This issue of AJAL is focused on three important areas of adult learning, professional learning, transition pathways to higher education and adult learning in the context of COVID 19. The articles represent the broad context of adult learning in Australia and internationally. In this edition, articles inform us on professional learning in policing and help us understand the contemporary condition of police work and education for police.
- Common sense and police practice: It goes without saying
- First-year university retention and academic performance of nontraditional students entering via an Australian pre-university enabling program
Joanne G. Lisciandro
- Survival narratives from single mothers in an enabling program: ‘Just hope you don’t get sick and live off caffeine’
Anne Braund, Trixie James, Katrina Johnston and Louise Mullaney
- COVID–19 the Catalyst for a new paradigm in vocational education and training
Susan Bandias, Rajeev Sharma and Alana Anderson
- The role of Learning Neighborhood Programme in achieving the necessary life skills for adult learners in Saudi Arabia to confront the COVID-19 crisis
Obaidalah Aljohani and Sarah M. Alajlan
- Out of the ruins: The emergence of radical informal learning spaces – by Robert H Haworth & John M Elmore (editors).
Reviewed by Meaghan O’Brien