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Luckin, Rosemary, Ed. – UCL IOE Press, 2018
The educational technology sector is growing fast, with schools, colleges and universities more than ever looking for the best ways to use technology in the classroom. At the same time, there is an increasing appetite for learning and teaching practices to be backed up by evidence. However, there are few resources that bring these two things…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Research
Singh, Madhu – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
This book deals with the relevance of recognition, validation and accreditation (RVA) of non-formal and informal learning in education and training, the workplace and society. It examines RVA's strategic policy objectives and best practice features as well as the challenges faced and ways forward as reported by Member States. Special attention is…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Informal Education, Vocational Education, Global Approach
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Warhurst, Russell P. – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2013
Purpose: The goal of this exploratory empirical article is to analyse managers' beliefs about learning and their reports of enabling workplace learning for both individuals and teams. It aims to discuss the managers' rationales for prioritising development, detail the learning methods used and evaluate the types of outcomes which were targeted.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Administrators, Administrator Attitudes
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Commission for International Adult Education, 2012
The Commission on International Adult Education (CIAE) of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) provides a forum for the discussion of international issues related to adult education in general, as well as adult education in various countries around the globe. The following purposes summarize the work of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Religion
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Levinson, Martin P. – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2008
The policy to integrate English Gypsy children in schools tends to overlook the difficulties facing such youngsters in their attempts to negotiate between contrasting practices and values at home and school. Contradictions between such practices/value systems at home and school entail not only knowledge/skills, but also differing modes of…
Descriptors: Minority Group Children, Foreign Countries, Learning, Indigenous Knowledge
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Cooper, Sheila McIsaac – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2007
This paper will address the role of early-modern (1550-1800) English servants in the training and education of the children residing in the households in which these servants worked. Some resident servants were employed primarily, if not solely, to educate the children of their masters and mistresses. These tutors, governesses and chaplains are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Modern History, Service Occupations
McGivney, Veronica – 2002
The different views regarding what constitutes learning success and progression in England's post-16 learning sector and the problem of meeting current policy and funding priorities stressing tangible and measurable outcomes while simultaneously responding to learners' needs and preferences were examined in a discussion that drew upon policy…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Alternative Assessment
Schuller, Tom; Brassett-Grundy, Angela; Green, Andy; Hammond, Cathie; Preston, John – 2002
The relationship between learning and continuity and change in adult life was explored in a study involving 140 in-depth biographical interviews of adult learners in 3 different areas of England and case studies of 6 adult learners. The study methodology was based on a triangular conceptualization according to which personal identity, human…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students
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Bowker, Rob – Evaluation and Research in Education, 2002
This research paper focuses on "teacher-led" primary school visits to the Eden Project in Cornwall, England. It considers the objectives of school visits and the aims of the Eden Project. The strategies used by the Eden Project to convey their messages are investigated and effective strategies for learning are evaluated, based on…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Foreign Countries, School Visitation, Teacher Student Ratio
Greenwood, Maggie, Ed.; Hayes, Amanda, Ed.; Turner, Cheryl, Ed.; Vorhaus, John, Ed. – 2001
A group of adult educators in England conducted seven case studies to identify strategies for recognizing adult students' learning progress in nonaccredited programs. The case studies identified the following elements of good practice in the process of recording and validating achievement: (1) initial identification of learning objectives; (2)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Case Studies
McGivney, Veronica – 1998
The learning that parents accomplish through informal involvement in running preschool learning groups was examined through a survey of adults who were actively involved in a Pre-School Learning Alliance program in 1 of 10 locations throughout England. Of the 632 adults contacted, 311 (nearly 50%) completed questionnaires. Approximately 60…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Child Rearing, Educational Benefits
Ford, Geoff – 1998
The introduction of mentoring approaches into local career guidance strategies could represent an important method of helping disengaged young people achieve a new sense of direction. The aim of Britain's Mentoring Action Project (MAP) initiative has been to create the opportunity to explore the potential for one-to-one mentoring in career…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Guidance
Merton, Bryan – 1998
This document includes materials from and about Skilled!, a national demonstration project that was implemented in 10 areas of England in partnership with local authority youth services and further education colleges to provide educational opportunities for disaffected and underachieving young people aged 16 and over. The first half of the…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Demonstration Programs, Disadvantaged Youth
National Inst. of Adult Continuing Education, Leicester (England). – 1993
This policy discussion paper is intended to stimulate debate about how to develop more and better opportunities for formal and nonformal environmental education for British adults. A summary found at the beginning of the paper lists its implications for the government, all providers of adult education, all providers of work-related training,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Conservation (Environment), Consumer Education, Curriculum Development
Belding, Robert E. – 1973
The contents of this book deal with worker education in France, England, the Soviet Union, Germany, Sweden, Norway, and Finland and with the international activities of the Organization for Rehabilitation through Training (ORT). Examples are presented of what can be done and what has been done to develop the potential of the worker in Europe. The…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, Audiovisual Instruction, Comparative Education
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