Towards an Economy of Lifelong Learning: Reconceptualising Relations between Learning and Life

British Journal of Educational Studies 46 (3):264 - 277 (1998)
Abstract
Lifelong learning should embrace more than instrumental purposes. Some late modern social formations threaten individual autonomy, subordinating the needs of 'agent' in a 'locality' to universalising rationality, necessary for growth in a globalized and virtualised economy. These phenomena are discussed and illustrated. Learning, now an 'economic' activity, could bind individuals in heteronymously defined lifeworlds. Prerequisites of an alternative conceptualisation are examined.
Keywords economy  globalisation  late modernising  lifelong learning
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