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Education & Skills Today: Closing the gap between education and employment

Education & Skills Today: Closing the gap between education and employment | Adult learning | Scoop.it
Employer engagement in education and training has become a hot topic for policy makers and practitioners around the world.
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Storytelling: How To Tell Great Stories That Engage EVERYONE

Storytelling is having that ability to captivate one person or a group of people with an engaging narrative that charms them, that makes them feel like THE
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How an afternoon nap can boost your language learning | Knowridge Science Report

How an afternoon nap can boost your language learning | Knowridge Science Report | Adult learning | Scoop.it
One important part of language learning is to make associations among new words. This requires consolidation, a process can strengthen memories and make them stable.
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12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That are the Most Exciting Right Now — Emerging Education Technologies

12 Emerging Educational Uses of Technology That are the Most Exciting Right Now — Emerging Education Technologies | Adult learning | Scoop.it
As we Enter a new School Year, Which Uses of Technology Hold the Most Promise to Impact Learning? Well, it’s that time of year again … the start of a new school year.
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House prices to blame for young adults moving back with parents, says Aviva

House prices to blame for young adults moving back with parents, says Aviva | Adult learning | Scoop.it
Four million grown-up children are expected to be living with their parents by 2025 due to the lack of affordable housing, a new report has suggested. It is an extra million on top of current levels.
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Motivating adults: what is andragogy? | Higher Education Teaching and Learning

Motivating adults: what is andragogy? | Higher Education Teaching and Learning | Adult learning | Scoop.it
Way back in 2015, I thought it would be relevant to discuss Andragogy and the work of Malcolm Knowles on the subject, in a webinar that I delivered as part of Adult Learners week.
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Distance Education: 5 Ways To Engage Adult Learners - e-Learning Feeds

Distance Education: 5 Ways To Engage Adult Learners - e-Learning Feeds | Adult learning | Scoop.it
When we look at why distance education has become so popular, it could be any number of reasons; but for adult learners, how can you keep them engaged over
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Leading historian and adult education pioneer Lord Briggs dies aged 94

Leading historian and adult education pioneer Lord Briggs dies aged 94 | Adult learning | Scoop.it
Lord Asa Briggs, one of Britain's leading historians and a pioneer of adult education, has died. Lord Briggs of Lewes, 94, worked at the Second World Wa
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How Generation Z is changing the tech world

How Generation Z is changing the tech world | Adult learning | Scoop.it
Sorry, millennials, you're already obsolete - a younger generation is now setting the pace in social media
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A Bloom's Digital Taxonomy For Evaluating Digital Tasks

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A Bloom's Digital Taxonomy For Evaluating Digital Tasks
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For Adults, Lifelong Learning Happens The Old Fashioned Way

For Adults, Lifelong Learning Happens The Old Fashioned Way | Adult learning | Scoop.it
Even after high school or college, Americans keep on learning. While online tools make this easier than ever, a new study finds the vast majority of adults prefer taking classes in physical places.
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A prison education saved me from a lifetime behind bars

A prison education saved me from a lifetime behind bars | Adult learning | Scoop.it
Why reforms to treat prisoners as 'assets' rather than 'liabilities' is a step in the right direction.
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Lifelong Learning Platform: Recommendations on validation of non-formal and informal learning - EPALE - European Commission

Lifelong Learning Platform: Recommendations on validation of non-formal and informal learning - EPALE - European Commission | Adult learning | Scoop.it
Lifelong Learning Platform: Recommendations on validation of non-formal and informal learning - Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe
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7 Best Practices to Create e-Learning Courses For Digital Immigrants

7 Best Practices to Create e-Learning Courses For Digital Immigrants | Adult learning | Scoop.it
In this article, learn 7 best practices for creating an effective e-learning course for members of your audience that did not grow up with or are native to the technology that we know and love today.
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Teach girls bravery, not perfection

Teach girls bravery, not perfection | Adult learning | Scoop.it
We're raising our girls to be perfect, and we're raising our boys to be brave, says Reshma Saujani, the founder of Girls Who Code.
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How trees talk to each other

How trees talk to each other | Adult learning | Scoop.it
"A forest is much more than what you see," says ecologist Suzanne Simard. Her 30 years of research in Canadian forests have led to an astounding discovery -- trees talk, often and over vast distances.
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Comment on Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning by Marilyn Bader-Nesse

Comment on Why Emotions Are Integral to Learning by Marilyn Bader-Nesse | Adult learning | Scoop.it
I hope someday the school system will honor the fact that children learn differently and to create success and passion for learning will come when they generate a system that those teachers that learn in that way; i.e.: auditory or sensory, etc.
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More Young Adults Live With Parents Than Not—for the First Time in 130 Years

More Young Adults Live With Parents Than Not—for the First Time in 130 Years | Adult learning | Scoop.it
Millennials have come of age amid the bursting of the housing bubble, perpetual war and the Great Recession.
Live with your parents, again?
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Distance Education: 5 Ways To Engage Adult Learners - eLearning Industry | Educación a Distancia y TIC

Distance Education: 5 Ways To Engage Adult Learners - eLearning Industry | Educación a Distancia y TIC | Adult learning | Scoop.it
Want to know how to engage Adult Learners in distance education? Check 5 ways for engaging Adult Learners in distance education. | Educación a Distancia y TIC
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SOCRATES AS A TEAHER OF ADULT EDUCATION by Aris Michopoulos, Hellenic College

SOCRATES AS A TEAHER OF ADULT EDUCATION                                                                                by Aris Michopoulos, Hellenic College | Adult learning | Scoop.it
I recently had the good fortune to read the book, Socrates as a Teacher for Adult Education and Lifelong Learning in the Athenian Society by doctor Monica A. Papas of Athens, Greece.
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Technology in Education: An Overview - Education Week

Technology in Education: An Overview - Education Week | Adult learning | Scoop.it
From blended learning to computerized testing, digital and online technologies are reshaping the classroom experience for millions of students.
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How museums learned to stop worrying and love the digital world

How museums learned to stop worrying and love the digital world | Adult learning | Scoop.it
How about a selfie with the Oracle of Delphi? Museums are targeting new audiences by embracing all forms of digital media.
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JPay’s KA Lite education app for inmates helps rehabilitate prisoners

JPay’s KA Lite education app for inmates helps rehabilitate prisoners | Adult learning | Scoop.it
Beyond removing dangerous individuals from society, there is also a need for prisons to rehabilitate inmates, preparing them for life beyond the bars.
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LGBTI study: ‘You still get a lot of negative slurs’

LGBTI study: ‘You still get a lot of negative slurs’ | Adult learning | Scoop.it
Ciara Sheehan and Daniel Zagorsky say life is improving for gay teens but more must be done
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Draft UNESCO Recommendation on Adult Learning & Education published - EPALE - European Commission

Draft UNESCO Recommendation on Adult Learning & Education published - EPALE - European Commission | Adult learning | Scoop.it
Draft UNESCO Recommendation on Adult Learning & Education published - Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe
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