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Teaching and Learning in Later Life
Language: en
Pages: 118
Authors: Frank Glendenning, Sandra A. Cusack, Robert Elmore
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Ashgate Pub Limited

Addressing issues of social justice and equal citizenship, this important collection of papers brings together contributions from the UK and Canada to examine the development of education for older adults against the background of an ageing population and the challenge of lengthening life expectancy.
Teaching and Learning in Later Life
Language: en
Pages: 130
Authors: Frank Glendenning
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-17 - Publisher: Routledge

This title was first published in 2000: This collection of papers examines the development of education for older adults against the background of an ageing population and the challenge of lengthening life expectancy. It brings together contributions from the UK and Canada. The book analyzes the current situation, reviews trends
Improving Learning in Later Life
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Alexandra Withnall
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-10 - Publisher: Routledge

With life expectancy increasing, there is growing emphasis on encouraging older people to continue learning. This comes as part of a strategy to allow them to remain healthy, independent and vitally engaged in society for as long as possible. All the same, policymakers have barely begun to address the issues
The Palgrave International Handbook on Adult and Lifelong Education and Learning
Language: en
Pages: 1061
Authors: Marcella Milana, Sue Webb, John Holford, Richard Waller, Peter Jarvis
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-10-10 - Publisher: Springer

This Handbook provides a wide-ranging frame of reference for researching adult and lifelong education and learning. With contributions from scores of established and newer scholars from six continents, the volume covers a diverse range of geopolitical and social territories across the world. Drawing on the multiple heritages that underpin research
Learning in Later Life
Language: en
Pages: 186
Authors: Trish Hafford-Letchfield
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Within the UK and Europe, government legislation and policies concerned with demography have asserted a paradigmatic shift towards the increased engagement of older people with public services. The philosophy of user involvement and co-production within these contexts has become integral to finding ways in which to improve the wellbeing of