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ERIC Number: EJ651569
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1359-6748
Individual Learning Accounts: Honourable Intentions, Ignoble Utility?
Thursfield, Denise; Smith, Vikki; Holden, Rick; Hamblett, John
Research in Post-Compulsory Education, v7 n2 p133-46 2002
Evaluation of the implementation of Individual Learning Accounts in Britain revealed five themes that may explain the program's lack of success: individualistic approach to adult education, conflict of individualism with partnership, ineffective targeting of low-skilled populations, lack of linkage with a lifelong commitment to learning, and confusion over the meaning of employability. (Contains 17 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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