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The Role of Adult Learning and Education in (Post-)Covid Times

  • Katarina Popović
  • Ivan Nišavić

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented disruptions to global education systems, with adult education shifting to a virtual world and relying heavily on digital and ICT tools to maintain continuity of learning. However, the prolonged pandemic raises important questions about the future of adult education. The current essay examines the most significant changes in three key areas of adult education: health, citizenship, and digital technologies. It argues that adult education should not only equip people with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate a crisis, but also play a proactive role in shaping the future of education and the world. It should critically analyse and challenge mainstream ideas and offer constructive alternatives to proposed solutions.

  • Keywords:
  • Adult Education,
  • Citizenship,
  • COVID-19,
  • ICT in Education,
  • Paradigm Shift,
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Katarina Popović

University of Belgrade, Serbia - ORCID: 0000-0001-7664-8880

Ivan Nišavić

University of Belgrade, Serbia - ORCID: 0000-0001-7327-2718

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Chapter Title

The Role of Adult Learning and Education in (Post-)Covid Times

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Katarina Popović, Ivan Nišavić

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Re-thinking Adult Education Research. Beyond the Pandemic

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