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dc.title The issue of non-formal adult education in the Czech Republic en
dc.contributor.author Kalenda, Jan
dc.relation.ispartof Asian Social Science
dc.identifier.issn 1911-2017 OCLC, Ulrich, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2015
utb.relation.volume 11
utb.relation.issue 3
dc.citation.spage 37
dc.citation.epage 48
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Canadian Center of Science and Education
dc.identifier.doi 10.5539/ass.v11n3p37
dc.relation.uri http://www.ccsenet.org/journal/index.php/ass/article/view/43888
dc.subject Adult education en
dc.subject Adult learner en
dc.subject Czech Republic en
dc.subject Lifelong learning en
dc.subject Non-formal education en
dc.description.abstract This study deals with the issue of non-formal education in the Czech Republic. In this regard, it focuses on the participation of adults in non-formal education in and outside of a workplace and on the conditioning factors of their participation. For this purpose, the study uses a quantitative research strategy through which the data for the representative sample of adults were collected (N = 1,022). The study found that the participation rate of the adult population in non-formal education in the Czech Republic is 29%, where 33% of adults do participate in non-formal education in the workplace and only 17% of adults participate outside of the workplace. The main factors affecting the participation of local inhabitants in education are age and socioeconomic status. The higher the status is, the higher the participation is. The current situation in the Czech Republic differs from other countries because of the comparatively large number of self-employed people in the Czech Republic. On the other hand, it shares with other countries a similar structure of people excluded from educational activities. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Humanities
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1004107
utb.identifier.obdid 43872753
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84920156333
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2015-01-29T11:35:01Z
dc.date.available 2015-01-29T11:35:01Z
dc.rights Attribution 3.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Kalenda, Jan
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