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ERIC Number: ED536562
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Feb
Pages: 56
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 91
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-8403-6229-9
Active Ageing and Universities: Engaging Older Learners. Research Report
Phillipson, Chris; Ogg, Jim
Universities UK
This report reviews the engagement of older learners (defined as those aged 50 and over) in education and training with particular reference to their involvement in higher education. The ageing of populations was one of the most important trends in the 20th century and will raise major challenges in this century. Appended are: (1) Selected UK institutions with centres/institutes for lifelong learning; and (2) Examples of initiatives outside the UK. (Contains 20 tables and 11 charts.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Higher Education Funding Council for England, Bristol.
Authoring Institution: Universities UK (England)
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom