Adult Education


This research is an exploration of why adults return to study and the impact this has on their lives.


Dr Lesley Scanlon

Research Location

School of Education and Social Work

Program Type



Adults have many reasons for returning to education and this research explains the origins of these motives and their influence on individual decision to return to study. The personal and professional impact of returning to education is explored as a way of understanding how adults can best be supported.

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adult, Education, motivation, support, professional

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The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 803

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