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Education and training in the workplace

Chris Phillipson

in Work, Health and Wellbeing

Published by Policy Press

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9781847428080
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447305637 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0013
Education and training in the workplace

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This chapter examines issues relating to improving training and education for an ageing workforce, especially in the context of the physical and mental health challenges facing workers in the 50-plus age group. It considers current innovation within training and learning for older workers, and the potential contribution of further and higher education in supporting demographic change.

Keywords: productive ageing; bridging employment; lifelong learning; career development; higher education

Chapter.  6511 words. 

Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

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