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Rethinking Work and Learning

Rethinking Work and Learning

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Foreword Alan Mayne Acknowledgments Chapter 1, Introduction: challenges in adult and vocational education for social sustainability Peter Willis, Stephen McKenzie, and Roger Harris Part I: Social sustainability perspectives in adult and vocational education Chapter 2, Advancing social sustainability through vocational education and training John Fien and David Wilson Chapter 3, An ecology for the fourth pillar: imaginal learning for social sustainability in AVE Peter Willis Chapter 4, The historical contribution of AVE to social sustainability in Australia Roger Harris Chapter 5, The language of longing: rationality, morality, and experience in education for sustainability Aidan Davison Part II: Foundations for social sustainability in adult and vocational education Chapter 6, Educating for a sustainable democracy Michael Newman Chapter 7, Transformative learning and AVE for social sustainability Patricia Cranton Chapter 8, Education, religion, sustainability, and dialogue Chris Provis Chapter 9, The role of religion in education for social sustainability Heather Foster Part III: Creating spaces for social sustainability in adult and vocational education Chapter 10, Claiming sustainable space: families, communities, and learning, an auto/biographical perspective Linden West Chapter 11, Health literacy and AVE for social sustainability Kay Price Chapter 12, Education in post-conflict environments: pathways to sustainable peace? Rebecca Spence Chapter 13, Social sustainability and activation strategies with unemployed young adults Danny Wildemeersch Part IV: Adult and vocational education for social sustainability in action Chapter 14, Chasing the vultures off the roof: AVE for living in Sierra Leone Astrid Von Kotze Chapter 15, The contribution of non-formal adult education to sustainability: policy implications from case studies in the Asia-Pacific region Richard G. Bagnall Chapter 16, Community adult learning contributions to social sustainability in the Asia-South Pacific region: the role of ASPBAE Bernie Lovegrove and Anne Morrison Chapter 17, Birds learn to swim and fish learn to fly: lessons from the Philippines on AVE for social sustainability Edicio dela Torre Chapter 18, Breaking the silence: exploring spirituality in secular professional education in Australia Joanna Crossman Chapter 19, Waldorf Schools as communities of practice for AVE and social sustainability Tom Stehlik Chapter 20, Conclusion. AVE for social sustainability: where to from here? Stephen McKenzie Contributors Index

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Product Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781402089633
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publisher Imprint: Springer
  • Depth: 25
  • Height: 234 mm
  • No of Pages: 274
  • Series Title: Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Con
  • Sub Title: Adult and Vocational Education for Social Sustainability
  • Width: 156 mm
  • ISBN-10: 1402089635
  • Publisher Date: 02 Feb 2009
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Edition: 2009 ed.
  • Language: English
  • Returnable: N
  • Spine Width: 18 mm
  • Weight: 598 gr

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