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Adult Learning and Education in International Contexts: Future Challenges for its Professionalization

Comparative Perspectives from the 2016 Würzburg Winter School


Regina Egetenmeyer, Sabine Schmidt-Lauff and Vanna Boffo

This volume analyses adult education and lifelong learning as international phenomena, which have a strong influence on professionals working in this field. Based on the 2016 Würzburg Winter School, the book identifies influences on policy at local, national and international levels. It examines the internationalization of adult education and emphasizes the emergence of different dimensions of professionalism in adult education.

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Names: Egetenmeyer, Regina, editor. | Schmidt-Lauff, Sabine, editor. | Boffo, Vanna, editor. Title: Adult learning and education in international contexts : future challenges for its professionalization : comparative perspectives from the 2016 Wurzburg Winter School / Regina Egetenmeyer, Sabine Schmidt-Lauff, Vanna Boffo (Eds.). Description: Frankfurt am Main : Peter Lang, 2017. | Series: Studies in pedagogy, andragogy, and gerontagogy, ISSN 0934-3695 ; Vol. 69 | Includes bibliographical references. Identifiers: LCCN 2017001535| ISBN 9783631678756 | ISBN 9783653070460 (E-PDF) | ISBN 9783631718803 (EPUB) | ISBN 9783631718810 (MOBI) Subjects: LCSH: Adult education—Cross-cultural studies. | Continuing education—Cross-cultural studies. Classification: LCC LC5215 .A3486 2017 | DDC 374—dc23 LC record available at

This book has been fundet with support of the Human Dynamics Centre of Julius-Maximilian-University Würzburg

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