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The most consistent ﬁnding in qualitative research and practitioner narratives is that adult learning produces gains in conﬁdence (Tett and Maclachlan 2007: 159). A detailed qualitative investigation of adult literacy, numeracy and host language education in England found that participants identiﬁed both social conﬁdence and personal conﬁdence among the most highly valued outcomes of courses (Barton et al. 2007: 111). Additionally, Hammond and Feinstein’s longitudinal analysis (2006) found that learners were more likely to report gains in self-efﬁcacy and sense of agency (perceived control over important life choices) than non-learners.
Summarize the new thinking that has evolved from the IFLL inquiry. For every Ȕ55 spent on learning in the UK Ȕ47 goes to the 18–24 group, Ȕ6 to the 25–29 group, Ȕ1 to the 50–74 group, and 29p to the 75+ group. The ideas propose dramatic departures from historical norms. Lifelong learning advocates argue that a much fairer allocation of funding is now needed in recognition of changing demographics and a growing understanding that learning in later life can help older people to stay active, engaged with society and healthy.
Active Ageing, Active Learning: Issues and Challenges by Gillian Boulton-Lewis, Maureen Tam