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Adult education and the ‘expressive functions' of voluntary organizations

Adult education and the ‘expressive functions' of voluntary organizations The Vocational Aspect of Education (Autumn 1975) Volume XXVII, No. 68, pp. 91-101 Adult Education and the "Expressive Functions' of Voluntary Organizations By BARRY ELSEY Lecturer in Adult Education, University of Nottingham greater willingness to explore different ways of Introduction Professional workers in adult education are providing a service. The obvious examples of this trend are adult education in conjunction with uncomfortably aware of the peripheral position of the service in present-day society. Politically it is community development projects or work in regarded as marginal, denied adequate resources deprived inner-city areas or work with dis- and is particularly vulnerable to financial cut-backs advantaged groups, such as illiterates. In this kind during periods of government economies [ 1 ]. The of work, the professional operates like a salesman indifferent reception given to the recent Russell in the business of knowledge and learning, taking Report by successive governments is the latest his wares to places and groups where education is a example of the marginality of adult education. As low priority in people's lives. By relating a provider of leisure-time facilities it fails to attract educational activity to the immediate needs and more than a small percentage of the adult interests http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Vocational Aspect of Education Taylor & Francis

Adult education and the ‘expressive functions' of voluntary organizations

The Vocational Aspect of Education , Volume 27 (68): 11 – Dec 1, 1975

Adult education and the ‘expressive functions' of voluntary organizations

The Vocational Aspect of Education , Volume 27 (68): 11 – Dec 1, 1975

Abstract

The Vocational Aspect of Education (Autumn 1975) Volume XXVII, No. 68, pp. 91-101 Adult Education and the "Expressive Functions' of Voluntary Organizations By BARRY ELSEY Lecturer in Adult Education, University of Nottingham greater willingness to explore different ways of Introduction Professional workers in adult education are providing a service. The obvious examples of this trend are adult education in conjunction with uncomfortably aware of the peripheral position of the service in present-day society. Politically it is community development projects or work in regarded as marginal, denied adequate resources deprived inner-city areas or work with dis- and is particularly vulnerable to financial cut-backs advantaged groups, such as illiterates. In this kind during periods of government economies [ 1 ]. The of work, the professional operates like a salesman indifferent reception given to the recent Russell in the business of knowledge and learning, taking Report by successive governments is the latest his wares to places and groups where education is a example of the marginality of adult education. As low priority in people's lives. By relating a provider of leisure-time facilities it fails to attract educational activity to the immediate needs and more than a small percentage of the adult interests

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Abstract

The Vocational Aspect of Education (Autumn 1975) Volume XXVII, No. 68, pp. 91-101 Adult Education and the "Expressive Functions' of Voluntary Organizations By BARRY ELSEY Lecturer in Adult Education, University of Nottingham greater willingness to explore different ways of Introduction Professional workers in adult education are providing a service. The obvious examples of this trend are adult education in conjunction with uncomfortably aware of the peripheral position of the service in present-day society. Politically it is community development projects or work in regarded as marginal, denied adequate resources deprived inner-city areas or work with dis- and is particularly vulnerable to financial cut-backs advantaged groups, such as illiterates. In this kind during periods of government economies [ 1 ]. The of work, the professional operates like a salesman indifferent reception given to the recent Russell in the business of knowledge and learning, taking Report by successive governments is the latest his wares to places and groups where education is a example of the marginality of adult education. As low priority in people's lives. By relating a provider of leisure-time facilities it fails to attract educational activity to the immediate needs and more than a small percentage of the adult interests

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The Vocational Aspect of EducationTaylor & Francis

Published: Dec 1, 1975

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