Lifelong learning

The Prime Minister talked about lifelong learning, but with no recognition of the havoc the Tories have created
In my previous posts about reading, I have failed to address precisely why I value books so much. In this post, I want to address a question I have been asked many times since I started writing about this topic: why read at all?
The new school year has started. First day photos have been taken, schoolbags have grown heavy with new books, and the reality of homework and early morning alarm clocks is beginning to set in. The evenings are shortening and the papers are speculating about the chances of an Indian Summer. It's September again...
It's never too late to go back to school - although pursuing further education as an adult involves much more than sitting
5. Remember why you're there The big difference between adult learning and going to school? Chances are, you've made the
A few weeks ago, whilst choosing books on Amazon to take along on my honeymoon, I bought Professor Mary Beard's A History of Ancient Rome. I bought the book simply because it was on Amazon's bestseller list, but to my surprise, I really enjoyed it.
As with almost anything, there's an attitude you can take toward your education. If you favour a growth mindset, you're likely
Eighty percent of the older people living in one of the featured care homes go out to do activities on a daily basis, and children come into the care home from the local school to do intergenerational work.
Research shows that young adults have the largest potential to change their lives and "grow out of crime", but inappropriate interventions can halt this desistance process. In addition, this group are likely to require more one-to-one support in the adult estate where they may be more vulnerable due to their age and maturity to prevent violence or self-harm.