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EEN706 - Lifelong Learning

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Student must be enrolled in course E500, E592, E700 or E792

Unit chair:

Jennifer Angwin





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


Topics to be addressed in this unit include:

  • Lifelong learning policies in local, national and global contexts
  • From UNESCO to a classroom near you - implications of policy for practice
  • Shifting discourses of responsibility and individual agency in lifelong learning
  • Discourses of 'risk' in post-compulsory education and training
  • National and international approaches to lifelong learning
  • Lifelong learning and new vocationalism - learning for what?


Essay which involves a critical analysis of three dimensions of lifelong learning policies, 3000 words, 50%


Essay which involves a critical analysis of lifelong learning in practice in relation to the theoretical perspectives and in a particular context, 3000 words, 50%

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