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The digital landscape and new education providers

Briony Greenhill

This report aims to consider the role that may be played in educational provision by organisations and sectors who, to date, have rarely been considered part of mainstream... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: education, digital environment, media, home, school

The boundaries between informal and formal work

Dr John Round

It is assumed that as time progresses the formal economy becomes ever more important to everyday life. Whereas in the past people often worked on a subsistence... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: work, home, economics, family, community

Location, location, location: rethinking space and place as sites and contexts for learning

Julian Sefton-Green

This essay considers the role of context and site in common understandings of learning in general and describes models of learning that exist as complement, supplement or remediation... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: learning environments, Sociology, home, school, community, relationships, cultural

Future horizons for work-life balance

Terence Hogarth and Derek Bosworth

Work-life balance can be defined from a legislative point of view drawing upon statutes and case law, and from an economic perspective where individuals make trade-offs between the... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: work, economics, employment, home, childcare, lifestyle

Review of future of paid and unpaid work, informal work, homeworking, the place of work in the family (women single parents, workless households), benefits, work attitudes motivation and obligation

Shirley Dex

Projecting trends into the future, or even just discussing them, is fraught with issues and problems. All too often predictions based on a particular single topic turn out... Read more »

TOP KEYWORDS: employment, work, home, family, women, benefits