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Tarrant, Seaton Patrick; Thiele, Leslie Paul – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to ground contemporary sustainability education in John Dewey's democratic pedagogy. Specifically, the authors argue that Dewey's thought anticipates, and theoretically informs, the sustainability skill set required of contemporary citizens in a complex and changing world. Design/methodology/approach: For…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Teaching Methods, Cultural Context, Democratic Values
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Notten, Ton – Teaching Public Administration, 2016
This article is a follow-up to, or even a sharpening of, a presentation I offered, three years ago, in this journal "TPA," about the closely related research-and-innovation-enrichment of the profession of mid-career students within their two-year part-time master's course. I wrote then about my 12 years of experience at the Urban…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Programs, Urban Education, Figurative Language
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2016
Sustainable Development Goals call on Members States to "ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all" and sets a number of targets related to technical and vocational education and training (TVET). In order to collect input from the global TVET community, UNESCO-UNEVOC organized a…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Videoconferencing, Vocational Education, Research Projects
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Natia, James Adam; Al-hassan, Seidu – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
The Basic School Computerization policy was created in 2011 to introduce computers and e-learning into the entire educational system to promote training and life-long learning. Using data obtained by Connect for Change Education Ghana Alliance, this paper investigates the extent to which school administration, and teaching and learning are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, School Surveys, Data Analysis
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Lane, Andy – Journal of Learning for Development, 2017
Education for All has been a concept at the heart of international development since 1990 and has found its latest instantiation within the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as SDG 4, "Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all". Open education, in the form of resources and…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Shared Resources and Services, Educational Technology, Educational Practices
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Lester, Stan – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2013
The TRAVORS projects, supported by the European Union's Lifelong Learning Programme, ran between 2008 and 2012. Their object was to develop training programmes for disability employment practitioners across nine countries based on proven approaches both to vocational rehabilitation and to skills training. The second of the two projects aimed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualifications, Vocational Rehabilitation, Program Validation
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2015
The UNESCO-UNEVOC Global Forum "Skills for Work and Life Post-2015" took up the vital topics of youth, skills and greening TVET in the context of the post-2015 development agenda. 2015 marks the end of the Education for All (EFA) initiative, and global and regional debates are sharpening the focus of discussions geared towards setting…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Daily Living Skills, Vocational Education, Technical Education
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Hermann-Shores, Patricia – American Annals of the Deaf, 2017
Enabling pedagogy and andragogy is discussed as a form of lifelong learning in which learners attain competences and skills as children (pedagogy) and as adults (andragogy) that enable them to engage in independent learning in the 21st century. Throughout the article the author avoids as much as possible the labels "deaf" and…
Descriptors: Sign Language, Teaching Methods, Andragogy, Bilingualism
Kahn, Carrie H. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
No one policy exists as a nexus between K-12 public education and post-secondary education in the United States. Three critical factors suggest that many colleges will be financially insolvent after 2020. The first is declining K-12 birthrates, which are enrollment feeders of post-secondary colleges or universities. As a result of the declining…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Colleges, Universities, Sustainability
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Panitsides, Eugenia A.; Anastasiadou, Sofia – Open Review of Educational Research, 2015
The Lisbon European Summit in 2000 has been a milestone in reframing education policies to foster a "knowledge economy", whilst amid the challenges of the new decennium Lifelong Learning (LLL) has been propounded as a powerful lever for attaining "sustainable growth". The present article aims to elucidate the development of an…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Educational Trends
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Rissanen, A. J. – Science Education International, 2014
Lifelong learning and diverse technical information are challenges for designing curricula. The Finnish National Defence University (NDU) provides undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in academic and military disciplines according to the Bologna process. Technology is one of the major learning lines at the NDU, but basic scientific education…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Strategies, Peer Teaching, Active Learning
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Kearney, Judith; Zuber-Skerritt, Ortrun – Learning Organization, 2012
Purpose: This paper aims to: extend the concept of "The learning organization" to "The learning community," especially disadvantaged communities; demonstrate how leaders in a migrant community can achieve positive change at the personal, professional, team and community learning levels through participatory action learning and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Action Research, Disadvantaged, Cultural Awareness
Biao, Idowu – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2013
This article argues that the learning city concept, which is an international initiative devoted to the promotion of sustainable, healthy, green and economically viable cities by the means of lifelong learning, is currently operational in Europe, the Americas, Australia and Asia but absent in Africa. The main point made by the article is that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Lifelong Learning, African Culture
Winthrop, Rebecca; McGivney, Eileen; Williams, Timothy P.; Shankar, Priya – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2016
Sustainable Development Goal 4, to ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning, sets out a grand ambition for education systems around the globe to achieve not just universal primary schooling, but to expand universal education from early childhood to secondary school and achieve relevant learning outcomes. While…
Descriptors: Global Education, Educational Opportunities, Educational Research, Educational Innovation
Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge, 2016
This Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) annual performance report for the year 2015 describes California's accomplishments, lessons learned, challenges, and strategies California will implement to address those challenges. California's RTT-ELC implements a unique approach that builds upon its local and statewide successes to…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Federal Aid, Educational Legislation, Federal Programs
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