephen Gorard; Gareth Rees
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2002.
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gorard, Stephen.
Creating a learning society?
Bristol : Policy Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002405879
(OCoLC)50041148
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Gorard; Gareth Rees
ISBN: 9781847425461 1847425461
OCLC Number: 469622156
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 192 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: CREATING A LEARNING SOCIETY?; Contents; List of tables and figures; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. Contemporary policies for a learning society; 2. Lifelong learning trajectories; 3. History, place and the learning society: the case of South Wales; 4. Patterns of individual participation in adult learning; 5. Families and the formation of learner identities; 6. Lifelong learning trajectories and the two dimensions of change over time; 7. The role of informal learning; 8. The learning society and the economic imperative; 9. The impact of policies to widen participation.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Stephen Gorard and Gareth Rees.

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