Age of Learning: Education & the Knowledge Society

Age of Learning: Education & the Knowledge Society

by Peter Jarvis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0749434120

ISBN-13: 9780749434120

Pub. Date: 03/01/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A multidisciplinary analysis of learning in contemporary society. It analyzes both the meaning and the place of these strands that make up modern education and offers an overview of the part they play in the work of all educators, trainers, teachers and course developers.  See more details below

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A multidisciplinary analysis of learning in contemporary society. It analyzes both the meaning and the place of these strands that make up modern education and offers an overview of the part they play in the work of all educators, trainers, teachers and course developers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780749434120
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
1The emerging idea3
2Social, economic and political contexts16
3The changing educational scene27
4From education policy to lifelong learning strategies41
5The learning society55
6Lifelong learning69
7Paying for the age of learning83
8Work-related learning95
9Facilitating access to learning: educational and vocational guidance109
10Implications of the learning society for education beyond school123
11The school in the age of learning134
12Corporations and professions147
13Implications for the delivery of learning materials157
14Implications for including the socially excluded in the learning age171
15The public recognition of learning185
16Questioning the learning society195
17Civil society and citizenship in a learning age205
18Future directions for the learning society217
Index225

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