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Selected IRE articles on lifelong learning available for free download

8 November 2016

The International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning (IRE) has made ten recently published articles available for free download. These articles reflect the depth, breadth and value of research into lifelong learning, and demonstrate the recent shift of the journal’s thematic focus from mainly comparative education to including lifelong learning. IRE’s editor has carefully selected the articles to represent current and pertinent regional and global themes. They can be accessed and downloaded subscription-free from the publisher’s website at Springer. This promotion runs for two months, from 20 October to 20 December 2016.

The following articles are featured in this promotion:

1. Educating the adult brain: How the neuroscience of learning can inform educational policy (by Victoria C. P. Knowland and Michael S. C. Thomas)

2. Livelihood planning and career guidance in Palestine and the broader MENA region (by Ronald G. Sultana)

3. Freire, literacy and emancipatory gender learning (by Nelly P. Stromquist)

4. Changing societies and four tasks of schooling: Challenges for strongly differentiated educational systems (by Herman G. van de Werfhorst)

5. Humanisme : inventer l’avenir (by Federico Mayor)

6. Lifelong literacy: Some trends and issues in conceptualising and operationalising literacy from a lifelong learning perspective (by Ulrike Hanemann)

7. Literacy in the 21st century: Towards a dynamic nexus of social relations (by Aaron Benavot)

8. Pathways from adult education to well-being: The Tuijnman model revisited (by Andrew Jenkins and Richard D. Wiggins)

9. Skills development in the informal sector in India: The case of street food vendors (by Matthias Pilz, Gengaiah Uma and Rengan Venkatram)

10. Lifelong learning: Foundational models, underlying assumptions and critiques (by Kapil Dev Regmi)

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