Learning a Living is a timely, engaging and original contribution to the debate over the relationship between education, innovation, work and the workforce. The acute concerns around rising unemployment, especially amongst the young (in the context of the global recession) will benefit from this authoritative contribution which highlights fresh thinking, inspiring practice, and ways of encouraging the spread of such practice. Valerie Hannon and colleagues at the Innovation Unit explore the major trends shaping education for work, highlights success stories from around the world and features interviews and portraits of key figures, pioneering thinkers and learners, all illustrated with outstanding photography by leading photojournalist, Reza. It identifies common themes of the successful programmes featured - vital to thinking about how to scale up. Initiatives covered include: Big Picture Learning, USA; Rising Sun Energy Centre, California, USA; La Bastilla Technical Agricultural School, Nicaragua; Lumiar Schools, Brazil; LOYAC, Kuwait; INJAZ, Morocco; Jordan Career Education Foundation (JCEF); Silver Human Resources Centre, Japan; South University of Science and technology of China (SUSTC); Infosys, India; BRAC, Bangladesh; Widows' Alliance Network (WANE), Ghana; Smallholders' Rural Radio, Nigeria; 2ie, Burkina Faso; Omnia, Finland.Learning a Living is a timely, engaging and original contribution to the debate over the relationship between education, innovation, work and the workforce.
|Title||:||Learning a Living|
|Author||:||Valerie Hannon, Sarah Gillinson, Leonie Shanks|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2013-01-03|