As Norman Longworth shows in this book, lifelong learning has now become a rapidly developing reality. Learning communities, where business and industry, schools, colleges, universities, professional organizations and local government co-operate and build a dynamic new environment to foster learning, are springing up throughout the world. Using many concrete examples of learning communities that are already adapting for the future. Norman Longworth also describes the circumstances under which lifelong learning can help cities, towns and regions to design and implement strategies for change. Packed with case studies and vital insights into the world of learning communities, the book provides a highly readable and thought-provoking glimpse of the future of learning within society and the city.The plans have been drawn up by the Welsh Office minister as part of the governmenta#39;s wel- fare-to-work scheme. The scheme for the young unemployed was announced in April and extended in September to those over 24 who have beenanbsp;...
|Title||:||Making Lifelong Learning Work|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 1999|