U3A – The University of the Third Age

U3A groups around the United Kingdom are members of the Third Age Trust. Its main purpose is to encourage lifelong learning for those no longer in full time gainful employment.

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Information & Communication Technology and Residents of Sheltered Housing

A report of a day workshop held by and for practicioners to examine how sheltered housing can offer a stimulating environment wherein ICT may be introduced to older people. The Report gives brief outlines of 6 case study projects presented to the worksho

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Life Long Learning

Newsletter containing articles promoting the need for life long learning opportunities.

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Cultural diversity – responding to the learning needs of older people from black and minority ethnic communities

Briefing paper that promotoes the learning needs of older people from black & minority ethnic communities, giving examples of good practice

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Learning in Later Life

Information on the benefits of learning, overcoming the obstacles, the range of opportunities, and how to find information about learning opportunities

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Older people & learning – some key statistics

Summary of key statistics about the participation of older people in learning. Raises issues for consideration.

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Learning in Later Life – moving into 2006

Briefing paper that outlines the issues around learning provision for older people

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