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Lysaght, Georgia; Kell, Peter – International Journal of Training Research, 2011
This paper documents and analyses a range of literature and policy statements that identifies issues and looks at the role which adult education plays in building communities and peace in post-conflict states. This paper explores and documents these developments in countries in close proximity to Australia which have been viewed by the former…
Descriptors: Proximity, Democracy, Conflict, Adult Education
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Hoy-Mack, Penny – International Journal of Training Research, 2005
Workplace assessment (WPA) of New Zealand's National Qualifications Framework (NQF) competencies has become a significant alternative pathway for vocational adult education. This article reports on a research project which compares stated intentions for workplace assessment with evidence of its practical realization. The perceptions of the…
Descriptors: Evidence, Research Projects, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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Anderson, Damon – International Journal of Training Research, 2004
With the rise of education and training markets and the rhetoric of lifelong learning, individuals have been reconfigured as learner-consumers and vested with responsibilities as choosers of their own destinies and, by implication, agents of government economic policy. Against this backdrop, this paper reviews empirical research on adult choice in…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning, Adult Learning