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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...

Conclusion

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...

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...

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...

Curricula: Domestic Higher Education (Kenya)

Mary W. Nasibi

Mary W. Nasibi is a senior lecturer at Kenyatta University, Kenya. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Designing, approving, and implementing HE Curricula Curriculum, as a concept, is derived from the Latin word currere that means to run. The term has been adopted as an English word since the early nineteenth century to mean to run a course....

Classics and Twenty-First-Century Skills

Arlene Holmes-Henderson

Arlene Holmes-Henderson is the postdoctoral researcher for the Classics in Communities project in the Faculty of Classics at the University of Oxford. Arlene has a wealth of professional experience from the classroom, having taught Classics in both Scotland and England for more than a decade. She has conducted comparative educational research in the USA, Australia and New Zealand and now provides expert advice to a number of international governments and qualification organisations in the field of language education policy. In addition to researching Classics education, she provides teacher training in schools around the world Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Forward with Classics : Classical Languages in Schools and Communities

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...This chapter explores the relationship between Classics and twenty-first-century skills. The first section focuses on the cultivation of skills through the study of Classics in schools. Literacy, communication skills and critical thinking...

The Myth of the Learning Society Revisited

International Perspectives on Higher Education : Challenging Values and Practice

Continuum, 2012

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...Introduction In this chapter we return to an analysis we put together in the mid-1990s, and which was published as an article entitled The Myth of the Learning Society (Hughes and Tight 1995). The topicality...