Social Justice, Place and Lifelong Education

Social Justice, Place and Lifelong Education


The effects of education on patterns of social inclusion, the enrichment of social environment, the development of social capital and global justice.

Key themes 

  • Education in formal and informal settings as a driver of social change and global justice
  • Relationships between formal and informal education
  • Stakeholder engagement and learning within regions and cities
  • Teaching and learning in post compulsory settings, including higher education
  • Social, economic, cultural and environmental engagement with education
  • Widening participation in post-compulsory learning
  • The role of education in poverty reduction in the developing world
  • The education of marginalised, vulnerable and disadvantaged groups
  • The impact of educational inequality
  • Policies and processes which reinforce deprivation
  • Transitions from education to work

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