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Proof copies A-OK for new Personal Effectiveness Guides

I have in my little hands two proof copies of  the  new Rosalie Marsh Lifelong Learning:Personal Effectiveness Guides. It was a lot of hard work and fun writing them (much was on the computer from studies years ago but needed updating) and a lot of satisfaction. Designing the covers was fun and satisfying. The interior layout has already had a comment:
"Nice layout, easy to read," as I used a nice rounded font with good spacing.
From my work in adult learning over the years I have been increasingly frustrated at the gaps in education. Lifelong Learning:A View From the Coal face is just that -  a view from where I was at the time (the coal face or first hand experience) with results of research analysis.I was also disturbed at a recent report which indicated that not a lot has changed in some areas in spite of policy changes. The results of the semi-structured interviews with mature learners had surprising results and viewpoints with a common theme that 'confidence' was…