ForAge Network news


The latest news from the ForAge Network is available here.

Material from the international conferences held in 2012, 2013 and 2014, are available on the ForAge Network conferences page.


Posted 10 April 2015

ForAge newsletter 14 available in French

ForAge newsletter 14 ForAge – Third Annual Report has been translated into French and is now available on the ForAge Network Newsletters page.


Posted 23 February 2015

ForAge/AEA international conference 2016 announced

'Learning in Later Life: Theory, Policy and Practice', a two-day international conference organised by ForAge and The Association for Education and Ageing (AEA), UK, will be held during 5-7 April 2016, at the Open University in Milton Keynes (UK). A call for papers and conference outline is available on the AEA website:


Posted 2 February 2015

ForAge 'Lexicon of Terms: Later-Life Learning'

ForAge partners have been involved in compiling a lexicon, or glossary, of over 100 commonly used terms within the field of later-life learning. The final document is now available: Lexicon of Terms


Posted 19 January 2015

Declaration in support of ForAge

Organisations who support the principles of the ForAge Project and ForAge Network and would like to be kept informed of developments associated with ForAge, are invited to sign a 'Declaration in Support of ForAge'. Details available on the Home page.


Posted 26 September 2014

2nd ForAge Annual Report 2013 available

This summarises work that the ForAge network has undertaken since the previous annual report of August 2013 ForAge 2nd Annual Report 2013


Posted 29 July 2014

2014 ForAge third annual conference website

Further details of the third annual ForAge conference, New Directions and New Learning in Later Life, 7-8 November 2014, Oporto, Portugal, are available from the conference website at


Posted 15 May 2014

Papers on the issue of older people and conflict released

ForAge partners have produced two papers on the issue of older people and conflict:

Older People and Conflict A discussion paper introducing the debate, written by Jim Soulsby, ForAge Facilitator
Older People's Learning from Engagement in Massive Social Conflicts and Collective Actions            A paper written by Professor DusanaFindeisen, Slovenian Third Age University and Dr Anna Grabowska, PRO-MED sp. Zoo, Seniors’ Club, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, both members of the ForAge network


Posted 14 October 2013

ForAge Progress Report available

The Progress Report submitted to EACEA, August 2013, reporting on the first eighteen months of the ForAge project and plans for the future, is now available to download.

Forage for later-life learning: building on European experience. Progress Report to EACEA - Public Part, August 2013.