The Learning Society: Challenges and Trends

The Learning Society: Challenges and Trends

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The 'learning society' is not a new idea, although its popularity has grown in recent years with the suggestion that lifelong learning is a condition for economic competitiveness in a global economy, replacing the earlier conception of it as a condition for democratic citizenship. This reader, designed to accompany Module E827 of the MA in Education, critically examines the demographic, technological, economic and cultural challenges which have led to interest in the idea of a learning society, and explores their policy and practical implications for lifelong learning. It also explores and evaluates trends in education and training which support the development of a learning society. Overall, the book provides readers with a range of opinions on the learning society within which broad context they can place their own practice.BAXI Partnerships Baxi Partnerships manufactures central heating boilers and other heating appliances at three ... a north London-based non-profit consultancy specializing in basic skills work with less skilled and manual workers which firstanbsp;...

Title:The Learning Society: Challenges and Trends
Author:Richard Edwards, Peter Raggatt, Nick Small
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-12-16


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