BSc (1971) Mathematics w. Philosophy
and Economics, University of Bristol
PhD (1982) Human Sciences. Doctoral thesis on
the educational participation of young industrial workers., University of
Administrative Officer (Education)
RNIB, London (1971-73).
Various tutor posts in Further and Adult
Staff Tutor, University of Surrey (1977-82).
Lecturer and Academic Co-ordinator, Division
of Post-Compulsory Education, University of Surrey (1982-89).
Senior Lecturer and Director: Post-16
Education Research Centre, University of Surrey (1989-95).
Professor of Post-Compulsory Education and
Director, Postgraduate Centre for Professional and Adult Education, University
of Surrey. (1995-2000).
Chair in Education (Lifelong Learning)
University of London, Institute of Education (2001 - ): Co-Director, Centre for
Excellence in Work-based Learning; (2005 -); Head, School of Lifelong Education
and International Development (2001-5).
Affiliations (associations, organizations, institutions)
Visiting Fellowship Commonwealth of
Learning, Vancouver (1994).
Visiting Professor, University of Melbourne
and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (1996)
Visiting Scholar at University of Ottawa
under Canadian Studies Awards Programmes (1993 - 1999).
Special Adviser to House of Lords Select
Committee Inquiry into the EU Integrated Programme on Lifelong Learning (2005 - 2006)
Editor of COMPARE, the international journal
of comparative education (2004 - ).
Evans K (2009 in press) Learning, Work and
Social Responsibility: Challenges for Lifelong Learning in a Global Age,
Evans, K., Hodkinson, P., Rainbird, L.,
Unwin, L. (2006) Improving
Workplace Learning, Routledge, Abingdon.
Evans, K. and Niemeyer, B. (2004) Reconnection: Countering Social
Exclusion through Situated Learning Springer,
Evans, K. Rudd, P., Behrens, M. Kaluza, J.,
Woolley, C. (2003) Young
People Talking about the Future in Education, Training and Work, National
Youth Agency, Leicester.
Evans, K., Hodkinson, P. and Unwin, L. eds
(2002) Working to Learn:
Transforming Learning in the Workplace, Routledge, Abingdon)
Evans, K., Behrens, M. and Kaluza, J. (2000) Learning and Work in the Risk
Society ( Palgrave/MacMillan.
Evans, K. (1998) Shaping Futures: Learning for
Competence and Citizenship, Ashgate
Evans, K. and Heinz, W. R. (1994) Becoming Adults in England
and Germany, Anglo-German
Evans K. and Haffenden, I. eds (1991) Education for Young Adults:
International Perspectives, Routledge.
Evans, K (2008) Entries on lifelong learning,
transitions and skills in the International
Encyclopaedia of Education, ed McCulloch et al, Routledge.
Evans, K.,and Waite, E. (2008 in press)
Enhancing Skills for Life? Adult Basic Skills and Workplace Learning in Bynner,
J. and Reder, S. Tracking
Adult Literacy and Numeracy: Findings from Longitudinal Research,
Evans, K. (2007) 'Concepts of Bounded Agency
in Education, Work and Personal Lives of Young Adults', International Journal of Psychology (interdisciplinary issue)', 42 (2)
Evans K (2006) 'Achieving Equity Through
'Gender Autonomy': Challenges for VET Policy and Practice, Journal of Vocational Education and
Training, 58 (4) 393-408.
Evans, K., Kersh, N. and Kontiainen, S.
(2004) " Recognition of Tacit Skills: Sustaining Learning Outcomes in
Adult Learning and Work Re-Entry," International
Journal of Training and Development, 8
Evans, K. (2002) "Taking Control of
their Lives? Agency in young adult transitions in England and Germany" Journal of Youth Studies,
5 (3): 245-69.
Contributed By: Andy Green, University of London Institute of Education