|About the book|
This book provides an up-to-date and critical analysis of contemporary issues and debates in the lifelong learning sector (LLS) The themes are presented in an accessible format, and are underpinned by recent research as well as policy analysis. The authors examine significant issues in the LLS today including inclusive practice, the employability agenda, the curriculum in the LLS and research-led teaching.
There are practical strategies and reflective tasks that encourage readers to become critical, questioning practitioners. Other helpful features include:
|About the authors|
Vicky Duckworth is Senior Lecturer in post-compulsory education and course leader for the full-time PCET at Edge Hill University, UK. She is currently completing a PhD in educational research at Lancaster University, which focuses on adult basic skills.
Jonathan Tummons is Senior Lecturer in education at Teesside University, UK. He is currently completing an ESRC funded PhD at Lancaster University, which focuses on assessment practice in higher education.
|Table of contents|
The changing face of the lifelong learning sector
Widening participation and inclusive practice
Policy and practice in the lifelong learning sector
Embedding literacy, numeracy and information and communication technology
The employability agenda
Exploring the curriculum in the lifelong learning sector
Research-led teaching in the lifelong learning sector
Working in the lifelong learning sector