By John Field,Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha,Andrea Waxenegger
Universities and Engagement is a well timed and insightful ebook that examines what universities can give a contribution to their groups and economies via lifelong studying, an issue that is of accelerating significance to better schooling associations the world over.
The booklet will provide a solution to the query ‘What should be understood by way of college Lifelong studying today?’ by means of collating the paintings of experts from throughout Europe and past who've first-hand event within the box of collage engagement via carrying on with schooling. With a various diversity of craftsmanship from the united kingdom, eire, Germany, Finland, Malta, Belgium, New Zealand, Austria and the us, readers are assured a diversified and informative number of views in this vital topic.
Taken as an entire, the e-book offers a theoretical history for readers, drawing on contemporary examine and perform examples from numerous nations and institutional settings, in addition to demonstrating various conceptual ways, confirming the varied diversity of attainable options. Key subject matters coated include:
- research into coverage and perform;
- engaging with company and undefined;
- engaging with groups;
- engaging with an getting old society;
- active citizenship and local competitiveness.
Developed in collaboration with the ecu college carrying on with schooling community (EUCEN), Universities and Engagement is a useful contribution to investigate within the topic of lifelong studying. it will likely be of worth to lecturers, practitioners and execs with an curiosity in greater schooling and group administration, and may be fairly suited for these attracted to lifelong studying, grownup schooling and neighborhood development.