Lifelong Learning - Go on start learning today at!

What's New
Opinion Poll
Site Map
Contact Us

Click here for user-friendly browsing via our key site learning themes.
Older Learners
If you are interested in issues surrounding learning in later life, you should find the following pages of interest.

UK Online Centres
The aim of UK online centres is to enable everyone in England that wants it to have access to the Internet and email near to where they live. UK online centres are designed to meet the needs of local people who have low or no ICT skills or access to ICTs. They will provide access to the Internet and email, with support from staff in the centres, and help people to explore opportunities for further learning through ICTs.

Click here for the Celebrating Older Learners Home Page
The Celebrating Older Learners seminar on 19 March 2001 sought to address some of the issues facing older learners by an exploration of some of the learning activities underway across England.

Click here for the Learnng in Later Life
Learning in Later Life
Life is one long challenge. It is through the challenges of life that we learn - and it is never too late to learn. Indeed now could be the perfect opportunity to take the plunge and try something new and age shouldn't be a barrier.

Also see A guidance note for learning providers and supporters for steps to ensure that over-50s in your community are able to play a full part in the learning revolution.

Click here for the Development Agenda
Fourth Age Learning Report

Learning for older people in their fourth age - having a level of dependency on others for care.

Age Positive
The Government's Age Positive campaign is tackling age discrimination and promoting age diversity in the workplace.

Other Sites of Interest

It doesn't matter whether you're an absolute beginner or a seasoned learner - learndirect can help you choose a course.

Better Government for Older People
Better Government for Older People is part of the UK's Modernising Government Agenda and is steered by a consortium of six partners: Modernising Public Services Group in the Cabinet Office; Age Concern; Anchor Trust; The Carnegie Third Age Programme; Help the Aged; and Warwick University Local Authorities Research Consortium.

U3A - University of the Third Age
U3A groups around the United Kingdom are members of the Third Age Trust. Its main purpose is to encourage lifelong learning for those no longer in full time gainful employment.