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Hughes, Mary – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1992
The creation in London of single-sex institutes for the education of women offered increased educational opportunities but did not widen their horizons. For working class women, educational policy regarding these institutes tended to support their domestic roles. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Evening Programs, Foreign Countries, Single Sex Schools
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Dymock, Darryl – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1997
The Australian Imperial Force's Education Service began near the end of World War I to provide educational programs for Australian troops stationed in Europe. The Non Military Employment program aimed to assist in the transition to civilian life after demobilization. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agricultural Education, Continuing Education, Foreign Countries
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Welton, Michael R.; Lecky, James – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1997
Guy Henson, first director of the Adult Education Division for Nova Scotia (1946-56), was instrumental in forming a regional library system. His focus on adult education for a revitalized postwar democracy involved citizen education and increasing political awareness. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizenship Education, Democracy, Foreign Countries
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Hake, Barry – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1997
The development of residential programs in the Netherlands was significantly influenced by efforts to relieve young adult unemployment in the 1920s-1930s. Residential education, provided through folk high schools, was incorporated into government strategies to respond to the economic crisis. (SK)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Residential Programs
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Steele, Tom – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1994
Traces the origins of what is known as cultural studies in pre-World War II workers' education in Britain. Elaborates the contributions of G.D.H. Cole, E.P. Thompson, Raymond Williams, and Richard Hoggart. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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McIlroy, John – Studies in the Education of Adults, 1990
Reviews the life and work of British adult educator Raymond Williams, including his ideological bases, teaching methods, and publications post-World War II to 1960. Includes 195 reference notes. (SK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Biographies, Foreign Countries