International Organizations and Lifelong Learning: From Global Agendas to Policy Diffusion by A. JakobiInternational Organizations and Lifelong Learning: From Global Agendas to Policy Diffusion by A. Jakobi

International Organizations and Lifelong Learning: From Global Agendas to Policy Diffusion

byA. Jakobi

Hardcover | October 9, 2009

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In recent years, lifelong learning has become one of the most prominent education policy goals. This book shows how international organizations have promoted this idea and disseminated the need for it to countries all over the world. As a consequence of their activity, lifelong learning has become a central element of modern education policy.This book analyzes the global spread of lifelong learning policies since the 1970s, emphasizing the role of international organizations.
ANJA P. JAKOBI is Senior Researcher at the TranState Research Center at University of Bremen, Germany.
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Title:International Organizations and Lifelong Learning: From Global Agendas to Policy DiffusionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:October 9, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230579361

ISBN - 13:9780230579361

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Global Interest in Education Policy *  Tracing Global Governance: Policy Development in an International Arena * World Time: International Developments in Education Policy from the 1970s to the 1990s * World Action: International Networks for Promoting Lifelong Learning * Consequences: National Lifelong Learning Agendas * Implications: A Tool for Progress and a Symbol of Modernity * Conclusions: Studying Global Policy Development