ERIC Number: ED368966
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Working and Learning Together. European Initiatives with Older People. A Report of the Annual Conference of the Association for Educational Gerontology Held in 1993, the European Year of Older People and Solidarity between Generations (Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, July 1-4, 1993).
Percy, Keith, Ed.
This report summarizes the papers and discussions of a conference on education of older people. The conference had the following objectives: (1) to highlight examples of good practice in education and training for older people; (2) to encourage interprofessional contact and cooperation; and (3) to strengthen international networks in order to promote the development of education and training for older people. The sessions described in the report are the following: "Conference Welcome and Opening Presentation: Work, the Second 50 Years"; "Pre-Retirement Education in the European Community in Hard Times--A Need for Policy"; "Older Women: What Do They Want? What Do They Know?--Education and Training Experiences within European Community Countries"; "Working and Learning Together: A European Overview"; "Learning and Older Learners: A Role for the Media?"; "International Developments in the Self-Help Education Movement: The University of the Third Age"; "Educational Initiatives for Older People beyond the European Community"; and "Summing Up and Conclusion." The report also summarizes the discussions conducted during the following workshops: intergenerational solidarity, employment and training, self-help, and rural issues. Also included are the conference program, a list of participants, and a list of six references. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Continuing Education, Educational Needs, Females, Foreign Countries, Nontraditional Students, Older Adults, Program Implementation, Retirement
Association for Educational Gerontology, c/o Department of Educational Studies, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 5RX, England, United Kingdom (3.95 British pounds, nonmembers; 2 British pounds, members).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Educational Gerontology, Guildford (England).
Identifiers: European Community