Adult Education Research Links

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Adult Education Information Sources

Conference Proceedings

Databases and Dictionaries


  • Speech given by Murray Thomson at an event on December 4, 2012 in recognition of his 90th birthday. He presents his experiences of adult education, peace and social justice, and recounts a meeting with Moses Coady. (19:08 min.)

Journals (use your StFX username and password to log in to StFX only journals)

Manuals, Training Tools and Resources

Popular Education and Social Activism Resources

  • Aukland Workers' Education Association (AWEA), a community education organization committed to supporting the Waitangi Treaty of Aotearoa / New Zealand. Includes resources on indigenous and non-indigenous collaboration, and social justice tools.
  • Catalyst Centre, popular education directory.
  • Change Agency is an activist education initiative. The organization works with community organizers and activists in the Australia Pacific region.
  • Everyday Democracy, resources for helping local communities find ways for people to think, talk and work together to solve problems.
  • Highlander Research and Education Center offers training for development of social-change activism and community organization as well as enabling activists to become better community educators and organizers.
  • Michael Newman: Educator writes about adult education and social and political action. This website provides free access to three of his most recent books.
  • Participatory methods, people working together to generate ideas and action for social change.
  • Pedagogy & Theatre of the Oppressed (PTO) is inspired by the work of Paulo Freire and Augusto Boal. It challenges oppressive systems by promoting critical thinking and social justice.
  • Popular Education News connects community-based educators and activists to resources for improving work in social movements.
  • The Wall Workshop, developed by Bev Burke and Suzanne Doerge, is "an educational tool designed to do a gender analysis of the global economy starting with women's experiences."

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Adult Education Research Centres and Associations