Towards lifelong education a new role for higher education institutions by Gareth L. Williams

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Published by Unesco in Paris .

Written in English

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  • Universities and colleges.,
  • Adult education.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementGareth Williams.
SeriesDevelopment of higher education
LC ClassificationsLB2324 .W54
The Physical Object
Pagination188 p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4290994M
ISBN 109231014498
LC Control Number78318383

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The book starts by defining lifelong education; how learning is done throughout an individual’s lifetime; and the relationship of lifelong education with educational practices and services. These topics are followed by the discussion of ideologies of lifelong education; the implementation of educational policies; and the methodologies involved in education Book Edition: 1.

The book starts by defining lifelong education; how learning is done throughout an individual’s lifetime; and the relationship of lifelong education with educational practices and services. These topics are followed by the discussion of ideologies of lifelong education; the implementation of educational policies; and the methodologies involved in education practices.

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