Global Perspectives on Adult Education and Learning Policy

  • Marcella Milana
  • Tom Nesbit

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxix
  2. Introduction: A Global Outlook on Adult Education and Learning Policies

  3. Europe and North America

  4. Sub-Saharan Africa, the Arab Region, Asia-Pacific

  5. Interstate and Transnational Organizations

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 252-254

About this book


The worldwide appearance and expression of adult education and lifelong learning have changed significantly during the past 20 years. This book explores recent changes in their related national and international policies, how they intersect with developments in higher education and how they may contribute to debates on citizenship and democracy.


Adult education adult learning lifelong learning higher education education policy international adult education Adult Learning democracy education European Union (EU) learning OECD Sample UNESCO

Editors and affiliations

  • Marcella Milana
    • 1
  • Tom Nesbit
    • 2
  1. 1.Aarhus UniversityDenmark
  2. 2.Simon Fraser UniversityCanada

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