Adult Education

Adult education, distinct from child education, is a practice in which adults engage in systematic and sustained self-educating activities in order to gain new forms of knowledge, skills, attitudes, or values. It can mean any form of learning adults engage in beyond traditional schooling, encompassing basic literacy to personal fulfillment as a lifelong learner.In particular, adult education reflects a specific philosophy about learning and teaching based on the assumption that adults can and want to learn, that they are able and willing to take responsibility for the learning, and that the learning itself should respond to their needs.Driven by what …

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Lotus Wind Power Project: Phong Huy Initial Environmental Examination

ADB · 15 March 2021 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated March …

indicators for measuring level of deprivation: (1) adult education; (2) child school attendance; (3) accessibility


Lotus Wind Power Project: Phong Huy Initial Environmental Examination

ADB · 15 March 2021 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated March …

indicators for measuring level of deprivation: (1) adult education; (2) child school attendance; (3) accessibility


Education and the New European Bauhaus

EPRS · 5 March 2021 English

The New European Bauhaus initiative is a vast cooperation project combining sustainability with wellbeing. Inspired by a design movement that was the offshoot of an educational project, the Commission's initiative …

study programmes. It also organises a special adult education centre for construction workers on new energy-saving


Racial and Ethnic Equity Gaps in Postsecondary Career and Technical Education: Considerations …

Urban Institute · 4 March 2021 English

High-quality career and technical education programs offered by community and technical colleges can offer students a path to well-paying careers. Many of these programs shifted online because of the coronavirus …

such as through dual-enrollment programs with adult education (Couch 2018) ◼ assessing program cost, including


Income Dynamics in Sweden 1985-2016

NBER · 4 March 2021 English

This paper analyzes earnings inequality and earnings dynamics in Sweden over 1985–2016. The deep recession in the early 1990s marks a historic turning point with a massive increase in earnings …

late 1990s reflects the largest expansion of adult education in Sweden, as a response to the lasting effects


Not Too Late: Improving Academic Outcomes Among Adolescents

NBER · 4 March 2021 English

There is growing concern that it is too difficult or costly to substantially improve the academic skills of children who are behind in school once they reach adolescence. But perhaps …

“operating expenditure” excluding summer school, adult education, capital expenditures and debt. https://www


Housing Consumption and the Cost of Remote Work

NBER · 18 February 2021 English

This paper estimates housing choice differences between households with and without remote workers. Prior to the pandemic, the expenditure share on housing was more than seven percent higher for remote …

suburban and less likely to be rural, but adult education appears to be explaining these location outcomes number of rooms, the number of children, adult education, and population density. We define a household number of household occupants) and may include adult education. τ, η and δ are year, geography (either commuting commuting zone wages. Column 5 adds controls for adult education, and the coefficient remains at 0.71. Adding


Developing Place-Based Two-Generation Partnerships: Lessons from Three Community Change Initiative Partnerships

Urban Institute · 18 February 2021 English

Casey Foundation, developed integrated services for communities—including education and care for children and job training and financial and employment services for adults—to help family members succeed

families with low incomes, opportunity youth, adult education students, underprepared college students, high


Exposure to a School Shooting and Subsequent Well-Being

NBER · 31 December 2020 English

This paper examines the impact of school shootings on the educational performance and long-term health consequences of students who survive them, highlighting the impact of indiscriminate, high-fatality incidents. Initially, we …

students. Examples of other expenses include adult education, payments to other school systems, and interest


Modern Skills for Better Jobs Sector Development Program, Subprogram 1: Initial Environmental …

ADB · 20 December 2020 English

Initial Environmental Examinations (IEE) describe the environmental condition of a project, including potential impact, formulation of mitigation measures, and preparation of institutional requirements for environmental monitoring. This document dated December …

approving (i) a new regulatory framework for adult education, including program development, eligibility


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