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Lifelong Learning and a Growth Mindset can propel your Career

The pace of change is accelerating, and to succeed in any industry, and to be ready to participate in the next evolution of it, professionals must adopt habits and practices that empower lifelong learning. One challenge to lifelong learning is that … Continue reading

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The Knowledge Economy and Lifelong Learning: A Critical Reader

This book presents some of the most trenchant critical analyses of the widespread claims for the recent emergence of a knowledge economy and the attendant need for greater lifelong learning. The book contains two sections: first, general critiques of the … Continue reading

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Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential

Mindshift reveals how we can overcome stereotypes and preconceived ideas about what is possible for us to learn and become. At a time when we are constantly being asked to retrain and reinvent ourselves to adapt to new technologies and … Continue reading

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Managing Your Lifelong Learning

Searching Lifelong learning on Google returns 28 million results on Google, it is a commonly used term, but many people struggle managing their ongoing education. Knowledge workers are in higher demand than ever before. Being able to keep pace with … Continue reading

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To become a Learning Machine

I smile whenever I look at my university diploma hanging on the wall, because everything I learned then is no longer relevant now. Does it means that we should stop wasting all this energy, time and money on university? Not … Continue reading

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A Design Framework for Personal Learning Environments

Working in today’s organizations and undertaking the transformed work practices require knowledge workers who possess high-level mental competencies involving abstract and critical thinking and working with products such as information, knowledge and networks. This desire to generate more autonomous and … Continue reading

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Getting Better – on the “Performance Revolution”

The ethos that underlies all these performance revolutions is captured by the Japanese term kaizen, or continuous improvement. In a kaizen world, skill is not a static, fixed quality but the subject of ceaseless labor. This idea is more applicable … Continue reading

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The Confessing Society: Foucault, Confession and Practices of Lifelong Learning

Today, people are constantly encouraged to verbalise and disclose their “true” inner self to others, whether on TV shows, in newspapers, in family life or together with friends. Such encouragement to disclose the self has proliferated through discourses on lifelong … Continue reading

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Riding the Lines of Flight – Lifelong Learning as a Rhizome requires Rhizomatic Research

Thinking about the future of educational research requires a conceptual resource that is itself both imaginative and multiple and at the same time articulates a world with those self-same characteristics. This is provided by the work of Deleuze and Guattari.  … Continue reading

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Learning 2 Learn Handbook for Facilitators

Between November 2008 and October 2010, a European network of seven organisations has joined its efforts to develop, implement and analyse innovative approaches in the field of non-formal adult education aimed at the development of the competence enabling the learners … Continue reading

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