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Title: Competent and unaware of it : the development of 'tacit forms of key competencies' among adults in unpaid, informal learning situations outside formal employment
Author: Hoffmann, Bettina Elisabeth
ISNI:       0000 0001 3579 9885
Awarding Body: University of Surrey
Current Institution: University of Surrey
Date of Award: 2008
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This interpretive study focusses on women's and men's perceptions of their development of 'tacit forms of key competencies', and explores ways in which this learning experience, the development of 'tacit knowledge', takes place. All the research participants had taken, or were taking, time off paid work due to parenthood, caring responsibilities and/or being made redundant. The research combines biographical, ethnographical and phenomenological elements. Data are presented from in-depth, {socio)biographic interviews with 33 adults (25 women and 8 men), aged between 23 and 57 years, living in south east England.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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