Adult Students and Teachers,
Please click on the link below to access one of several blogs posted by adult learning advocate and retired educator Ann Walker. She is a strong supporter of life-long learning as well. Her webpage is: https://annwalkerwea.wordpress.com/about/
Source: 10 blogs about adult education
Ann has several articles on topics related to student-centered learning for adults and educational policies. Most are written for the United Kingdom’s educational system, but they have valuable information for all nations! Here are a few more sites that Ann recommends:
Here are links to 10 other interesting blogs that are relevant to adult education. They’re listed in alphabetical order of their authors and are all UK-focused unless stated otherwise.
- The Learning Professor – John Field is an academic interested in lifelong learning.
- Education Post 2015 ICAE – The International Council for Adult Education.
- Stuffaliknows – Alison Iredale is a teacher educator working at Oldham College as Centre Manager for the PGCE / CertEd (Lifelong Learning).
- JISC Regional Support Centres – (formerly Joint Information Systems Committee) Supports the use of digital technologies in UK education and research.
- teachnorthern – Lou Mycroft is a teacher educator, working at The Northern College, Barnsley. This blog links to a ‘Community of Praxis’ and ‘Teachdifferent’.
- More, Different, Better – A multi-authored blog from NIACE, the National Institute of Adult and Continuing Education.
- Working in Adult Literacy – Kate Nonesuch has worked in adult literacy and numeracy for more than twenty-five years, most of that time at Vancouver Island University. (Canadian).
- Sam Shepherd’s Blog – Sam is an ESOL tutor and teacher trainer.
- The Learning Age – Paul Stanistreet is a journalist who edits Adults Learning, a quarterly magazine for people working in adult education.
- Union Learning Voices – The unionlearn blog.
She has much to offer the adult learning community! (Thank you, Ann!)