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Mar 28, 2015

Community Education offers stop-in-and-serve opportunities
White Bear Press
Mahtomedi Community Education is making it easy for locals young and old to give back. A new program invites people to spend a Friday afternoon ...

Nearly 1300 parents seek Community Education Council seats
New York Daily News
Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña is happy with the response to the Community Education Council initiative, noting that 'parents are partners in ...

Why OLLI matters: A personal perspective
Ashland Daily Tidings
Some neighbors in Jacksonville had been raving about the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at SOU and encouraged me to go online and check out ...

Mar 19, 2015

A New Experience: Out Of Retirement, Resident Now Teaching For Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
The Newtown Bee
He also explained that OLLI programs work with the concept of lifelong learning and challenging the brain, adding to brain health. Dr Chapman also ...

Making the workplace a potential learning zone
Times of Malta
He wrote about the policy to make lifelong learning an ongoing process and highlighted the importance of appealing to the early school leavers.

How to design a primary school where learning has no limits
The Guardian
... Morris – deviser of the village college concept, in which cutting-edge buildings were intended to be the heart of lifelong learning within communities.

Mar 12, 2015

High school hosts community education classes
Alice Echo-News Journal
"This is a great way to get the community involved and to engage them in education," said Ann Leal, Community Education Program Director

Politicians must start seeing lifelong learning as an investment – not a cost
The Guardian
The coalition's neglect of lifelong learning undermines its plans to rebuild the nation's skills for work and runs far deeper than even Peter Scott outlined ...

Mar 5, 2015

Busy? Take time to dabble in a class
Battle Creek Enquirer
People are busy," said Mary L. Green, director of Kellogg Community College's Lifelong Learning. "And so if you are a lifelong learner and you love to ...

Feb 26, 2015


Weatherford ISD CommEd Department recognized

Pictured (from left) are Jody Lafferty, Becky Nelson, Carla Stone, Anita Marcle, Donnie McGowen and Dr. Chip Evans.

Weatherford ISD board members recognized the district Community Education Department’s 45th anniversary at a recent meeting.
The Community Education Department, also known as ComEd, is the oldest continuing education department in the state. It was originally formed by then-superintendent Raymond Curtis, board president Shirley Hall and the department’s first director, Bill Pounds.

WISD board recognizes Community Education
Weatherford Democrat
The Community Education Department, also known as ComEd, is the oldest continuing education department in the state. It was originally formed by ...

Portal to support career growth, lifelong learning
SINGAPORE – From self-help articles to psychometric assessment tools to job-matching functions — these are among the features that can be found ...

Lifelong learning
Tyler Morning Telegraph
One mistake young people make is believing learning is a season, a time in your life when you go to school, get an education and move on. The truth ...

Feb 22, 2015

Bulgaria govt approves action plan on implementation of National Strategy for Lifelong Learning
Focus News
Sofia. Bulgaria government has approved the national action plan on implementation of the National Strategy for Lifelong Learning, the press service ...

Feb 12, 2015

Isaac Asimov on the thrill of lifelong learning, science vs. religion, and the role of science fiction in society

Lifelong learning is a bit like exercising. Sometimes it feels like work, but having done it pays dividends in multiple ways.

Feb 4, 2015

A look at 'the oldest-old'
The Daily Titan
Volunteers of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute hosted “Lessons from the Oldest Old: The 90+ Study,” to encourage lifelong learning and to show that ...

Jan 22, 2015

Power of lifelong learning – cautionary tale from a former colleague

Group provides adults with opportunities for lifelong learning

Texas Tech offers Lifelong Learning classes in HC

Jan 10, 2015

Wi-Fi-Enabled Bus Connects Students in Poor Calif. Community
Education Week News

So far, two buses in the Coachella Valley Unified School District have Wi-Fi technology. The district is still working on how to best use the technology ...

Commentary: Reflections On Donuts, Lifelong Learning And NWACC

Jan 2, 2015

Reflections: Memories of Dad involve 'unique sweets' and lifelong learning
Press Herald
He ignited in me the flame of lifelong learning. He asked, “What's your current learning project? No failure, only learning.” My dad, too, taught me about ...

Guest Editorial: Lifelong learning: seeing things with new eyes
Daily Herald
This year why not include a couple of goals that focus on your learning health and initiate your lifelong learning prowess by taking a community and ...

Another local attraction: Learning
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Citing those statistics, the American Council on Education noted that there are three motivators for older adults to engage in lifelong learning: to learn, ...

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