Adult education : New Zealand, to 2012
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Citation:Benseman, J. (2013). Adult education. In Dictionary of Educational History in Australia and New Zealand (DEHANZ)(Eds.), http://dehanz.net.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/Adult-education1.pdf
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2931
Adult education, New Zealand, to 2012. In its broadest sense, adult education refers to the education of anyone beyond school-age. Historically, the sector has constantly evolved as elements of its provision have matured into autonomous sectors in their own right, leaving adult education to constantly re-invent itself on the boundaries of the educational mainstream in its mission of meeting adult learner needs. Maori education, Colonial adult education, Workers’ Educational Association (WEA), After World War I, Depression and World War II, Council of Adult Education, Including new populations in adult education - Maori, Women, From the mid-twentieth century, Reorganisation from the 1970s, Challenges of neoliberal policy and Global Financial Crisis, Significance of adult education in New Zealand.