Learning through lockdown: findings from the 2020 Adult Participation in Learning Survey

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Author: Aldridge, Fiona; Jones, Emily; Southgate, David


There may have never been a more important time for adults to engage in learning. Faced with unprecedented economic and technological change, many adults will need to upskill or retrain to find new work; others will need to develop their skills and adapt to new ways of working within existing roles. There is strong evidence of wider benefits too: adult learning has an important role to play in supporting health and wellbeing, in tackling inequalities and 'levelling up', and in connecting people and tackling social isolation. In March 2020, the UK Government implemented a lockdown in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Adult and community education; Participation; Teaching and learning; Demographics

Keywords: Training participation rate; Learning experience; Learning motivation; Barrier; Adult learning; Online learning; Survey

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: Leicester, England: Learning and Work Institute, 2020

Physical description: 33 p.

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Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 142.824

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