Continuing professional education: Multiple stakeholders and agendas

R. M. Cervero*, B. J. Daley

*Corresponding author for this work

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As with any educational system, continuing professional education has many stakeholders with multiple agendas. In this article, the authors chart the expansion of continuing professional education and three agendas that are shaping its present and future: professional and social, institutional, and educational agendas. Suggestions for developing future systems of continuing professional education are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of Education
PublisherElsevier Ltd
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9780080448947
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Continuing professional development
  • Continuing professional education
  • Professional learning


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