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A reflection on continuing professional education research

Author: Barrie Brennan Edition: Volume 57, Number 2, July 2017 Summary: This paper has arisen from my research on the first study of the story of Continuing Professional Education in Australia and the publication of my UNE PhD thesis by Springer,

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AJAL Volume 57 / Number 2 / July 2017

This edition of AJAL is available for purchase in pdf format ALA Members can download a free copy of this edition by logging in to the member area of the ALA website here: AJAL Past Editions Share this page.

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Analysis of an organisation: A University of the Third Age (U3A), Mornington, Victoria

Author: Michael Small U3A, Mornington Edition: Volume 57, Number 1, April 2017 Summary: The purpose of this paper is two fold: to look at Mornington U3A in organisational terms and then look at U3AM as a loosely coupled system.  One outcome

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Learning cities on the move

Author: Peter Kearns, PASCAL International Observatory Edition: Volume 55, Number 1, April 2015 Summary:  The modern Learning City concept emerged from the work of OECD on lifelong learning with streams of Learning Cities and Educating Cities having much in common but

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Do actions and methods in guidance for older workers exist in Spain?

Authors: María José López Sánchez and José Antonio Belso Martinez, Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche Summary:  Older people suffer discrimination in the labour market, in that their chances of finding employment if they lose their jobs are small, and the

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Educational biographies in Germany: From secondary school general education to lifelong learning?

Author: Harry Friebel, University of Hamburg Summary:  This article addresses the change in the transitional process from secondary school general education to gainful employment within the framework of societal modernisation processes in Germany. We analyse the relationship between the options

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Book review – Popular education, power and democracy: Swedish experiences and contributions

Book Review: Popular education, power and democracy: Swedish experiences and contributions, Ann-Marie Laginder, Henrik Nordvall and Jim Crowther (eds.), NIACE: Leicester 2013, distributed in Australia through Footprint Books Reviewed by: Michael F. Christie, Southern Cross University     Share a copy

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Adult Education Conferences in 2013

(i) AVETRA Conference – Fremantle, Western Australia: VET research at the edge – training for diversity and change. (ii) United Association for Labor Education (UALE) Conference – Toronto, Canada: Across boundaries: What are workers saying and doing? (iii)  Adult Learning Australia

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Experiencing English and cultural learning during study tours

Author: Associate professor Shin Yu Miao, Department of Applied Foreign Languages, Ling Tung University, Taiwan Edition: Volume 46, Number 3, November 2006 Summary: Significant aspects of my doctorate in adult education, which I studiedover the past few years, were related to the

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Vocational educational services by non-government organisations to adult farmers in Oyo and Ogun States, Nigeria

Author: O.I. Oladele, Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Edition: Volume 46, Number 3, November 2006 Summary: The objective of this paper is to examine the vocational education services provided by non-government organisations (NGOs) to adult farmers

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