Rethinking Work and Learning: Adult and Vocational Education for Social Sustainability

Rethinking Work and Learning: Adult and Vocational Education for Social Sustainability

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789048180370
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/14/2010
Series: Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects , #9
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2009
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Alan Mayne Acknowledgments Chapter 1, Introduction: challenges in adult and vocational education for social sustainability
Peter Willis, Stephen McKenzie, and Roger Harris Part I: Social sustainability perspectives in adult and vocational education Chapter 2, Advancing social sustainability through vocational education and training
John Fien and David Wilson Chapter 3, An ecology for the fourth pillar: imaginal learning for social sustainability in AVE
Peter Willis Chapter 4, The historical contribution of AVE to social sustainability in Australia
Roger Harris Chapter 5, The language of longing: rationality, morality, and experience in education for sustainability
Aidan Davison Part II: Foundations for social sustainability in adult and vocational education Chapter 6, Educating for a sustainable democracy
Michael Newman Chapter 7, Transformative learning and AVE for social sustainability
Patricia Cranton Chapter 8, Education, religion, sustainability, and dialogue
Chris Provis Chapter 9, The role of religion in education for social sustainability
Heather Foster Part III: Creating spaces for social sustainability in adult and vocational education Chapter 10, Claiming sustainable space: families, communities, and learning, an auto/biographical perspective
Linden West Chapter 11, Health literacy and AVE for social sustainability
Kay Price Chapter 12, Education in post-conflict environments: pathways to sustainable peace?
Rebecca Spence Chapter 13, Social sustainability and activation strategies with unemployed young adults
Danny Wildemeersch Part IV: Adult and vocational education for social sustainability in action Chapter 14, Chasing the vultures off the roof: AVE for living in Sierra Leone
Astrid Von Kotze Chapter 15, The contribution of non-formal adult education to sustainability: policy implications from case studies in the Asia-Pacific region
Richard G. Bagnall Chapter 16, Community adult learning contributions to social sustainability in the Asia-South Pacific region: the role of ASPBAE
Bernie Lovegrove and Anne Morrison Chapter 17, Birds learn to swim and fish learn to fly: lessons from the Philippines on AVE for social sustainability
Edicio dela Torre Chapter 18, Breaking the silence: exploring spirituality in secular professional education in Australia
Joanna Crossman Chapter 19, Waldorf Schools as communities of practice for AVE and social sustainability
Tom Stehlik Chapter 20, Conclusion. AVE for social sustainability: where to from here?
Stephen McKenzie Contributors Index

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