(2010) Learning in later life - projects, conferences and examples of practice in Europe

in Commentary
Jim Soulsby, University of Leicester, UK

This paper reports on the European Commission's conference 'Grundtvig, a decade of European innovation in adult learning', held in Brussels, January 26-28 2010, and the Spanish Government's 'Active and Healthy Ageing' conference held in Logrono, April 29 2010. It focus particularly on the examples of projects on learning in later life presented at both events. The paper also includes the results of a brief mapping exercise of known educational initiatives concerned with ageing and/or older people and funded by the European Commission.


International Journal of Education and Ageing, Vol.1, No. 1, 77-86, June 2010, ISSN: 2044-5458


Keywords

Older learners, European Commission, Grundtvig programme, databases