ERIC Number: ED431089
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Learning and the Future of Work.
Singh, Madhu, Ed.
This book contains 15 papers: "Introduction" (Madhu Singh); "Adult Learning and the Transformation of Work" (Paul Belanger); "Future of Work and Adult Learning" (Ettore Gelpi); "The Obligation of Education in the Face of Globalisation" (Nicole Arnaud); "Lifelong Learning and Vocational Education and Training: A Teacher's and Trade Union View" (Hilde Borgir, Renate Peltzer); "Trends of Active Populations: Context and Scope" (J.A. Bofill); "Ethical Implications of Contemporary Trends in Work and Adult Vocational Learning" (Richard G. Bagnall); "Work, Technology and Lifelong Education: Training the Trainers" (Rafael E. Ferreyra); "Technical and Vocational Education, Lifelong Learning and the Future of Work in Zimbabwe" (Charles M. Nherera); "New Competence--A Reform in Norway" (Hilde Borgir); "Traditional Non-formal Vocational Education: The Indian Experience" (C.J. Daswani); "The Potential, Actual and Social Demand for Adult Learning in Argentina: The Situation of Educational Risk and Cumulative Advantage" (Maria Teresa Sirvent); "Social and Cultural Contexts of Vocational Learning in the Informal Sector: Implications for Vocational Education and Training Systems" (Madhu Singh); "Competencies for Innovative Entrepreneurship" (Gunter Faltin); and "UNIFEM [United Nations Development Fund for Women] Programme in Entrepreneurship Development for Women: An Experience from Lebanon" (Randa el Husseini). Concluding the book is the document "Proposals for Discussion on the Future of Work and Adult Learning," which was contributed to the Second International Congress on Technical and Vocational Education by the 15-member informal working group on the future of work and adult learning. Several papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Competence, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, Entrepreneurship, Ethics, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Informal Education, Job Training, Lifelong Learning, Needs Assessment, Nonformal Education, Policy Formation, Population Trends, Strategic Planning, Systems Approach, Teacher Attitudes, Trend Analysis, Unions, Vocational Education, Womens Education, Work Environment
UNESCO Institute for Education, Feldbrunnenstrasse 58, 20148 Hamburg, Germany ($11.50).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education.