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Rethinking Work and Learning

Author: Peter Willis.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Springer Netherlands, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This volume explores ways in which social sustainability can be integrated into Adult and Vocational Education (AVE) practices. It argues that job-specific training needs re-orientation to include  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Willis.
ISBN: 9781402089633 1402089635
OCLC Number: 617935004
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ForewordAlan Mayne Acknowledgments Chapter 1, Introduction: challenges in adult and vocational education for social sustainabilityPeter Willis, Stephen McKenzie, and Roger Harris Part I: Social sustainability perspectives in adult and vocational education Chapter 2, Advancing social sustainability through vocational education and trainingJohn Fien and David Wilson Chapter 3, An ecology for the fourth pillar: imaginal learning for social sustainability in AVEPeter Willis Chapter 4, The historical contribution of AVE to social sustainability in AustraliaRoger Harris Chapter 5, The language of longing: rationality, morality, and experience in education for sustainabilityAidan Davison Part II: Foundations for social sustainability in adult and vocational education Chapter 6, Educating for a sustainable democracyMichael Newman Chapter 7, Transformative learning and AVE for social sustainabilityPatricia Cranton Chapter 8, Education, religion, sustainability, and dialogueChris Provis Chapter 9, The role of religion in education for social sustainabilityHeather Foster Part III: Creating spaces for social sustainability in adult and vocational education Chapter 10, Claiming sustainable space: families, communities, and learning, an auto/biographical perspectiveLinden West Chapter 11, Health literacy and AVE for social sustainabilityKay Price Chapter 12, Education in post-conflict environments: pathways to sustainable peace?Rebecca Spence Chapter 13, Social sustainability and activation strategies with unemployed young adultsDanny Wildemeersch Part IV: Adult and vocational education for social sustainability in action Chapter 14, Chasing the vultures off the roof: AVE for living in Sierra LeoneAstrid Von Kotze Chapter 15, The contribution of non-formal adult education to sustainability: policy implications from case studies in the Asia-Pacific regionRichard G. Bagnall Chapter 16, Community adult learning contributions to social sustainability in the Asia-South Pacific region: the role of ASPBAEBernie Lovegrove and Anne Morrison Chapter 17, Birds learn to swim and fish learn to fly: lessons from the Philippines on AVE for social sustainabilityEdicio dela Torre Chapter 18, Breaking the silence: exploring spirituality in secular professional education in AustraliaJoanna Crossman Chapter 19, Waldorf Schools as communities of practice for AVE and social sustainabilityTom Stehlik Chapter 20, Conclusion. AVE for social sustainability: where to from here?Stephen McKenzie Contributors Index
Responsibility: Peter Willis.

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