Journal article

Joining up the episodes of lifelong learning: A regional transition project

E Hartnell-Young, A Smallwood, S Kingston, P Harley

British Journal of Educational Technology | Published : 2006


In this paper, we explore the rationale, process and outcomes of the Regional Interoperability Project on Progression for Lifelong Learning, a project that established a model of cross-sector collaboration in personal development planning technology in the UK. With specific reference to the widening participation agenda, and grounded in the perspective of lifelong learners, the project tested an approach in which discrete nodes of an individual's learning journey are joined up through technology services. The paper describes the development of conceptual and practical tools to assist transitions between various communities of learning. A set of scenarios was developed, involving study to stu..

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