The third Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE III) is released as the international community embarks on working towards the goals outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
‘Higher education through distance education has a big potential to make learning and education more accessible, effective and inclusive for adult learners. The final IDEAL report provides a good knowledge base for increased cooperation and dialogue between stakeholders across the European Union,’ Arne Carlsen, UIL Director.
'A large number of adult learners are still facing institutional and situational barriers to access distance education in European higher education institutions.
The Impact of Distance Education on Adult Learning (IDEAL) project has just published the second of three study reports, focusing on the social profile of adults enrolled in distance education. The third report will be published in February 2015.
The IDEAL project, funded by the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union, seeks to examine how higher education institutions can and do contribute to adult learning by way of distance education.
This book analyses the cultural factors that influence the characteristics, behaviour and thinking of adult learners from the perspective of psychology. It emphasizes the collective orientation of African cultures and the view of the self vis- à-vis interdependent relationships within a community.
This book presents key concepts, information and principles to support the practice of adult education in African contexts.