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The Base of the Iceberg - Study guides in Adult Education – new volume!

Alan Rogers looks at learning (formal, nonformal and informal) and examines the hidden world of informal (unconscious, unplanned) learning. He points out the importance of informal learning for creating tacit attitudes and values, knowledge and skills which influence (conscious, planned) learning – formal and non-formal.

Supporting University-Work Transitions? Exploring the Impact of Work Placements and Internships

The transitions between university and the world of work remain a key concern for policy makers and practitioners across the UK nations and beyond.  Work placements and internships have become an increasingly significant focus of activity, aiming to ‘bridge’ the gap between study and work.

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Lifelong Learning and the Challenges facing Education in the 21st Century: UNESCO Perspectives

Our earlier ACE Lifelong Learning seminars in this series have set a foundation and context in which to consider the “challenges” Professor Power will outline in acknowledging that “quality education” needs to be “directed at the full development of the human personality” across all life stages, ages and levels.

4th World Forum of Lifelong Learning - 50% discount on registrations

The World committee for lifelong learning (CMA), the UNESCO Institute for lifelong learning (UIL) and the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) are pleased to announce a 50% discount on registrations received before September 1st, 2014 for the 4th World Forum of Lifelong Learning, taking place in Paris, 5-6 February 2015.

Special issue of Revista Internacional de Organizaciones on Access to Higher Education

Gender-role stereotypes are barriers to women trying to access education, choosing the course they want to study (for example, nursing versus engineering) and participating in lifelong learning. And in the job market, salaries, promotion opportunities and professional development all reflect gender inequalities.

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