Learning as Development
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 October 2017
  • ISBN : 9781136294518
  • Page : 324 pages
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Download or read online book entitled Learning as Development, was written by Daniel A. Wagner and published by Routledge in pdf, epub and kindle format. This book was released on 04 October 2017 with total pages 324. Learning is the foundation of the human experience. It begins at birth and never stops, a continuous and malleable link across life stages of human development. Disparities in learning access and outcomes around the world have deep consequences for income, social mobility, health, and well-being. For international development practitioners faced with today's unprecedented environmental and geopolitical pressures, learning should be viewed as a touchstone and target for those seeking to truly effect global change. This book traces the path of international development work—from its pre-colonial origins to the emergence of economics as the dominant discipline in the field—and lays out a new agenda for policymakers, researchers, and practitioners, from early education through adulthood. Learning as Development is an attempt to rethink international education in a changing world.