Issues in Learning and Education for the Ageing

  • Gillian M. Boulton-LewisEmail author
Part of the Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (EDAP, volume 15)


The population is ageing worldwide. This chapter is a discussion of issues in ageing, the importance of learning and education for the elderly, and then the more specific issues of why, how and what elders want to learn.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Queensland University of TechnologyBrisbaneAustralia

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