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Remtulla, Karim A. – Convergence, 2007
The ideological shift by nation-states to "a knowledge-based economy" (also referred to as "knowledge-based society") is causing changes in the workplace. Brought about by the forces of globalisation and technological innovation, the ideologies of the "knowledge-based economy" are not limited to influencing the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Empowerment, Educational Needs, Democracy
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Spencer, Bruce – Convergence, 2006
Is there really a connection between "adult education" and "peace" today: or are many of today's adult educators so busy they are not interested in the big issues of the day? Or is it perhaps that concerns about "world peace" appear to be too remote to be influenced by adult education initiatives? The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Peace, Adult Educators, Social Action
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Etmanski, Catherine – Convergence, 2005
In the mid-1960s, the foundations of Participatory Research were being laid in Tanzania and around the world through the work of muckraking adult educators--President Julius Nyerere, Marja-Liisa Swantz, Orlando Fals Borda, Rajesh Tandon, Budd Hall and many more of their friends and colleagues. At the same time, a bunch of American kids were over…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Singing, Transformative Learning, Global Approach