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Language. Literacy, & Technology Research Group and World Education.

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Adult learning, Critical pedagogy, Critical race theory


The 21st Century Learning Ecosystem Opportunities (21 CLEO) research was launched to increase understanding of the complexities of learning ecosystems. This report is a summary that aims to share insights about working learners employed in frontline service work, the types of education and training initiatives offered to them, and the outcomes from participating in such employer supported education and training initiatives. The findings shared here are drawn from the collection of presentations, blog posts, and other publications through which we have shared our insights along the way (cited throughout), as well as new material developed as part of our final write-up. More detailed information is available on our Web Report and in the 21 CLEO blog series. All of the materials from our research are archived at PDXScholar. Graphics and annotations are available in the report’s interactive synthesis.

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