A Learning community two years on: reflecting on successes and framing futures

Catherine H. Arden, T. Cooper, K. McLachlan, S. Stebbings

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This paper reports the results of a participatory action research (PAR) evaluation conducted with the members of the Granite Belt Learners Group in their rural 'learning community' in South East Queensland, and presents an action research and evaluation framework to guide the community on the next stage of its journey.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLifelong learning
Subtitle of host publicationreflecting on successes and framing futures : keynote and refereed papers from the 5th International Lifelong Learning Conference
EditorsDebbie Orr, Patrick Alan Danaher, Geoff Danaher, R. E. (Bobby) Harreveld
Place of PublicationRockhampton, Queensland
PublisherCentral Queensland University
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)1921047569
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Lifelong Learning Conference (5th : 2008) - Yeppoon, Queensland
Duration: 16 Jun 200819 Jun 2008


ConferenceInternational Lifelong Learning Conference (5th : 2008)
CityYeppoon, Queensland


  • learning communities
  • lifelong learning
  • participatory action research
  • evaluation


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