ERIC Number: EJ588484
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Education Revised for a World in Transformation.
Comparative Education, v35 n2 p109-17 Jun 1999
Traces the evolution of the concept of lifelong learning through various historical, social, and technological contexts. Lifelong learning was once an optional extra for older adults seeking self-improvement, but in the present worldwide context of continuous change, formal educational systems must recognize lifelong learning and "education for uncertainty" as an essential perspective in every phase of education. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Note: Theme issue (Special Number 21) with title: "Lifelong Learning and the Education of Mature Adults."