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ERIC Number: ED479668
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Mar
Pages: 72
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-900840-19-7
Restructuring, Partnership and the Learning Agenda: A Review.
Greenwood, Ian; Stuart, Mark
This review develops a more systematic understanding of the contemporary significance of learning in Europe by considering the complex connections between the processes of economic restructuring, lifelong learning and partnerships. A brief introduction describes the contested terrain surrounding concepts such as lifelong learning, human capital, globalization and employability and the wide-ranging scope of the material reviewed. Chapter one discusses the nature and consequences of restructuring and covers economic restructuring and globalization, conceptualizing change, Fordism (the simultaneous growth of productivity and consumption), Post-Fordism, and specific issues relating to Europe. Chapter two covers lifelong learning in Europe, including terminology and meaning, the learning society and learning organizations, and national and European dimensions of lifelong learning. It also asks whether learning is individual or social. Chapter three discusses partnership and whether it is a process for change, including issues relating to social partnership, the European Union and Monetary Union and partnership at the workplace. Chapter four synthesizes the topics of restructuring, partnership, and learning, and covers restructuring and human resources management, and employability and partnership. The document contains an extensive bibliography. (SLR)
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Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: European Commission, Brussels (Belgium).
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: European Union