Category Archives: Education and training

The Case for Life-long Education

Judith A. Davey Interest in lifelong education, which was the culminating point of my last blog, is not new. It developed through the 1960s and 1970s with the increasing pace of economic, social and technological change, and the perception that … Continue reading

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Education in an ageing society – why is it important?

Judith A. Davey Looking through my list of blog topics, I notice the absence of education. Yes, there is such a subject as educational gerontology. I was into this a good few years ago now when I co-edited and contributed … Continue reading

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Old dog – new tricks? Training and Re-training for Older Workers

By Judith Davey   In my recent research on workforce ageing in New Zealand, almost everyone I spoke to agreed that labour and skill shortages will become more pressing in the near future and recruitment will become harder[1]. So I … Continue reading

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