Loots, C. and Osborne, M. and Seagraves, Liz (1998) Learning at work : work-based access to higher education. Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 46 (1). pp. 16-30. ISSN 0737-7363Full text not available in this repository. (Request a copy from the Strathclyde author)
The Learning at Work Project, funded by the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council, was initiated at the University of Stirling. It was developed in response to an awareness that many employed people, especially those on the shop floor, are excluded from access to higher education due to a number of situational, institutional and dispositional barriers. The Learning at Work Project seeks to provide a preparatory program for higher education that is negotiated as a tripartite agreement between employers, employeesand a university, and is based in and around the workplace. This article addresses the educational participation of adults from lower socio-economic backgrounds and the barriers they experience.
|Keywords:||higher education, learning, education, Scottish higher education, Learning at work, Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education , Education|
|Subjects:||Education > Special aspects of education > Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education|
|Department:||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Education > Education|
|Depositing user:||Mrs Liz Seagraves|
|Date Deposited:||28 Jul 2011 09:32|
|Last modified:||31 May 2016 00:03|