Schools and Lifelong Learning: The Importance of Schools as Core Centres for Learning in the Community
Chapman, Judith and Aspin, David. (2012) Schools and Lifelong Learning: The Importance of Schools as Core Centres for Learning in the Community. In Second International Handbook of Life Long Learning pp. 521 - 538 Springer.
|Authors||Chapman, Judith and Aspin, David|
In this chapter we have proposed a set of agenda for schools and school leaders, arising from the notion of lifelong learning and acknowledging the importance of schools as core centres for learning in the community, having a key function in the provision of an enduring basis for learning throughout people’s lives. We argue that the aims of this undertaking may be realised through: The provision of educational opportunities throughout life that adhere to such principles and policy objectives as economic efficiency and advance; social justice, social inclusion and democratic participation; and personal growth and fulfilment.
|Keywords||Young People; Lifelong Learning; Social Inclusion; School Leader; Moral Awareness|
|Page range||521 - 538|
|Book title||Second International Handbook of Life Long Learning|
|Place of publication||The Netherlands|
|Research Group||School of Education|
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