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Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) represents a post-conflict society that faces innumerable challenges in promoting social cohesion in the aftermath of the long years of inter-ethnic conflict. This situation illustrates the critical importance of strengthening the governance of the education and...

In Austria, the development of a national strategy for validation of non-formal and informal learning, including all sectors, started only very recently in 2013. In 2015, a consultation document for the national validation strategy, including key objectives and measures, was published and a...

The Republic of Korea’s demand for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) through its Academic Credit Bank System (ACBS) and Lifelong Learning Account System (LLAS), derives from socio-economic developments such as demographic changes and the emerging knowledge-based economy (Lee et al., 2010). In...

Literacy is quintessential for developing further skills. When literacy opportunities are developed and provided within a lifelong perspective, they are more likely to meet their purpose, establishing the base for sustainable societies. Creating opportunities for youth and adults to receive...

Volume 62, Issue 6, pp 689–709

Authors: Margaret Giles ( School of...

Volume 62, Issue 6, pp 771–790

Authors: Irene White ( School of Human Development, Institute of Education, ...

Volume 62, Issue 6, pp 751–770

Author: David Post ( Department of Education Policy Studies, ...

Volume 62, Issue 6, pp 671–688

Author: Taeko Takayanagi (Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney)

Abstract

This study investigates the activities of a village-based literacy centre in Kenya and explores the benefits of community development activities on...