Book Chapter

The importance of learning

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Citation

Field J (2013) The importance of learning. In: Sherwood C & Faulkner J (eds.) Reflections on ageing: The role of relationships in later life. Doncaster: Relate, pp. 39-43. http://www.relate.org.uk/userfiles/documents/Publication-ageing-essays-2013.pdf

Abstract
The chapter explores the role of learning in older adults' lives, and particularly its connection to social networks and intimate relationships. It concludes by arguing for greater attention to the quality and scale of support for learning in later life.

Keywords
Ageing; social capital; social networks; adult learning; lifelong learning

StatusPublished
Publication date31/12/2013
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/20114
PublisherRelate
Publisher URLhttp://www.relate.org.uk/…-essays-2013.pdf
Place of publicationDoncaster

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Professor John Field

Professor John Field

Emeritus Professor, Education