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Author Hannon, Valerie, author

Title Learning a living : radical innovation in education for work / Valerie Hannon, Sarah Gillinson, Leonie Shanks ; photographed by Reza
Published London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013
London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2013


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 MELB  370.113 Han/Lal  AVAILABLE
Description 159 pages : color chiefly illustrations, map ; 27 cm
Contents Waking up to a new world -- The three elements -- The fundamentals -- The bigger picture -- The next frontier -- Unlocking the value of learning -- The whole picture -- Learning a living
Summary Learning a living is a timely contribution to the debate over the relationship between education, innovation, work and the workforce. The acute concerns around rising unemployment in a global recession have sharpened focus on how we prepare young people for the rapidly changing world of work
Notes The 15 programs featured in the book: 2iE, Burkina Faso ; Big Picture Learning, USA and worldwide ; BRAC, Bangladesh and worldwide ; Infosys, India ; Al Jisr School-Business Partnerships, Morocco ; InnoOmnia, Finland ; Jordan Career Education Foundation (JCEF), Jordan ; La Bastilla Technical Agricultural School, Nicaragua ; Lothan Youth Achievement Centre (LoYAC), Kuwait ; Lumiar Schools, Brazil ; Rising Sun Energy Centre, California ; Silver Human Resource Centres, Japan ; Smallholder Famers Rural Radio, Nigeria ; South University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTC) ; Widow's Alliance Network (WANE), Ghana (p. 153)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes In English
Subject World Innovation Summit for Education, issuing body, sponsor
World Innovation Summit for Education.
Career education.
Vocational education.
Young adults -- Education.
Author Reza, 1952-
Gillinson, Sarah, author
Shanks, Leonie, author
ISBN 1780937547 (paperback)
Other Titles Radical innovation in education for work