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Lifelong learning : the politics of the new learning environment

Author: Geoffrey Elliott, (Professor of post-compulsory education)
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©1999.
Series: Higher education policy series, 44.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this critique of the prevailing orthodoxy in education, Geoffrey Elliott explores the imperatives of a mass system through data drawn from a study of access- and foundation-year students and their teachers. Attention is also focused on the Dearing, Kennedy and Fryer reports.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Elliott, Geoffrey, Dr.
Lifelong learning.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, ©1999
(OCoLC)606415361
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Elliott, (Professor of post-compulsory education)
ISBN: 1853025801 9781853025808
OCLC Number: 40654160
Description: 144 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. What's going on? --
2. Sources, courses and educational discourses --
3. Lifelong learning what? --
4. 'Before I never looked in the back' --
5. 'I'm a me' --
6. Darkness visible, or research in post-compulsory education --
7. Education, education, education reports --
8. A very long and heavy document.
Series Title: Higher education policy series, 44.
Other Titles: Politics of the new learning environment
Responsibility: Geoffrey Elliott.

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Elliott explores the imperatives of a mass system through data drawn from a study of access- and foundation-year students and their teachers. Arguing that our present conceptions of education are  Read more...

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