(2011) Lifelong Learning in Later Life. A Handbook on Older Adult Learning

in TheoryBrian Findsen and Marvin Formosa

An important handbook on learning in later life by authors from New Zealand and Malta. Issues discussed include social construction of ageing; the importance of lifelong learning practice; participation in later life learning; education of marginalised groups of older people; inter-generational learning;' 'active ageing'; learning for health and well-being and the place of older adults in a learning society

Rotterdam: Sense Publishers,218 pp. ISBN 978-94-6091-641-6


ageing, older adults, later life, older adult learning, participation, motivation, barriers

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