ERIC Number: ED457396
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
ACE [Adult and Community Education] into the 21st Century: A Vision.
Adult, Community, and Further Education Board, Melbourne (Australia).
This document outlines a vision for adult and community education (ACE) in Victoria for the next 3 years and provides a broad map of how to reach that vision. A description of the context is followed by the ACE vision statement: ACE delivers accessible, quality, and timely learning in autonomous, community settings as a valued and essential partner in Victoria's post-compulsory education and training system. Ace values and learning goals are then listed. Future challenges and opportunities are highlighted in these areas: globalization, localization, knowledge economy, enterprising education, educational values, learning partnerships, and imaginative learning. A final section focuses on strategic directions that address both potential futures for ACE and more immediate and emerging challenges and opportunities for the ACE sector. The following are strategic directions: build communities through ACE; build ACE resources and learning infrastructure; strengthen strategic relationships within and beyond ACE; and build knowledge and promote recognition of ACE. Information provided for each strategic direction includes purpose, strategic approaches summary, list and description of strategic approaches, and related themes. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Development, Community Education, Developed Nations, Educational Planning, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Master Plans, Partnerships in Education, Research Needs, Resource Allocation, Resources, Strategic Planning
Language Australia, GPO Box 372F Melbourne, Victoria 3001, Australia. Tel: 61 3 9926 4794; Fax: 61 3 9926 4780; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://sunsite.anu.edu.au/language-australia/aris/.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Adult, Community, and Further Education Board, Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia