Student Video Competition

Guidelines for Entries Each of us has our own unique Learning Power which not only determines how we learn but is governed by our motivations, our mind-set and the changing circumstances of our immediate environment. So, our power to learn can evolve through time as our responses across the 7 critical dimensions of Learning Power …

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Designing for Lifelong Learning

by John Cook, University of West England (reproduced with permission)   INTRODUCTION Overall, the recent emphasis on lifelong learning can be seen to be intimately linked to attempts to bring educational spending more closely in line with the needs of the economy inter alia through widening of access, provision of continuing learning opportunities, a greater emphasis …

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Learning how to learn: the dynamic assessment of learning power

Ruth Deakin Crick (reproduced with permission) University of Bristol, UK This article introduces the notion of the assessment of ‘learning power’ as an important station in a mentored learning journey, which begins with the motivation and identity of the person who is learning, and moves through the awareness and development of the power to learn, to …

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Developing an Effective Lifelong Learning Inventory: the ELLI Project

Ruth Deakin Crick, Patricia Broadfoot and Guy Claxton (reproduced with permission) University of Bristol, UK This paper reports the initial results of a study that was designed to develop and test an instrument that could identify the elements of an individual’s capacity for lifelong learning. We anticipated that the components of this capacity would include a …

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