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July 17, 2014

Kristian Ujlaki: Library as a third space and lifelong learning
Cycling for Libraries
Hi, my name is Kristian Ujlaki and for 15 years I work at public library in Koprivnica, town in Croatia with about 30.000 inhabitans. I am senior librarian ...

Lifelong learning, art courses top list of interests in higher education survey
Mountain Mail Newspaper
Lifelong learning and art courses topped the list of interests in a recent survey about higher education within Chaffee County. More than 600 county ...

Healthy living takes lifelong learning
Connect Savannah.com
Healthy living takes lifelong learning. By Charles H. Morris. Charles H. Morris (right) with Canyon Ranch Institute President Richard H. Carmona, M.D., ...

July 11, 2014

Wise Business Plans Proud to Announce New Support for Lifelong Learning in 2014
PR Web (press release)
Continuing education is not only a path to continued success at your job, it's also become part of the entertainment landscape in this information age.

Universities need to open up to lifelong learning
University World News
Here, lifelong learning is much more institutionalised and is supported by national legislation and initiatives to provide education for all at all times.

Lifelong learning is a lasting option at Rollins College
Orlando Sentinel
Every high school student wrestles with the decision: as they approach their graduate date, should they go straight on to college? Take a year off?

July 4, 2014

I'm Taking a Stance Against “The Pursuit of Lifelong Learning”
Udacity Blog
Let me explain. First, I want to distinguish between “lifelong learning” and lifelong learning. The first is a phrase, the second a behavior. The behavior I ...

“Always say Never”
Ocala (blog)
Inspiration for this blog came from watching a series of old James Bond movies, shopping at Lowe's, and a commitment to lifelong learning as a Doctor ...

An Education in Fun
San Antonio Magazine
The Community Education programs at several of San Antonio's area school districts, including North East and Northside Independent School Districts ...

June 26, 2014

Lifelong learning delays dementia by nearly a decade
UPI.com
Lifelong learning delays dementia by nearly a decade. "Doing cognitive activities at least three times a week was highly protective," said lead author ...

Knowledge economy requires lifelong learning
University World News
Lifelong learning is becoming part of the new pattern. The professional sector understands better than the academic sector how important it is to be ...

From Photoshop to Pole Fitness,'30 Classes in 30 Days' Promotes Lifelong Learning
Mashable
To raise awareness about the benefits — both professional and personal — of lifelong learning, and to spread the word about Allclasses, a search ...

June 21, 2014

'We can all come together'
Bowling Green Daily News
Children gather around a robotic school bus Wednesday, june 18, 2014, at Bowling Green-Warren County Community Education's Stand for Children ...

June 13, 2014

Time for NZ to rebuild adult and community education

Flint Community Schools looks to public for input on community education in district

My View: Lifelong learning helps teachers, students

June 6, 2014

Brisbane Times
Lifelong learning could be nipped in the bud under university changes
Brisbane Times
As an online tutor of more than five years, I have had the privilege of teaching many adults who realise that lifelong learning is the key to success.

In Pursuit of Lifelong Learning

AVG Blogs ⋅ Judith Bitterli
Many of us have embraced the concept of lifelong learning, which is a great concept not only because it keeps us engaged with society, but also helps ...

Make Lifelong Learning a Family Affair

Kumon North America ⋅ Kumon North America
The inspiration of the Kumon Method began with a father's love for his son and desire to help him to excel in school. As a Kumon parent, you ...

May 30, 2014

Mesquite ISD Community Education is offering several camps to help keep kids involved this summer.
Community education also offers several other classes, which include an arts camp, a drama camp and several sports camps.

Robben Island prison graduate urges lifelong learning
Life imprisonment an opportunity to study...

Flint community asked to help school district reinvent community education at forum
Flint MI making a comeback for Community Education?

May 15, 2014

One CE Center closes... Worry over closure of education centre

One CE Center succeeds...One Year into Lifelong Learning

May 8, 2014

More people need to embrace lifelong learning: HR experts
Channel News Asia

SINGAPORE: Some human resource experts said a mindset change is needed to encourage more in Singapore to embrace lifelong learning.

Continuing Education at KSC devotes lifelong learning
keene-equinox
Kyle Bailey / Photo Editor: Continuing Education devotes to advocating for lifelong learning in the New England Area. Jasmin added summer courses ...

Top 15 Insights About Neuroplasticity, Emotions and Lifelong Learning
Huffington Post
What does modern brain and mind science have to offer to improve education, health and quality of life? Here you have some of the most popular ...

NYC Book Club Goes Topless 'To Make Reading Sexy,' Succeeds (NSFW PHOTOS)

Eric Gordon: How Games Promote Lifelong Learning and Civic Engagement
projectinfolit.org
As lifelong learning becomes an increasingly important focus in adult education, how do you envision engagement games contributing to this area?

May 1, 2014

SEU: College, lifelong learning sustains democracy
Daily Nebraskan
What is the value of education? More importantly, why are we really here? Some cynics might argue that we're just cogs in the machine. My answer is: ...

Library to help pilot three gig-powered Mozilla community education projects | Chattanooga Public ...
chattlibrary.org
The Chattanooga Public Library is in a unique position to be innovative. On the one hand, having an award-winning and future-focused leadership ...

April 25, 2014

Swingtime: West Coast swing class represents exercise and fun for students
Sioux City Journal
A part of the college's Institute for Lifelong Learning, the course is open to all Lifelong Learning members. For more information on times, fees and ...

April 19, 2014

True Confessions of a Lifelong Learner
Tallahassee.com (blog)
For its spring semester, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FSU, an organization targeted at the 50+ crowd, offered a class called “Passion ...

April 10, 2014

The brilliant Isaac Asimov, on Lifelong Learning: People think of education as something that they can finish. You have everybody looking forward to no longer learning, and you make them ashamed afterward of going back to learning. Make it possible for them to enjoy learning, and they’ll keep it up.

Lifelong learning starts and ends with you
Herald and News
Lifelong learning starts and ends with you By DAVE MARTINEZ H&N Web Manager Herald and News | 0 comments. Staring at a computer screen all ...

April 5, 2014

Get in pole position with festival of learning
Irish Examiner
Aspiring pole-dancers, poets, and photographers can take some free lessons during Cork's Lifelong Learning Festival next week. From Monday, April ...

Mar 28, 2014

Discovery chairman John Hendricks to step down to pursue lifelong learning academy
Washington Post
When the founder of Discovery Communications announced last week that he was retiring from the cable programming giant, he was not marking an ...

CAREY DENMAN: Appreciate the wonder of lifelong learning
Rapid City Journal
As a person devoted to lifelong learning, I get the privilege of following my interests — and helping my children understand more about their own.

Beyond four years: Learning is a LifeLong experience
The Captain's Log
Director of the LifeLong Learning Society Jane Sulzberger said about three quarters of the classes are taught by either current CNU professors or ...

Curiosity, friendship drive learning among retirees
Centre Daily Times
“The whole enterprise of online learning is geared to lifelong learning,” Pollack said. Walsh said his family is happy he's staying active. And he hopes ...

Higher 'Professional' Ed, Lifelong Learning to Stay Employed, Quantified Self, and Libraries ...
Library Hat ⋅ Bohyun (Library Hat)
As the economy almost forces people to take up the practice of lifelong learning to simply stay employed, the friction between the traditional goal of ...

Mar 21, 2014

The Importance of Lifelong Learning | Approved Colleges
The Importance of Lifelong Learning. A major issue recent college graduates are faced with is the lack of available jobs in the current economy.

Building Utopia: What is a community education system?
Building Utopia ⋅ Andrew Atkin
Well here's how I would envisage it. For a start community education means community education, and therefore bottom up - not top down. So it would ...

For those with brain injuries, community education key to rehabilitation

Northern Virginia Daily
STEPHENS CITY -- In 2011, Marley Robertson of Stephens City, then 24, had the next three years of her life planned. But when a tractor trailer struck ...

Mar 14, 2014

Build your child a library for a lifelong learning habit
Visalia Times-Delta
Build your child a library for a lifelong learning habit. Want to raise a child who loves to learn? ... Build your child a library for a lifelong learning habit ...

Mar 8, 2014

Ben Dunlap: The life-long learner | Talk Video | TED - TED.com
TED Theme: The Creative Spark
... Ben Dunlap tells the story of Sandor Teszler, a Hungarian Holocaust survivor who taught him about passionate living and lifelong learning.

Feb 22, 2014

Providence schools win $3-million grant to teach 'soft' skills crucial to lifelong learning
The Providence Journal
Sen. Jack Reed, Governor Chafee, Mayor Angel Taveras and Providence School Supt. Susan Lusi, from left, at Tuesday's announcement of the “Mind ...

Consider Dynamic Pricing in Lifelong Learning | LERN
LERN ⋅ kate
Dynamic pricing is common in the business sector. It ought to be more common in the field of lifelong learning. LERN has long advocated you offer ...

Feb 17, 2014

When average is over, lifelong learning is key – K Ranga Krishnan
The Malaysian Insider
In a recent book titled "Average Is Over", noted economist Tyler Cowen talks about how income disparity has increased and will continue to increase in ...

Marshall McLuhan as Educationist, Part 7: Media Literacy, Lifelong Learning & the Training of ... McLuhan Galaxy ⋅ Alex Kuskis
A repository of McLuhan-related news, conferences, events, books, articles, links & general information.

Feb 7, 2014

Friends of the Libraries: Libraries a spot for lifelong learning
Daily Pilot
But it is more likely to occur with adult lifelong learning programs. And what are they? Well, book and film discussions and cultural performances, like ...

A Field Guide to Lifelong Learning | Darling Magazine ⋅ Margaret Everton
A Field Guide to Lifelong Learning. fieldguide5. The world is your intellectual wilderness. You are an explorer traversing foreign terrain, taking with you ...

Jan 24, 2014

No age limit on learning
Sandusky Register - The reconfiguration of the decades-old program is partially prompted by the college creating a new Lifelong Learning department. Anyone who is 50 ...

Learning Institute great opportunity for seniors, otheres
Mason City Globe Gazette - If you are retired or just staying at home and looking for something fun and different to do, consider the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) that's held fall ...

Curiosity, aka Lifelong Learning, by Margaret Henderson
Letters to a Young Librarian (Jessica Olin) - My grandmother was also a living lesson in lifelong learning, even before it was a trendy topic in education. At 58 years old, she went back to school to ...

The Community Education Building: A swanky home for Wilmington ...
The News Journal - (Left to right): Jesus Urdiales, school leader for the Academia Antonia Alonso Charter School; Sally Maldonado, school leader at Kuumba Academy ...

Consultant: Joint Community Education and Recreation Program ...
West Central Tribune - WILLMAR — A consultant says the Willmar School District's and City of Willmar's Community Education and Recreation Program is the most robust, ...

Jan 19, 2014

End of an era as Western cuts Lifelong Learning program
La Crosse Tribune
2014-01-05T00:00:00Z End of an era as Western cuts Lifelong Learning programBy PATRICK B. ANDERSON | panderson@lacrossetribune.com La ...

Jan 17, 2014

Being handy requires lifelong learning
Glens Falls Post-Star
I want to know, for example, why a 110-amp circuit has a neutral wire, but a 220 doesn't. The very word “circuit” suggests a sort of circular arrangement ..

Saddleback College Community Education is thrilled to offer a grant ...
Aliso Laguna News
Mission Viejo, CA—Saddleback College Community Education is thrilled to offer a grant-funded project for military veterans, active duty personnel, ...

Jan 3, 2014

Happy New Year Community Educators!

As we begin the year 2014 I am reminded of all of the New Year’s resolutions that I have made in the past. Most of them only lasted a few days and at most a month. However, one resolution that I have kept each year is to promote the concept of Lifelong Learning. Whether it is through the Texas Community Education Association, giving workshops, speeches, or to strangers that I meet, I stress the importance of keeping one’s mind fresh and inquiring. Community Education is more important than ever, we live in the world of electronic communication; social media; computers and apps. While youngsters in school have no fear of these new gadgets, many of us struggle to keep up. What better way than to learn with others of like mind. Times are changing, empty nesters wonder what to do with their time, single parents wonder how to cope; computer skills become obsolete; others find they now have the time to pursue what they have always wanted to learn. Lifelong Learning is a challenge to all of us and we must meet it. Make sure that your local school district or community center has not forgotten about you. If they have, then make your voice heard. It is too easy to take things for granted and then they are only missed once they have disappeared. Become an advocate today.
Best wishes for the New Year.
Helen Kimsey, Executive Director
Texas Community Education Association

Brothers embrace lifelong learning at Rollins
Seminole Voice
The Rollins' Center for Lifelong Learning offers liberal studies classes for students ages 50 and older, covering everything from arts and literature.

Heng Swee Keat calls for parents' active partnership in children's ...
Channel News Asia
... Heng Swee Keat has called for a concerted effort from stakeholders to support every student to be an engaged learner, ready for lifelong learning.

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