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Richard Desjardins

Richard Desjardins is Associate Professor of Political Economy of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He previously worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education between 2010-2013 on the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) and the Skills Strategy, and was Associate Professor in Comparative Social Science at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is joint-editor of the European Journal of Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Economy of Adult Learning Systems : Comparative Study of Strategies, Policies and Constraints

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Adult Learning Systems (ALS) are of considerable strategic importance in today’s increasingly complex and diverse world. They are important for helping adult populations to respond to major political, economic, social and even natural...

Patterns of Coordination

Richard Desjardins

Richard Desjardins is Associate Professor of Political Economy of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He previously worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education between 2010-2013 on the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) and the Skills Strategy, and was Associate Professor in Comparative Social Science at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is joint-editor of the European Journal of Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Economy of Adult Learning Systems : Comparative Study of Strategies, Policies and Constraints

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...To what extent do structural factors relevant to Adult Learning Systems (ALS) manifest themselves and relate to the demand for, and supply of, adult learning? In this chapter, a selection of indicators is presented and discussed...

Curricula: Domestic Higher Education (Turkey)

Nergiz Kardas Isler

Nergiz Kardas Isler is a research assistant at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Designing, approving, and implementing HE curricula Program development studies in Turkey started in 1924 in primary school and continued in light of these developments into secondary school studies (Tekisik 1992). The Ministry of National...
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...Do teachers have accurate beliefs about their effort and ability? This paper explores this through a survey experiment in public-private partnership schools in Uganda, wherein teacher self-beliefs are contrasted with their beliefs about...

Patterns of Participation

Richard Desjardins

Richard Desjardins is Associate Professor of Political Economy of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He previously worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education between 2010-2013 on the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) and the Skills Strategy, and was Associate Professor in Comparative Social Science at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is joint-editor of the European Journal of Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Economy of Adult Learning Systems : Comparative Study of Strategies, Policies and Constraints

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...To what extent do different adult learning structures that make up Adult Learning Systems (ALS) translate into the actual take-up of adult learning opportunities? This chapter presents an overview on the extent and distribution of adult...

Initial Teacher Education in Early Childhood Education (Canada)

Randa Khattar

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Randa Khattar is Adjunct Professor and Executive Director – Secretariat for Centres of Excellence for Early Years and Childcare, Western University; Vice-President, Ontario Reggio Association. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Karyn Callaghan

Karyn Callaghan is President of the Ontario Reggio Association, Canada and Co-director of the Ontario Provincial Centre of Excellence. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Emma Cooper

Emma Cooper is a PhD candidate at Western University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Philosophical foundations of ECE teacher education Historically, dominant Western discourses have formed the philosophical foundations of early childhood teacher education in Canada. These include amongst others developmental psychology...

Autonomisation and Individualisation: Ideational Shifts in European Higher Education

Academic Identities in Higher Education : The Changing European Landscape

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The authors thank Caroline Werner and Mark Waller for their help in textual editing and proofreading. This study has been funded by the Helsinki University Network for European Studies and the Academy of Finland.In this chapter, we analyse...

Patterns of Outcomes

Richard Desjardins

Richard Desjardins is Associate Professor of Political Economy of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), USA. He previously worked at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Directorate for Education between 2010-2013 on the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) and the Skills Strategy, and was Associate Professor in Comparative Social Science at Aarhus University, Denmark. He is joint-editor of the European Journal of Education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Political Economy of Adult Learning Systems : Comparative Study of Strategies, Policies and Constraints

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...To what extent does the take-up of Adult Education (AE) by individuals impact their life chances and well-being? To what extent does the overall level of AE activity matter at the country level for economic and social and well-being...

Trends in Higher Education (Australia)

Andrew Norton

Andrew Norton is the Higher Education Program Director at the Grattan Institute, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Major recent transitions in HE Domestic undergraduate enrollments surged between 2009 and 2014, with slower growth in subsequent years to 2017. The nearly 50 percent increase in commencing undergraduate enrollments since 2008 is a major...

Work and Unemployment in Youth (Australia)

Jenny Chesters

Jenny Chesters is Research Fellow at the Youth Research Centre, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne, Australia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Introduction In Australia, the employment landscape is changing as permanent full-time jobs are replaced by part-time and/or contract jobs creating a labor market characterized as precarious. Within the labor market, young people...