Daily Archives: November 24, 2010

Lifelong learning: signs, discourses, practices

Lifelong learning: signs, discourses, practices   This text explores the different ways in which the various social practices in which people participate becomes signed as learning, how and why that occurs and with what consequences. It takes seriously the linguistic … Continue reading

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A democracy we can eat: a livelihoods approach to TVET policy and provision

Read In Southern Africa, theories of adult education have remained modelled on imported paradigms. The urgency of particularly the first of the Millennium Development Goals, ‘to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger’ generally translates into policy and provision of skills training … Continue reading

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Lessons to be Learned from Paulo Freire as Education is being Taken Over by the Mega Rich

Lessons to Be Learned From Paulo Freire as Education Is Being Taken Over by the Mega Rich Read also : Access, Retention, and Success in Higher Education Around the World Subprime Opportunity: The Unfulfilled Promise of For-Profit Colleges and Universities … Continue reading

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Subprime Opportunity: The Unfulfilled Promise of For-Profit Colleges and Universities

Three years after the U.S. housing market collapse, our country continues to suffer the effects of misplaced priorities and weak regulation of subprime mortgage lenders. Meanwhile, as a new report from The Education Trust warns, the most vulnerable Americans are … Continue reading

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