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Title: Is lifelong learning making a difference? Research-based evidence on the impact of adult learning
Authors: Field, John
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Editors: Aspin, D
Chapman, J
Evans, K
Bagnall, R
Citation: Field J (2012) Is lifelong learning making a difference? Research-based evidence on the impact of adult learning . In: Aspin D, Chapman J, Evans K, Bagnall R (ed.). Second International Handbook of Lifelong Learning. Springer International Handbooks of Education, 26, Dordrecth: Springer, pp. 887-898.
Keywords: lifelong learning
adult education
longitudinal research
community development
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Springer
Series/Report no.: Springer International Handbooks of Education, 26
Abstract: The chapter examines the evidence for claims that lifelong learning has a measurable impact on individual earnings, on individual well-being, and on the wider community. In particular, it focuses on recent studies that explore longitudinal data, following people's behaviour over time. It also tries to identify where those benefits flow, as this may have implications for who is to share in meeting the costs.
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Type: Part of book or chapter of book
Affiliation: Education

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