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Work, Health and WellbeingThe Challenges of Managing Health at Work$
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Sarah Vickerstaff, Chris Phillipson, and Ross Wilkie

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9781847428080

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.001.0001

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Education and training in the workplace

Education and training in the workplace

Chapter:
(p.255) Thirteen Education and training in the workplace
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Work, Health and Wellbeing
Author(s):

Chris Phillipson

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0013

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

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