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Expanding and Intensifying Governance: The OECD in Education Policy

Anja P. Jakobi and Kerstin Martens

in Mechanisms of OECD Governance: International Incentives for National Policy-Making?

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199591145
eISBN:
9780191594601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591145.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter 8 analyzes the OECD's impact on education policy‐making. Despite its long‐term involvement in education policy, the organization has developed into a central actor in this field only ... More


Chances and Choices: Exploring the Impact of Music Education

Stephanie Pitts

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199838752
eISBN:
9780199950065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838752.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

This book considers the aims and impact of formative musical experiences, evaluating the extent to which music education of various kinds provides a foundation for lifelong involvement and interest ... More


Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Marcelo Parreira do Amaral, Siyka Kovacheva, and Xavier Rambla (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This comprehensive collection discusses topical issues essential to both scholarship and policy making in the realm of Lifelong Learning policies and how far they succeed in supporting young people ... More


The changing meanings of lifelong learning policies: consequences for young adults and their life courses

Tiago Neves, Natália Alves, Anna Cossetta, and Vlatka Domović

in Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0010
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Lifelong learning policies have multiple meanings. They change across time, space, theoretical perspectives, and the types of actors that seek to make sense of them. This poses challenges to ... More


A social investment perspective on lifelong learning: the role of institutional complementarities in the development of human capital and social participation

Yuri Kazepov, Ruggero Cefalo, and Mirjam Pot

in Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The chapter investigates the relationship between social investment (SI) and lifelong learning (LLL). First, we present and describe the SI and LLL perspectives, reviewing their foundations and main ... More


Social capital and lifelong learning

John Field

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346551
eISBN:
9781447303374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346551.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book confirms the significance of social capital as an analytical tool, while challenging the basis on which current policy is being developed. It offers a wealth of evidence on a topic which ... More


Reengineering Medical Education

David A. Davis

in Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions: Envisioning Health Care 2020

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262016032
eISBN:
9780262298957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016032.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

In the United States, health care reform calls for a realignment of physician roles to include (a) teamwork and interdisciplinary collaborative care, (b) continuing education and lifelong learning, ... More


Assuring successful lifelong learning: can neuroscience provide the key?

Christiane Spiel, Barbara Schober, Petra Wagner, and Monika Finsterwald

in Neuroscience in Education: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199600496
eISBN:
9780191739187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600496.003.0087
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Behavioral Neuroscience

The use of the term ‘neuro’ in scientific contexts has become more and more popular. Many politicians and practitioners, especially in the field of education, seem to believe that scientific work ... More


The Learning Society and people with learning difficulties

Sheila Riddell

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342232
eISBN:
9781447303886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342232.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

There is a growing concern about the social exclusion of a range of minority groups, including people with learning difficulties. Lifelong learning is seen as one of the central means of challenging ... More


Governing the normalisation of young adults through lifelong learning policies

Risto Rinne, Heikki Silvennoinen, Tero Järvinen, and Jenni Tikkanen

in Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Policies are based on – explicit and implicit – assumptions of well-functioning institutions, a prosperous economy, a good citizen, and so forth. In short, they have a vision of a desired society ... More


 Love Letters to the Dead: Immortal Gifts for the Lifelong Learner

Dorothy Lander and John Graham‐Pole

in Teaching Death and Dying

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335224
eISBN:
9780199868810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335224.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the “reflective practice” of letter-writing to the deceased. It reviews the literature of this unique form of epistolary communication, as a prelude to writing letters to the ... More


Development, Music, and Social Contact

Jay Schulkin

in Reflections on the Musical Mind: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157443
eISBN:
9781400849031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157443.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter examines normal neonatal orientation to sounds as well as developmental disorders that affect musical sensibility, including Williams syndrome, a form of hypersocial expression coupled ... More


Young adults as a target group of lifelong learning policies

Xavier Rambla, Dejana Bouillet, and Borislava Petkova

in Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0004
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Lifelong learning policies may construct target groups in two different ways. First, sometimes encompassing systems of lifelong learning policies implement programmes for specific social categories ... More


The effectiveness of lifelong learning policies on youth employment: do regional labour markets matter?

Queralt Capsada-Munsech and Oscar Valiente

in Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In a context of high youth unemployment rates, the employability agenda has dominated the design of European lifelong learning (LLL) policies. While the assumption of this agenda is that the causes ... More


Tackling vulnerability through lifelong learning policies?

Thomas Verlage, Valentina Milenkova, and Ana Bela Ribeiro

in Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter discusses different concepts of vulnerability and reviews the policies of European countries to overcome vulnerability. The main thesis is that the current situation gives rise to ... More


Lifelong learning and the wider European socioeconomic context

Sheila Riddell and Elisabet Weedon (eds)

in Lifelong learning in Europe: Equity and efficiency in the balance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300137
eISBN:
9781447307709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The aim of this chapter is to examine the relationship between lifelong learning systems and the wider socio-economic context in which they are located at national and European levels. It considers ... More


Are lifelong learning policies working for youth? Young people’s voices

Siyka Kovacheva, Judith Jacovkis, Sonia Startari, and Anna Siri

in Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

LLL policy programs and initiatives at the national and local level rarely begin by investigating the needs and aspirations of young participants, and even less opportunities are provided for young ... More


Conclusion: Navigating lifelong learning policies in Europe: impacting and supporting young adults’ life courses

Siyka Kovacheva, Xavier Rambla, and Marcelo Parreira do Amaral

in Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe: Navigating between Knowledge and Economy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447350361
eISBN:
9781447350699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350361.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The chapter takes stock of the insights produced in the different chapters of this collection and draws conclusions based on three theoretical perspectives that guided our analysis. Each of them ... More


Social connections and adult learning: survey evidence

John Field

in Social capital and lifelong learning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346551
eISBN:
9781447303374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346551.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter considers the issues of values and behaviour, based on survey data on people's attitudes towards learning, and the way that these can be associated with their engagement in wider sets of ... More


Neoliberal and inclusive themes in European lifelong learning policy

John Holford and Vida A.Mohorčič Špolar (eds)

in Lifelong learning in Europe: Equity and efficiency in the balance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300137
eISBN:
9781447307709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter presents an historical account of the evolution of the EU’s thinking and practice on lifelong learning. It examines the continuing tension between education for productivity, efficiency ... More


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