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|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Social Sciences Conference Papers and Proceedings|
|Peer Review Status: ||Refereed|
|Authors: ||Field, John|
|Contact Email: ||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Title: ||Reflecting From the Front Line: Research on Lifelong Learning and Policies for Well-Being|
|Citation: ||Field J (2009) Reflecting From the Front Line: Research on Lifelong Learning and Policies for Well-Being, SCUTREA, University of Cambridge, Leeds: Education-line / British Education Index.|
|Issue Date: ||Jul-2009|
|Conference Name: ||SCUTREA|
|Conference Location: ||University of Cambridge|
|Abstract: ||The paper provides an account of the interface between policy and research on lifelong learning as experienced in a recent UK Foresight exercise. In 2008, the UK Government Office for Science published a lengthy report on what it called mental capital and well-being. Commissioned as part of the Foresight process – intended to help government anticipate emerging and urgent future developments - the report outlined a number of interventions that could be taken in the short to medium term in order to improve mental capital and well-being over the longer term. The paper concludes with reflections on the challenges and limitations of the researcher's role in policy development.|
|Type: ||Conference Paper|
|Status: ||Author Version|
|Rights: ||Authors retain copyright.; Statement from conference website: "SCUTREA holds a three day conference each year in early July, the proceedings of which are refereed and published. Past conference papers can be found in the Education-line collection." http://www.scutrea.ac.uk/index.html|
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