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Teachers and Trainers in Adult and Lifelong Learning

Asian and European Perspectives

by Regina Egetenmeyer (Volume editor) Ekkehard Nuissl (Volume editor)
Conference proceedings 224 Pages

Summary

What competences are needed in future by people working within adult and lifelong learning? What pathways of professionalisation are available to them in Europe and Asia? What are the actual effects of teacher training? What are the specific responsibilities of adult and continuing education teachers and trainers? The book focuses on teachers and trainers in lifelong learning and their professional development. Therefore it gives an insight into the state of the art of professional development in Southeast Asia, Europe, China and India. Furthermore, professionalisation in adult and lifelong learning is explored under the headings of the effects of teacher training, role-professionals, competences profiles and the question of responsibility. It also gives an insight into initiatives to professionalise the people working in adult and lifelong learning.

Details

Pages
224
ISBN (eBook)
9783653003208
Language
English
Publication date
2010 (November)
Published
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2010. 223 pp., num. fig. and tables

Biographical notes

Regina Egetenmeyer (Volume editor) Ekkehard Nuissl (Volume editor)

Regina Egetenmeyer is Professor for Lifelong Learning at the University of Mainz (Juniorprofessor). Her emphases of research are international and comparative adult educational research, informal learning in the workplace, and academic professionalisation in adult and lifelong learning. Ekkehard Nuissl is Scientific Director of the German Institute for Adult Education – Leibniz Centre for Lifelong Learning (DIE) and University Professor for adult education at the University of Duisburg-Essen. His emphases of research are teaching and learning, international educational policy, evaluation research and institutional research.

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