The AEA (Association for Education and Ageing) is an international membership organisation, open to all. Its particular strength is combining the interests of research, practice and policy concerning later life learning in all its forms. Importantly, it involves older learners in dialogue with professionals and volunteers who work in the services that provide and support learning.
The Association was formed in 1985 by adult educators in UK higher education departments who wished to promote:
Nowadays, life-long learning in most developed economies has taken a distinctive vocational turn, leaving adult education for older people in the margins of public services, while the burgeoning voluntary and private sector provision for later life learners goes largely unrecognised. What can we all learn from each other to continue to promote the life-enhancing value of learning throughout life, not just up to the end of work-life?
The Association aims to play its part by:
The AEA is a UK registered educational charity (No. 1050439)
Please go to ‘Join AEA’ for further information about our services and how to join.
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