(2010) Active ageing and universities: engaging older learners

in Discussion & Reports

Discussion of the need for universities to find ways to adapt to, and support, an ageing population in the UK. The article considers, in particular, 'active ageing' policy, data on older people in higher education, potential responses from higher education to demographic change, and the challenges posed by integrating older learners within universities.

International Journal of Education and Ageing, Vol. 1, No. 1, 9-22, June 2010, ISSN: 2044-5458


Older learner, higher education, self determination theory