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Free Content The Driving Forces of the Recent Changes in European University Continuing Education

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There have been considerable increases in the provision of university continuing education (UCE) in many European countries over the past decade and more. This paper seeks to identify the major driving forces for these increases and to recognise some of the resulting consequences.

Document Type: Research Article


Affiliations: University of Bristol, UK

Publication date: September 1, 2003

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  • The Journal of Adult and Continuing Education (JACE) is essential for keeping in touch with the field of post-compulsory education. Published twice a year, it provides a forum for rigorous theoretical and practical work in the broad fields of lifelong learning and adult, community and continuing education. The journal is peer-reviewed and focuses on international and national issues and is aimed at researchers, professionals and practitioners in all sectors. It publishes both research articles and reflections on policy and practice, and offers opportunities for all concerned with post-compulsory education to make contributions to debate.

    Manchester University Press and SAGE are pleased to announce an agreement to transfer Journal of Adult and Continuing Education to SAGE, effective immediately:

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