ERIC Number: ED431090
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
From Continuing Education to Lifelong Learning: A Review of UACE Strategy and Objectives. Papers Arising from a UACE Seminar Held at Aston University (Birmingham, England, September 9, 1996). Occasional Paper No. 20.
Taylor, Richard, Ed.; Watson, David, Ed.
This document contains 17 papers from a Universities Association for Continuing Education (UACE) seminar at which UACE strategies and objectives were reviewed. The papers focus on four broad areas: the context of the UACE's work to promote continuing education and lifelong learning; its role in promoting flexibility of provision; its relationship to other stakeholders in continuing education and lifelong learning; and revision of the UACE manifesto. The following papers are included: "Introduction" (David Watson); "UACE and Its Predecessors: Organisation and Priorities" (Chris Duke); "Continuing Education in the Mainstream: One Year On" (Michael Vaughan); "The European Union's Plans for Continuing Education" (Edward Thomas); "Part-Time Progress" (Ann Rumpus); "Distance Learning" (Geoff Peters); "Work Based Learning in Higher Education: Has It a Future?" (Derek Portwood); "The State of CVE [Continuing Vocational Education]: Three Propositions for Change" (Ian Woodward); "Access and Equity" (Terri Kelly); "The Political Parties" (Richard Taylor); "The Regional Dimension" (Freda Tallantyre); "Funding Bodies" (David Grugeon); "The Impact of Research" (Tom Schuller); "Future Scenarios" (Susanne Haselgrove); "Marginalising the Mainstream" (Hywel Francis); "Unfinished Business--The Continuing Role of a Continuing Education Association" (Maria Slowey); and "Conclusion: UACE and the Future" (David Watson). (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Continuing Education, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Environment, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Equal Education, Experiential Learning, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Lifelong Learning, National Organizations, Needs Assessment, Organizational Change, Organizational Objectives, Part Time Students, Politics of Education, Postsecondary Education, Professional Associations, Strategic Planning, Theory Practice Relationship, Trend Analysis, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Universities Association for Continuing Education, University of Cambridge Board of Continuing Education, Madingley Hall, Cambridge, CB3 8AQ, England, United Kingdom (3 British pounds, plus postage and packing).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Universities Association for Continuing Education, Cambridge (England).
Identifiers - Location: European Union; United Kingdom