NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
No Child Left Behind Act 20011
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 46 to 56 of 56 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
US Agency for International Development, 2005
In recent years, development has become a cornerstone of the U.S. national security strategy, along with defense and diplomacy. The challenge of development is broader and more multifaceted than it has ever been. It involves not only traditional development--the achievement of economic, social, and political progress--but the added challenges of…
Descriptors: Role of Education, National Security, Human Capital, Economic Development
Adams, Karlyn – National Center on Education and the Economy (NJ1), 2005
This document represents a comprehensive summary of current research and theory on the sources of innovation and creativity, both in individuals and organizations. Based on the recurring concepts in the existing literature, the document concludes with some recommendations for how education systems can best foster these attributes in students. Both…
Descriptors: Creativity, Global Approach, Educational Innovation, Innovation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ntseane, Peggy Gabo – Adult Learning, 2005
According to Cookson (1989), international education is "the systematic study of the process whereby men and women (in individual, groups, or institutional settings) participate in or implement organized learning activities that have been designed to increase their knowledge, skill, or sensitiveness, and that take place across international…
Descriptors: Social Justice, International Education, Adult Education, Global Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rubenson, Kjell – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2005
Social class has strongly influenced the development of social policies about adult education. Present policy discourses are a result of weakening working-class interests.
Descriptors: Adult Education, Social Class, Educational Policy, Public Policy
Albert Shanker Institute, 2004
Global competition, sweeping technological change, and demographic shifts in the labor force call for a national campaign to improve the skills and professionalism of the American workforce. This document calls for the creation of new learning partnerships throughout communities and workplaces to sustain middle-class jobs, pay the social costs of…
Descriptors: National Programs, Partnerships in Education, Labor Force Development, Global Approach
Business Roundtable, 2004
The Business Roundtable prepared this paper to: (1) help policymakers and the public better understand the facts about the United States' role in the worldwide economy; (2) offer context and perspective on employment trends; and (3) recommend a package of policies that will stimulate economic growth, foster innovation, create jobs and help workers…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Higher Education, Federal Legislation, Macroeconomics
Evanciew, Cheryl E. P.; Wither, Steven V. – Journal of Industrial Teacher Education, 2004
Throughout the early 1900s, the United States could either find technically skilled workers based upon their backgrounds or was able to train workers quickly. Farmers, military personnel, and other sources of skilled workers were available to fill the needs of the workforce. These sources of readily available skilled workers are no longer as…
Descriptors: Skilled Workers, National Standards, Labor Needs, Surveys
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Holst, John D. – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2004
This article presents the history, strategy, structure, educational practices, and globalization perspectives of two revolutionary organizations in the United States of America: the Freedom Road Socialist Organization and the League of Revolutionaries for a New America. This article relates the work of these organizations to the theory and…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Educational Practices, Organizations (Groups)
Tarman, Bulent – Online Submission, 2003
There is a digital divide occurring on every possible level: locally, nationally, and globally. Many people argue that the digital divide unfairly equips wealthy citizen and their children with more information and opportunities than those with lower incomes. In addition, there is a big debate around the world whether technology has benefited…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Global Approach, Access to Computers, Foreign Countries
« Previous Page | Next Page
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4