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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Authors: Field, John
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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."
Affiliation: Education

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