This paper examines English society in the context of lifelong learning and the learning society. It looks at the historical, social, economic, and political perspectives. It identifies a limited learning society - 13-15 percent of the population within which the extent of lifelong learning is variable.
EditorAppleton K; Macpherson C; Orr D
Parent TitleLifelong Learning Conference : selected papers from the inaugural international Lifelong Learning Conference, Yeppoon, Queensland, Australia, 17-19 July 2000, hosted by Central Queensland University
Number of Pages5
PublisherLifelong Learning Conference Committee, Central Queensland University
Place of PublicationRockhampton, Qld.
External Author AffiliationsCentral Queensland University; University of Westminster;
Name of ConferenceLifelong Learning Conference