Adult education is the key to tackling some of Australia’s major challenges. Digital transformation, an ageing population and growing inequality are urgent challenges in Australia that adult education can solve according to Adult Learning Australia, the national peak body for adult and community education. The American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) is dedicated to the belief that lifelong learning contributes to human fulfillment and positive social change. We envision a more humane world made possible by the diverse practice of our members in helping adults acquire the knowledge, skills and values needed to lead.
Research on Adult Learners in College Classrooms. A number of studies have explored the characteristics of adult learners in the college classroom, providing substantial but not unqualified support for the assumptions linked to the theoretical frameworks of adult learning and development described above. May 09, 2013 · The Adult Learning Theory - Andragogy. Malcolm Shepherd Knowles (1913 – 1997) was an American educator well known for the use of the term Andragogy as synonymous to adult education. According to Malcolm Knowles, andragogy is the art and science of adult learning, thus andragogy refers to any form of adult learning. (Kearsley, 2010).Author: Christopher Pappas.
COLLO, the Coalition of Lifelong Learning Organizations, located in Washington, DC, is dedicated to bringing together leaders of adult and lifelong learning to "advance knowledge, find common ground, and take collective action to benefit adult learners in areas like access, cost, and removal of barriers to participation in education at all levels.". The Mission of the Mountain Plains Adult Education Association (MPAEA) is to support and promote lifelong learning in the Mountain Plains Region (Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and beyond).
> Adult Learners Adult Learners Whether you are advancing your career, or just want to develop a new skill or career path, EMCC has plenty of flexible options for an Adult Learner. Addressing the Needs of Adult Learners American Association of State Colleges and Universities Volume 3 u Number 2 u February 2006 In today’s workplace, lifelong learning has become a fact of life.