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Abate, Samuel Getnet; Adamu, Abebaw Yirga – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
The implementation of adult education in Ethiopia is the responsibility of different sectors. Studies indicated that the collaboration among these sectors is unsatisfactory, but the main factors that deter the collaboration are not well studied. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to assess major factors that deter intersectoral collaboration…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Barriers, Agency Cooperation
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Smythe, Suzanne; Grotl├╝schen, Anke; Buddeberg, Klaus – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
Online technologies have entered almost all spheres of life, introducing new challenges to how literacies are theorised, defined and taken up in adult literacy education settings. This process has accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic and on a global scale, as more services, resources and information move online. An important, if under-studied…
Descriptors: Recruitment, Adults, Job Applicants, Computer Use
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Kluttz, Jenalee; Walker, Jude; Walter, Pierre – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
The opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline that took place at Standing Rock in North Dakota was the largest gathering of Indigenous Peoples in recent U.S. history. Thousands of people, Indigenous and otherwise, came together from across North America and beyond to protect waters and sacred sites threatened by the construction of the Dakota…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Activism, American Indians, Natural Resources
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Prandini, Manuela; Baconguis, Rowena D. T. – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
Faced with impoverishment after the financial crisis of 2008, Filipino women migrants in Italy struggle to sustain their financial commitments to their families in the Philippines. Research shows that financial literacy and entrepreneurship (FLE) education can improve financial management and decision-making processes. Spanning a period of…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Entrepreneurship, Money Management, Multiple Literacies
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Abdallaoui Maan, Najia – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
The study aimed at exploring reading acquisition in Arabic from the perspective of a newly-literate adult native speaker, seeking to improve her reading ability and recite the Quran. Drawing mainly on a participatory cognitive schematic-interactive approach, and accounting for a literacy social view, the study's construct allowed the investigation…
Descriptors: Semitic Languages, Native Speakers, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement
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Thunborg, Camilla; Osman, Ali; Bron, Agnieszka – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2021
This paper explores how young asylum seekers learn to belong to a local community. It takes its point of departure from a biographical and socially situated learning perspective and uses four analytical aspects of belonging: biographical experiences, engagement, imagination, and alignment. The data on which this paper is based are biographical…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Communities of Practice, Situated Learning, Social Integration
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Brown, Maria – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
This paper informs pedagogical development in older adult education. It draws on qualitative data of a longitudinal community-based educational action research study. Informed by critical theory, Freirean and postcolonial literature, the educational initiative comprised a critical and praxis-oriented engagement with generative themes co-identified…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Adult Education, Critical Theory, Nonformal Education
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Kluttz, Jenalee; Walker, Jude; Walter, Pierre – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
Social movements are pedagogical spaces for collective learning across difference. Divergent worldviews, interest and identity, historical legacies and relations of power complicate notions of allyship and solidarity for common cause. In this article, we draw on social movement and transformative learning to reflect on our experiences of learning…
Descriptors: Social Change, Whites, Indigenous Populations, Conservation (Environment)
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Dalton, Julie – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
The central theme of this paper is about providing opportunities for the participants to discuss sensitive issues in a safe environment with the researcher and group, actively listening and making meaning from their creative efforts. It introduces a creative research method used to provide a medium for adults to discuss a sensitive issue. The…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Adults, Models, Creative Activities
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Asimaki, Anny; Koustourakis, Gerasimos; Nikolakakos, Nikolaos – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
The objective of this paper, which makes use of the concepts of power and discipline from Michel Foucault's theoretical framework, is the investigation of the impact that the manner of operation of a Second Chance School (SCS) has on the disciplinary work of a prison in Greece. The research was carried out using semi-structured interviews with the…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Educational Philosophy, Student Attitudes
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Shan, Hongxia; Peikazadi, Nasim; Rahemtulla, Zahida; Wilbur, Amea; Sawkins, Tanis; Goossen, Rachel – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
Employment training services are provided for immigrants to integrate them into the Canadian labour market. Evaluated on short-term labour market outcomes, these programs typically focus on enhancing individuals' employability, while risking naturalizing and reproducing the dominant social and cultural order. "Entry to Hospitality Careers for…
Descriptors: Hospitality Occupations, Females, Feminism, Immigrants
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Fitzsimons, Camilla – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
The article is principally written for adult educators. It models an auto-ethnographic approach situating this within a critical pedagogic orientation. As an adult educator working in the Republic of Ireland, I draw from two instances in my own life that helped me to re-think my racialised identity. By reflecting on discomforts in terms of my own…
Descriptors: Adult Educators, Whites, Power Structure, Racial Bias
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Arriaza Hult, Maria – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
This article discusses how study material created for intra-party education for the Swedish Social Democratic Party and the Swedish Left Party constructs party identities, by analysing how study material developed for instructing new party members frames the party's organisation, history, and ideology. While the analysis reveals that both parties…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Politics, Political Affiliation, Social Systems
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Tyler, Mark; De George-Walker, Linda; Simic, Veronika – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
Older adults' engagement with information communication technology (ICT) can enhance their wellbeing and quality of life. However, older adults continue to lag behind their younger cohorts' ICT use, and many remain unconnected. While policy and strategy has tended to focus on the need to equip older adults with technology skills and improve their…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Well Being, Information Technology, Quality of Life
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Lontoc, Gina – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2020
Livelihood participation among members of indigenous communities necessitates redefining of gender roles in indigenous communities. Utilising participatory rural appraisal (PRA) anchored on the principles of Social Identity Theory and Critical Race Theory (CRT), this article draws on a study about adult Aeta women, one of the largest indigenous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Females, Critical Theory
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