Beyond schooling: learning cities and adult education in the Global South

Rowell, C. and Osborne, M. (2020) Beyond schooling: learning cities and adult education in the Global South. In: London, M. (ed.) Oxford Handbook of Lifelong Learning. Second Edition. Oxford University Press: Oxford. ISBN 9780197506707 (doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780197506707.013.25)

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This chapter provides an overview of adult and lifelong education through the lens of the learning city, considering the history of this concept’s formation and the ways in which it is defined and evaluated, in particular in the global south. The chapter provides a number of examples as to what a learning city looks like in practice and includes a discussion regarding the ways in which learning cities have been actualized across the globe. The chapter concludes by emphasizing the value of creating networks and sharing initiatives, taking into account that this should recognize that learning city initiatives often have a local and place-specific context.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Osborne, Professor Michael and Rowell, Miss Carli
Authors: Rowell, C., and Osborne, M.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education
College of Social Sciences > School of Social and Political Sciences
Publisher:Oxford University Press

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