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Støren, Liv Anne; Børing, Pål – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
Participation in job-related training among immigrants is becoming more important in Europe in view of large immigration inflows. This paper considers differences in training participation rates by immigrant background including by whether they are from Western or non-Western origins. Also considered is whether differences by immigrant background…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Participation, Job Training, Foreign Countries
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Clover, Darlene E. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
Although burdened by legacies of elitism, exclusion and paternalism, some public museums are attempting to respond to the socio-environmental problems currently facing our planet by developing critical non-formal educational activities to foster consciousness and change. This article explores one such response; a six-week non-formal course…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Arts Centers, Museums, Foreign Countries
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Mayombe, Celestin – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
This article outlines the results of a qualitative study, which investigated the adult non-formal education and education (NFET) centre linkages with external role-players in providing post-training support for the employment of graduates. The concern that informed this article is that adults who face long-term unemployment remain unemployed after…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Adult Education, Nonformal Education
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Ngozwana, Nomazulu Alice – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
This paper investigates the extent to which civic education is achieving its goals of teaching democracy and producing responsible democratic citizenship in Lesotho. This is done by analysing the conceptions of civic education, democracy, public participation, human rights, freedoms and responsibilities that appear in Lesotho's documents that are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Democracy, Civil Rights
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Mayombe, Celestin – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
Adult non-formal education and training (NFET) in South Africa was adopted in 1990 to address the problem of unemployment of non-educated and unskilled adults. Public and private NFET centres aim to meet the training needs of adults who were deprived of formal education that would foster access to opportunities for employment. The paper reports on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Nonformal Education, Employment Programs
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Pitikoe, Selloane; Preece, Julia – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
This paper reports on selective findings from a larger qualitative PhD study of 30 adult herders in Lesotho. It uses theories of identity and social capital to examine their life histories and educational needs in order to inform the national Non-Formal Education (NFE) policy. The key findings of the study were that the herders demonstrated two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agricultural Occupations, Adults, Social Capital
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Stromquist, Nelly P. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2015
Under the research radar, and yet highly influential in transformation of practices concerning the social understanding and enactment of gender, are women-led non-governmental organizations (WNGOs). Their continued efforts to reconfigure gender identities and their impact on public policy formation have expanded notions of citizenship and…
Descriptors: Females, Nongovernmental Organizations, Institutional Role, Sex Fairness
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Taylor, Edward W.; Duveskog, Deborah; Friis-Hansen, Esbern – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to explore the practice of Farmer-Field Schools (FFS) theoretically framed from the perspective of transformative learning theory and non-formal education (NFE). Farmer-Field Schools are community-led NFE programs that provide a platform where farmers meet regularly to study the "how and why" of farming and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Learning Theories, Nonformal Education
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Ruitenberg, Claudia W. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2012
This case study focuses on "Walking Home Carrall Street," a series of walks with youth that took place in the autumn of 2010 on and around Carrall Street in Vancouver, BC. Through participant observations, interviews and analysis of the written reviews submitted by the youth, the purpose of the study is not to provide generalisable…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Youth Programs, Nonschool Educational Programs, Experiential Learning
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Roosmaa, Eve-Liis; Saar, Ellu – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2012
The main purpose of this paper is to provide an in-depth analysis of participation in non-formal learning in different European Union member states. The paper also seeks to extend analysis of the training gap by pursuing the distinction between the supply and the demand for skills. We use aggregate data from the Adult Education Survey (Eurostat)…
Descriptors: Skilled Workers, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Nonformal Education
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Billett, Stephen – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2010
This article proposes lifelong learning as a socio-personal process and a personal fact. As such, it is conceptually distinct from an educational provision, which constitutes one kind of institutional fact. In making this distinction, this article seeks to elaborate a major flaw in the precepts for conceptualisation and enactment of the report…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Adult Education, Adult Learning
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Guilherme, Alex; Morgan, W. John – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2009
The Jewish philosopher and educator Martin Buber (1878-1965) is considered one of the twentieth century's greatest contributors to the philosophy of religion and is also recognized as the pre-eminent scholar of "Hasidism." He has also attracted considerable attention as a philosopher of education. However, most commentaries on this aspect of his…
Descriptors: Jews, Educational Philosophy, Political Attitudes, Nonformal Education
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Bilir, Mehmet – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2007
The aim of this article is to analyse the latest implementations and issues raised in Turkish non-formal education from a historical perspective in Turkey. The high population rate and lack of adequate educational opportunities for adults and migration from rural areas to urban areas caused many educational, social and cultural problems in…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Adult Education, Urban Areas, Rural Areas
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van der Veen, Ruud – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2006
Societal changes in late modernity influenced what persons should learn and also influenced how education should change to support these new learning requirements. Particularly, the increasing instrumentalization of our society requires more autonomous and reflective learners. On the one hand this article describes three specific examples of such…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Social Change, Nonformal Education, Adult Education
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Zepke, Nick; Leach, Linda – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2006
This article explores how far research findings about successful pedagogies in formal post-school education might be used in non-formal learning contexts--settings where learning may not lead to formal qualifications. It does this by examining a learner outcomes model adapted from a synthesis of research into retention. The article first…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Outcomes of Education, Informal Education, Qualifications
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