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Coordination Problems in Adult Learning Systems

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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...A number of coordination problems arise in the context of Adult Learning Systems (ALS). How these are approached depends on the prevailing sociopolitical conditions discussed in Chapter 1 as well as the coordinating models...

Study Groups and Service-Learning: A Framework for Discussion to Engage Pre-Service Teachers

Service-Learning and Educating in Challenging Contexts : International Perspectives

Continuum, 2012

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...Introduction This chapter offers an in-depth narrative on how...

Introduction

Timothy Murphy

Timothy Murphy is Lecturer in Educational Research and Policy at the University of Limerick, Ireland. He is on the Board of Advisors at the International Center for Service-Learning in Teacher Education (ICSLTE). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jon Tan

Service-Learning and Educating in Challenging Contexts : International Perspectives

Continuum, 2012

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...Within this volume, there are a number of key themes that resonate throughout and can be represented by many, if not all, of the authors who have contributed. What is clear is that taking a Service-Learning oriented approach offers...

Children’s participation: radio as a medium in Ghana

Children as Decision Makers in Education : Sharing Experiences Across Cultures

Continuum, 2010

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...Introduction One of the benefits of involving children in decision-making is that they can offer a different perspective and inputs than adults, which might make public issues relevant to them...

Community Involvement and Public Engagement in Early Childhood Education (Australia)

Libby Lee-Hammond

Libby Lee-Hammond is Associate Professor at Murdoch University, Western Australia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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...Understanding community involvement in ECE settings The provision of early years education and care in Australia is governed by several significant policy documents. The most notable is Being, Belonging and Becoming: The Early Years...

Schooling, Pedagogical Imaginaries, and Latin American Childhoods in El Chavo del 8

Nicolás Arata

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Daniel Friedrich

Daniel Friedrich is Associate Professor of Curriculum at Teachers College, Columbia University, USA. He is the author of Democratic Education as a Curricular Problem (2014) and co-editor of a special issue of Education Policy Analysis Archives on the global network Teach For All (with Rolf Straubhaar). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Resonances of El Chavo del Ocho in Latin American Childhood, Schooling, and Societies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The different ways of living and going through childhood in Latin America have constituted a deep pool of experiences in which—as explained by Susana Sosenski and Elena Jackson Albarrán (2012)—one can find plenty of images linked...

Thinking About Citizenship

Lee Jerome

Lee Jerome is Associate Professor of Education at Middlesex University, UK. He has taught in schools, universities and NGOs for over 20 years and has also worked with a range of NGOs including the Association for Citizenship Teaching, BBC and UNICEF to support high quality education. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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England’s Citizenship Education Experiment : State, School and Student Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

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...Citizenship and contemporary politics All modern governments face a bewildering array of decisions about so many aspects of our lives that it is often difficult to keep track of policy and legislation. To take some of the most significant...

Undergraduate Education in South Africa

Changing Higher Education for a Changing World

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Introduction Examining the contribution that undergraduate education makes to South African society involves engaging in debates about the anticipated and actual relations between higher education and society. These debates often focus...

Student Attitudes to Languages Study

Ken Cruickshank

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Ken Cruickshank is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Stephen Black

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Stephen Black is Senior Researcher in the School of Education, University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Honglin Chen

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Honglin Chen is Associate Professor in TESOL in the School of Education, University of Wollongong, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Linda Tsung

Linda Tsung is Associate Professor in Chinese Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The University of Sydney, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jan Wright

Jan Wright is Emeritus Professor in the School of Education, University of Wollongong, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Language Education in the School Curriculum : Issues of Access and Equity

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...While parents and teachers are clearly influential in students’ choices of subjects in schools, ultimately it is the students’ perceptions of how languages study works for them or not that makes the difference in what they choose when...

Conceptions of Childhood in the Vecindad

Resonances of El Chavo del Ocho in Latin American Childhood, Schooling, and Societies

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...The co-editors would like to thank Sarah van den Berg for her assistance editing this chapter. Introduction Screenwriter, director, and actor Roberto Gómez Bolaños (Chespirito) cast the lives of characters on the margins...