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Adult Education Community Development and Older People Releasing the Resource (Council of Europe Series) by Christopher Pilley

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Published by Cassell Academic .
Written in English


  • Adult & Continuing Education,
  • Care of the elderly,
  • Western Continental Europe,
  • Adult Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10320303M
ISBN 100304322636
ISBN 109780304322633

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Get this from a library! Adult education, community development and older people: releasing the resource. [Christopher Pilley; Council of Europe.]. Research in Rural Education, Volume 4, Number 3, Adult Education and Community Development in the West of Ireland MICHEAL s. 6 CINNEIDE, M.A., PH.D.I Community development is the goal of an innovative adult educational programme being provided on an extra-muralbasis by University College Galway throughout the West of Size: KB. Adult education and community development have always been difficult to define to the satisfaction of most scholars and practitioners. However, it is generally agreed that formal adult education is any organized learning activity designed for adult learners with goals and objectives under the direct sponsorship of an education agency or. The book begins with an overview and analysis of the conceptual, operational, and theoretical dimensions of adult education and the development of communities. The chapters that follow discuss issues ranging from theories of social change to the identification of community needs. At the heart of the work is a description and analysis of an Format: Hardcover.

Adult education is the practice of teaching and educating adults. Adult education can take place in the workplace, through 'extension' or 'continuing education ' courses at secondary schools, colleges or universities or within an environment suited to the purpose. The practice is often referred to as 'Training and Development' and is often associate with workforce or professional development. Describes and discusses adult education and community development in Nigeria, specifically in the Bendel State. Provides a brief history of adult education and community development and describes several programs, methods, and techniques. Highlights Author: Edwin Hamilton. Adult education, distinct from child education, is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or values. It can mean any form of learning adults engage in beyond traditional schooling, encompassing basic literacy to personal fulfillment as a lifelong learner. Health promotion for older adults living in the community is directed at interventions and services to prolong independence and functional status. This teaching strategy can be used to enhance the learning of students in beginning prelicensure nursing courses.

  Stage 1 comprises the first 96 credit points of the course. This includes 30 credit points in adult education, 30 credit points in community management and 36 credit points in Aboriginal studies. Stage 2 comprises 12 credit points in Aboriginal studies and 36 credit points in either adult education or community management in any combination. Publication date Note Cover title. "This International Seminar/Conference on 'The role of adult education in community development' was sponsored jointly by the Nigerian National Council for Adult Education (NNCAE) and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation of Western Germany"--P. 5. Adult Education and Development. 1, likes 6 talking about this. Yearly international publication on Adult Education and Development. Published by DVV International /5.   Older people's education 'neglected' This article is more than 11 years old Vast majority of education budget spent on under 25s, despite growing elderly population, says new report.