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!)
Thanks for another great article. The place else may anyone
get that kind of information in such an ideal manner of writing?
I have a presentation subsequent week, and I am
on the search for such information.
I do not even know how I ended up here, but I thought this post
was great. I don’t know who you are but definitely you’re going
to a famous blogger if you are not already 😉 Cheers!
I’m glad you like this site!
I’m really inspired along with your writing talents and
also with the layout in your weblog. Is that
this a paid theme or did you customize it your self?
Either way keep up the nice high quality writing, it’s rare to see a great weblog like this one these days..
Alison Sattler said:
Thank you for your nice comment. I just want you to know that I did not write this blog. It was written by the person whose picture is shown on it. I have written an essay on why adults usually take longer than children to learn a second language. I hope you find my essays as interesting and helpful to you! I do agree with you that the author has a GREAT blog!!
I customized the website myself. I did not create the globe or face image myself, however. I should find out if it’s ok to have these images on my site (will do so soon!). Thank you for letting me know that you like its design!
When I originally commented I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added” checkbox and now each time a comment is
added I get four emails with the same comment. Is there any
way you can remove me from that service? Bless you!
Alison Sattler said:
I think this is something only you can do since comments go to your e-mail, not mine. Feel free to delete the post…that should get rid of it.
I hope that this solves your problem!
I absolutely love your blog and find a lot of your post’s to be exactly what I’m looking for.
Would you offer guest writers to write content for you?
I wouldn’t mind creating a post or elaborating on a few of
the subjects you write with regards to here. Again, awesome web log!
Alison Sattler said:
I just want to make sure everyone knows that I didn’t write this article. My webpage linked to the article. The blogger who wrote this article is Ann Walker. I will add this credit to my page now to make sure she is recognized for her great work! She has several other articles that are very good for teachers and students who support life-long and language learning.
Here is her blog: https://annwalkerwea.wordpress.com/about/
Thank you for your feedback!
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