A Study of Lifelong Learning and Higher Education Reform: Macau Perspectives

By Aliana Man Wai Leong.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

This study investigates how Macao academics involved in higher education perceive whether there is a fit between the provision and implementation of higher education and the needs of adult learners.

Keywords: Lifelong Learning, Adult Education, Adult Learner, Education Policy

International Journal of Learning, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp.87-98. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 941.983KB).

Prof. Aliana Man Wai Leong

Dr. Aliana Leong is the Director of School of Continuing Studies in Macau University of Science and Technology. She received her Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degree in Tourism Business Management from Edith Cowan University, Australia, in Adult Education from the Ball State University, USA, and in Higher Education from Central Queensland University, Australia. During her studies in the US, she received the “Perfect GPA and Academic Excellence Award”. She was granted a scholarship by the Macau Foundation for her doctoral studies. She is also a Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE). She is actively engaged in education and tourism research. She has published and presented over 30 papers in journals, books, international and regional conferences in Europe, East Asia, China, and America and has edited two books in adult education and lifelong learning in the past years. She is also the editor of the Journal of Macau Adult Education. Aliana enthusiastically tackles social responsibilities. She is the Vice Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Macau Adult Education Association, Macau Coordinator for the East Asia Forum of Adult Education, Founding Member of Cross Strait Forum on Continuing Education.


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