Tara Furlong

Biography

Tara has twenty years’ experience in adult education and training in the private and public sectors in the UK and abroad, specialising in integrated English language, literacies and digital learning. She is involved in delivering professional development via national organisations in the UK, editorial and publication work; and has an established history of designing and implementing systemic curriculum quality initiatives in education providers. She has an ongoing interest in the relationship between multi-modal and contextualised versus abstracted learning; and its mirror in social and literate practice and language across life spheres. As well as work with Designing Futures Ltd, Tara does pro bono work for RaPAL, BALID, is an active local school governor; and is engaged in postgraduate studies in educational leadership with UCL, Institute of Education.

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Books

Resilience: Stories of Adult Learning
You set the price! Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016 by RaPAL (Research and Practice in Adult Literacies). Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
This is a collection of learner stories, in their own words and with some helpful contributions by tutors along the way. It is testimony to the resilience of human lives, the critical role of lifelong learning, and how adult literacies weave through our journeys, visibly and invisibly.

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computers    education    english    lifelong    literacy    maths    numeracy    vocational