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Neoliberal and inclusive themes in European lifelong learning policy

Edited by John Holford and Vida A.Mohorčič Špolar

in Lifelong learning in Europe

Published by Policy Press

Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9781447300137
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781447307709 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781447300137.003.0003
Neoliberal and inclusive themes in European lifelong learning policy

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This chapter presents an historical account of the evolution of the EU’s thinking and practice on lifelong learning. It examines the continuing tension between education for productivity, efficiency and competitiveness on the one hand, and education for broader personal development and social inclusion on the other.

Keywords: Lifelong learning; Neoliberalism; Social inclusion

Chapter.  9872 words. 

Subjects: Occupations, Professions, and Work

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