The relationship between adult learning and wellbeing: evidence from the 1958 National Child Development Study

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Author: Duckworth, Kathryn; Cara, Olga


[This is a] report examining evidence on the extent of participation in lifelong learning, the characteristics of lifelong learning and the benefits of lifelong learning. [It] looks at patterns of participation in different forms of lifelong learning, the characteristics of learners, whether qualifications were gained and at what level. [It] models the effect of participation in different types of lifelong learning on individual wellbeing and health-related outcomes, focusing on life-satisfaction, self-efficacy, depression, smoking, alcohol consumption and exercising. Excerpt from...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Lifelong learning; Participation; Teaching and learning; Outcomes; Qualifications

Keywords: Adult learning; Wellbeing; Educational level

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: BIS, 2012

Physical description: 39 p.

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Series: BIS research paper; no. 94

Resource type: Paper

Rights: Crown copyright 2012

Call number: TD/TNC 110.893

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