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a course (via lectures or correspondence) for adults who are not otherwise engaged in formal study

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Other authors have attempted to define adult learning by distinguishing it from pre-adult schooling.
Addysg Oedolion Cymru/ Adult Learning Wales placed Coleg Harlech up for sale by formal tender last year following its closure in 2017.
In this edition of the Journal the first three papers focus on adult learning in various sites of education in Australia: higher education, social movement learning in an environmental campaign and an active citizenship education program in South Australia.
Partners in Adult Learning parents and families worked hard to make this a special event in a new location.
Calderdale Adult Learning (CAL) provides a wide range of learning activities and courses, including the chance to gain important qualifications in subjects like English and maths, and improve vital digital skills.
Addysg Oedolion Cymru/ Adult Learning Wales is the result of the merger of the WEA (Workers' Educational Association) in north and south Wales, Coleg Harlech, and YMCA Wales Community College.
Newer research on adult learning accounts for individual differences among adults, learning situations, sociocultural diversity among learners, and translating andragogical principles to online course design.
Celebrating the Value of Adult Learning, which takes place on Wednesday, represents Welsh awarding body Agored Cymru's commitment to sharing and supporting lifelong learning.
Groen and Kawalilak present students, academics, educators, and general-interest readers with a collection of professional and educational narratives focused on continuing education and a comprehensive overview of the historical and theoretical underpinnings of adult education and adult learning. The authors have organized the ten chapters that make up the main body of the text in four parts devoted to interpreting stories on the pathways of learning, navigating the landscape of philosophy and history, exploring the terrain of learning by learning about learning, and engaging in learning contexts and praxis.
Northumberland County Council's Adult Learning Service is offering a wide variety of courses from vocational and academic qualifications to learning new hobbies or skills.
How an adult learns is best explained through the principles of adult learning, learning styles, and generational differences in learning.
ISLAMABAD -- A three Master trainers team has trained thirteen trainers from seven power distribution companies in modern training methods regarding adult learning and safety.
APPRENTICES, employers, learners and tutors gathered together for a night of recognition for outstanding achievements in adult learning.
Yadav came to this country to become a better doctor, and the door to his medical residency turned out to be through the Worcester public schools' Adult Learning Center.
This work looks at older adult learning in light of recent debates, policies, and research.
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