Taking Steps — Formal Adult Education


Günter Hefler

Taking Steps. Formal Adult Education in Private and Organisational Life. A Comparative View.

Studies in Lifelong Learning 5. Wien: Lit-Verlag

This book — as the first monograph on formal adult education — clarifies the concept’s origin, develops a theory on and a typology of formal adult education, discusses indi­vi­du­al par­ti­ci­pa­ti­on patterns and considers its role within companies’ training cultures. Finally, it explores oppor­tu­ni­ty struc­tures for formal adult education in the United States, Great Britain, Germany, Austria, France and Japan.

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