Lifelong Learning

Madsen, U. A. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution


In an era of increased globalization and with the spread of the ideas of knowledge society, education has become increasingly essential to identity construction – among students, teachers and parents. The study explores ways in which the participation in education affect young people’s position in their local environment, their perception of the global world and ways in which they construct identity. What are the relations between high expectations to education, employment and young people’s living conditions. Comparative field studies have been conducted in schools and classrooms in a Western (Denmark), Asian (South Korea, Vietnam, Nepal) and African (Zambia) context
Period23 Aug 201028 Aug 2010
Event typeConference
LocationShanghai, China