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Higher education and lifelong learners revisited : international perspectives

Author: Hans Georg Schütze; Maria Slowey
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2012.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hans Georg Schütze; Maria Slowey
ISBN: 9780415675079 0415675073 9780415675086 0415675081 9780203122495 0203122496
OCLC Number: 755071701
Description: 1 volume ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1: Comparative Perspectives 1. All change-no change? Higher education and lifelong learners revisited Maria Slowey and Hans G. Schuetze Part 2: Europe 2. Austria: Non-traditional students in the 2000s Hans Pechar and Angela Wroblewski 3. Germany: From individual talent to institutional permeability: changing policies for non-traditional access routes in German higher education Andra Wolter 4. Ireland: Lifelong learning in higher education in Ireland: turbulent times Maria Slowey 5. Portugal: Higher education and lifelong education in Portugal Alberto Amaral and Madalena Fonseca 6. Sweden: Higher education and lifelong learning in Sweden Agneska Bron and Camilla Thunborg 7. United Kingdom: Universities and lifelong learning in the UK - adults as losers, but who are the winners? Mike Osborne and Muir Houston Part 3: North America 8. Canada: Large archipelago, small bridges and infrequent ferries: lifelong learning and Canadian higher education Hans G Schuetze 9. Mexico: Great expectations, scattered approaches, disjointed results: the rocky road to lifelong learning in Mexican higher education German Alvarez-Mendiola 10. USA: Adult higher education and lifelong learning in the USA: perplexing contradictions Carol E. Kasworm Part 4: Pacific-Australia, Japan and New Zealand 11. Australia: Intensifying performance and learner-centredness in Australian higher education David Beckett and Harsh Suri 12. Japan: Lifelong learning and higher education in Japan Shinichi Yamamoto 13. New Zealand: Lifelong learning and higher education in Aotearoa, New Zealand Brian Findsen Part 5: Perspectives from two 'Brics' countries 14. South Africa: Higher education in lifelong learning in a middle-income country: But by the grace of champions? Shirley Walters 15. Brazil: Lifelong learning and the role of the university in Brazil: some reflections Ana Canen Epilogue: A look ahead
Responsibility: edited by Hans Schüetze, Maria Slowey.

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