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'Globalization' has become a key shorthand for the times we live in. But, fashionable as the term is, it does sum up some of the important changes which are affecting life in all parts of the world today. And adult educators are having to come to terms with the processes involved and the implications for their own work. This book looks at the impact of globalization on adult education and training generally, and on women more specifically. AET strategies, including towards women, workplace training and the recognition of experiential learning are explored, as are participatory approaches in diverse contexts and countries. The contributors also focus on the notion of life-long learning, its meaning and how to go about giving effect to it.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781856495127
ISBN-10: 1856495124
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 135mm x 21mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Zed Books Ltd
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Shirley Walters

Shirly Walters is director of the Division for Lifelong Learning (DLL) and professor of adult and continuing education at the University of Western Cape.

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