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The following document is part of a collection of papers that build on the UIL report Embracing a Culture of Lifelong Learning.

This paper by Tonic L. Maruatona holds that, although the Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states endorse lifelong learning as a useful framework for education and sustainable development, the region still lacks some basic foundations, including adequate lifelong learning policies and programmes to...

Author/Editor:
Maruatona, Tonic L.
Year of publication:
2021
No. of pages:
13

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The following document is part of a collection of papers that build on the UIL report Embracing a Culture of Lifelong Learning.

The history of education can be told as the story of its democratization. Against this backdrop, Eduardo Mendieta’s paper offers an overview of the impact of the publishing industry on the democratization and availability of education for greater numbers of people. It focuses on the development of the publishing sector and how...

Author/Editor:
Mendieta, Eduardo
Year of publication:
2021
No. of pages:
8

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The following document is part of a collection of papers that build on the UIL report Embracing a Culture of Lifelong Learning.

Neil Selwyn’s paper highlights the need to move beyond expectations of digital transformation and technological ‘solutionism’ when thinking about the futures of lifelong learning, and instead engage with the ‘messy’ realities of education and technology. In particular, the paper identifies four sociotechnical ‘...

Author/Editor:
Selwyn, Neil
Year of publication:
2021
No. of pages:
10

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The following document is part of a collection of papers that build on the UIL report Embracing a Culture of Lifelong Learning.

In view of rapid information technology development, promoting lifelong learning has become a compelling obligation of higher education. Taking the example of China, the paper by Sunny X. Niu and Heqing Liu proposes several strategies to rejuvenate teaching in higher education. These include revisiting the purpose of...

Author/Editor:
Niu, Sunny Xinchun; Liu, Heqing
Year of publication:
2021
No. of pages:
7

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The following document is part of a collection of papers that build on the UIL report Embracing a Culture of Lifelong Learning.

By maximizing human potential, lifelong learning holds the key to sustainability and to address the needs of the future argue Alicia M. Goodwill and Annabel Chen Shen-Hsing. Moreover, the science of lifelong learning, which has its foundations in brain development, degeneration and plasticity, provides the framework...

Author/Editor:
Goodwill, Alicia M.; Chen, Shen-Hsing Annabel
Year of publication:
2021
No. of pages:
11

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The following document is part of a collection of papers that build on the UIL report Embracing a Culture of Lifelong Learning.

Population ageing as one of the most significant demographic megatrends of the twenty-first century is the background of the paper by Abla M. Sibai and Hany Hachem. Opportunities to promote the participation and autonomy of older persons and strengthen their ‘reserve capacity’ – that is, their ability to respond to...

Author/Editor:
Sibai, Abla M.; Hachem, Hany
Year of publication:
2021
No. of pages:
9

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The following document is part of a collection of papers that build on the UIL report Embracing a Culture of Lifelong Learning.

In light of the ever-expanding and increasingly diverse learning opportunities available today, Daniel Baril’s paper argues for a more holistic and systematic approach to guide education policy debate to address current and future challenges. The framework of lifelong learning captures the complexity of learning...

Author/Editor:
Baril, Daniel
Year of publication:
2021
No. of pages:
10

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The following document is part of a collection of papers that build on the UIL report Embracing a Culture of Lifelong Learning.

Both contemporary systemic crises and technological innovation invite us to rethink the ways in which we share information, learn, and work together to find solutions to individual, local and global challenges, contend Gaëll Mainguy, Marie-Cécile Naves and François Taddei in their paper. The Covid-19 pandemic has...

Author/Editor:
Mainguy, Gaëll; Naves, Marie-Cécile; Taddei, François
Year of publication:
2021
No. of pages:
9

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The following document is part of a collection of papers that build on the UIL report Embracing a Culture of Lifelong Learning.

Walter Leal Filho’s paper presents lifelong learning as a tool to foster human and planetary sustainability. It introduces the practices that pose the biggest threat to people and the planet, and elaborates on different factors – such as the role of local and global citizenship for maintaining healthy ecosystems –...

Author/Editor:
Leal Filho, Walter
Year of publication:
2021
No. of pages:
11

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The following document is part of a collection of papers that build on the UIL report Embracing a Culture of Lifelong Learning.

The paper by Jim Ogg sets out the main challenges for lifelong learning in ageing societies. The context is Europe, where there is an urgent need to increase the availability of vocational training in the workplace, particularly in relation to digitalization and new technologies. Acquiring digital skills can help...

Author/Editor:
Ogg, Jim
Year of publication:
2021
No. of pages:
10

Available from UIL's Library in English.