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Käpplinger, Bernd, Ed.; Lichte, Nina, Ed.; Haberzeth, Erik, Ed.; Kulmus, Claudia, Ed. – Online Submission, 2014
This book assembles over 50 papers from the 7th Triennial European Research Conference of the European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA), which was held from the 4th to the 7th of September 2013 at Humboldt-University in Berlin. The title of the conference was "Changing Configurations of Adult Education in Transitional…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Higher Education, Nontraditional Students
Wisser, Ulrike, Ed.; Grootings, Peter, Ed. – CEDEFOP Flash, 1992
A "travelling" congress was conducted in five European cities (Berlin, Warsaw, Prague, Budapest, and Vienna) to promote a mutual exchange of views between east and west. The participants stressed the growing European Community interest in current examples of cooperation with neighbors in central and eastern Europe. In addition to…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Field Trips, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation
Hege, Adelheid – 1985
This synthesis report summarizes a conference organized to examine the current situation regarding the continuing education and training of adults in the European Community and to formulate proposals for action. Some 60 conference participants examined various research reports, conducted discussions, and presented papers on three major topics:…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Finance
Wood, George S., Jr., Ed.; Wood, Danny, Ed. – 1986
The following papers are included: "Schoolhouse in the Factory: The Phenomenology of Literacy" (Berlin); "The Self-Directed Learning Projects of Employed, Married Mothers" (Boyce); "The Forever Plan: Adult Men Who Continue in Postsecondary Education Compared with Those Who Drop Out" (Brown); "Burnout and Associated Factors among…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students
Austin, Ann, Ed.; Hynes, Geraldine E., Ed.; Miller, Roxanne T., Ed. – 1999
This document contains the proceedings of a 1999 conference on adult, continuing, and community education held in St. Louis, Missouri. The following 39 papers are included: "Program Effectiveness Evaluation: Recertification and Job Upgrading for Adult Refugees" (Non-Native Speakers of English) (Adelman); "Rethinking the Linkages between Higher and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education. – 1995
This report on an international symposium on the strengthening of the development and improvement of vocational education begins with a description of UNEVOC, the International Project on Technical and Vocational Education. Section 2 presents discussions of the following topics: adult and continuing technical and vocational education and its…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Continuing Education, Cultural Awareness, Developed Nations
Berlin, L. S., Ed. – 1985
This document contains the following papers on practical applications of research on adult and continuing education: "Elderly Criminal Behavior: Linking Research to Practice," by Donald J. Bachand and Carl I. Brahce; "Father? Teacher? Friend? Instructor-Student Relationships in a Refugee Class," by Gary J. Bekker; "The Small Group: Understanding…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
Castin, Franz – 1987
This document presents an overview and synthesis of the involvement of employers' and employers' organizations in the development of vocational training policy in Europe. Material was gathered through the personal experience of the author and from interviews with those responsible for vocational training in various employers' professional…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Continuing Education, Educational Policy, Employer Attitudes