Adults who do not want to participate in learning: a cross-national European analysis of their perceived barriers

This article explores cross-national differences in the intensity of perceived barriers to adult learning in Europe focusing on the barriers recognised by those not participating and having no intention to do so. This relatively large subgroup has received scant scholarly attention, yet exploring their participation barriers is critical for policies aimed at encouraging learning activity. The authors propose a country typology of adult learning based on earlier typologies of welfare state regimes, varieties of capitalism and models of lifelong learning. Multilevel analysis of 19 European count ... Show more

Authors: Roosmaa, Eve-Liis; Saar, Ellu

Published: Abingdon, England, Taylor and Francis, 2017

Resource type: Article

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