Category Archives: Informal learning

Informality and formality in learning

Read Learning is often thought of as ‘formal’ , ‘informal’ or ‘non-formal’ . This report suggests that these are not discrete categories, and to think that they are is to misunderstand the nature of learning. It is more accurate to … Continue reading

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Cyber-Relations in the Field of Home Computer Use for Leisure: Bourdieu and Teenage Technological Experts

Read This article highlights the practice of a group of New Zealand teenagers who are considered by their family and themselves to be technological experts. Drawing on Pierre Bourdieu’s key concepts of habitus, field and capital, this text identifies and … Continue reading

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A Facilitators’ Guide to Participatory Approaches to Learning

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Learning to Work and Working to Learn in 2025

This paper presents the Learnovation vision for 2025 within and around the world of work and combining formal, non-formal and informal learning features, i.e.: inter-organisational learning, e-learning in the workplace and professional learning networks. These “territories” can be represented graphically … Continue reading

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