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Speeches, essays and research papers on lifelong learning from a series of successful co-operation projects and networks funded by Grundtvig Action, a strand of the Socrates project helping to make lifelong learning more widely available to Europe's citizens. This publication contributes to the promotion and support of educational and social work of museums and raises public awareness of its strengths, abilities and potential.

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Jan 2005
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'A changing world: the importance of museums as learning places', pgs 5-8
Thinesse-Demel, Jutta

'The spirit of Europe – the philosophical background', pgs 11-15
Massimo Negri, Director, European Museum Forum

'New visions of lifelong learning', pgs 16-21
Paul Belanger, Professor, University of Quebec

'Adult education in museums: museums as 'educational tools', pgs 22-26
Ekkehard Nuissl, Director, German Institute for Adult Education

'Museums and art galleries as collective memory', pgs 27-29
Jean-Christophe Ammann, Former Director, Frankfurt Museum of Modern Art

'Lifelong learning in museums: an overview with reference to museums and the post-school sector', pgs 30-34
Alan Chadwick, Academic and writer specialising in museums and adult education

'Building an audience: a long-term goal', pgs 37-41
Claude Fourteau, Associate Director of the Education Department, musée du Louvre

'Put to good use: museums, galleries and the combating of social exclusion', pgs 42-45
Richard Sandell, Deputy Head Museum Studies, University of Leicester

'A special place, a learning space: museums in the 21st century', pgs 46-49
Sylvia Lahav, Consultant Director for Education, Fourth Plinth

'Open Day: 'Would you prefer to visit a museum that is activity-free?', pgs 50-51
Christiane Haberl, Munich Adult Education Centre

'The role of cultural institutions in the European area of lifelong learning', pgs 55-58
José Gutierrez-Fernandez, Directorate of Education and Culture, European Commission

'Recognising and valuing non-formal and informal learning: the role of universities, adult education and museums', pgs 59-61
Pat Davies, Senior Research Fellow, University of Sheffield

'Museums and adult education', pgs 62-63
Ellinor Hasse, General Secretary, European Association for the Education of Adults

'Cultural Treasures as Gateways to the ‘Treasure Within’: the role of museums in lifelong learning', pgs 64-67
Bettina Bochynek, UNESCO Institute for Education (UIE)

'Collect & Share –promoting lifelong learning in museums' pgs 68-71
Christopher Naylor, Director, engage

'The Training Curriculum: a summary of the structure of Domains, Units and Credit Value', pgs 75-80
Peter Wilson, Development Officer, NIACE (on secondment to Qualifications and Curriculum Authority)

'AEM Socrates Project'

'The MUSAEAM Socrates Project'

'The EUROEDULT Socrates project'

'The EUROEDULT Training Curriculum'


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