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Cuervo, Hernan; Wyn, Johanna – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2016
It is common for organizations such as the International Labour Organization and the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development to acknowledge that the links between education and work are far from smooth, creating a "crisis" for youth. This includes increasing rates of unemployment, under-employment and precarious work. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research, Age Groups, Generational Differences
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Stenberg, Anders – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2010
The public supply of adult education is very different between countries, making it likely that there is scope for efficiency gains. The contribution of this paper is to provide an economic evaluation of the earnings impact of adult education at upper secondary level (AE) in Sweden, where the supply is plausibly larger than in any other country.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Secondary Education, Income, Education Work Relationship
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Wang, Naixia; Morgan, W. John – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2009
This article examines an important and yet neglected aspect of the relationship between higher education and the labour market in contemporary China. It does this through a detailed case study of student motivations, quality and status in adult higher education (AHE) in the city of Taiyuan, Shanxi Province. This is a region which has seen major…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Capital, Role of Education, Labor Market
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Brooks, Rachel; Everett, Glyn – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2008
The UK's National Adult Learning Survey has emphasised that graduates are more likely than other groups of people to engage in further learning and to be motivated by the intrinsic nature of the subject matter. However, beyond this we know relatively little about the learning of graduates as a specific group. In particular, we know very little…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Lifelong Learning, Adult Learning, Young Adults
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Armsby, Pauline; Costley, Carol; Garnett, Jonathan – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2006
Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) is now an established but relatively under used process in higher education (HE). In our review article, we argue that this is because APEL not only challenges the traditional university monopoly of knowledge but also challenges other established processes and social constructions. Work-Based…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Tutors, Experiential Learning, Higher Education