By Gillian M. Boulton-Lewis (auth.), Gillian Boulton-Lewis, Maureen Tam (eds.)
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She further notes that the UK government policy has tended to think of demographic ageing as leading to large numbers of old people, rather than large numbers of people who are simply living longer – many of them with increasingly active healthy lives (Harper 2008, p. 10). A compelling recent summation of the potential contribution that lifelong learning can make to a wider society comes from The Foresight Project on Mental Capital and Wellbeing (Beddington et al. 2008). The project took a whole-of-life approach in reaching its conclusion that countries must learn how to capitalize on their citizens’ cognitive resources if they are to prosper.
Active Ageing, Active Learning: Issues and Challenges by Gillian M. Boulton-Lewis (auth.), Gillian Boulton-Lewis, Maureen Tam (eds.)