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AEA conference Learning in Later Life Call for Papers

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In April 2016 the Association of Education and Ageing will host a conference on Learning in Later Life: Theory, Policy and Practice.

The Conference celebrates the completion of 30 years of AEA’s mission to promote the importance of learning in later life.

The Conference will address a range of critically important themes of theory, policy and practice in relation to learning in later life and relate these themes to the role of learning in ageing societies. AEA conferences have a reputation for bringing together, from across Europe and further afield, older people, practitioners, researchers, academics and policy-makers.

The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, 5th – 7th April 2016

Papers from all perspectives and disciplines are invited on, for example:

  • Older adults’ participation in learning
  • The role of learning for health and well-being
  • Older adults’ learning and technology

Participants wishing to present a paper (in English) are requested to submit an abstract (maximum 300 words including title). The author’s name, institution, address and email should be presented on a separate sheet, together with the title of the paper. All abstracts should be submitted by 22nd January 2016 (but preferably earlier) to

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