Education can improve wellbeing – and job prospects.
Learning the skills and techniques of music production has never been more accessible. Online tutorials and free music-creation resources have made it possible to create anytime and anywhere.
Lifelong learning isn’t just about being employable, it’s about a healthy brain and overall quality of life.
Communities benefit from keeping children in school for longer.
The ‘multiplier effect’ of literacy empowers people by enabling them to meaningfully participate in society and improve their livelihoods.
Demand for professional development has grown but the pandemic has forced it online. Decades of evidence from online education tells us how to ensure professional development remains effective.
Higher education is facing painful disruptions and challenges from online providers, but the emerging need to monitor and continually update knowledge also offers opportunities.
More and more employees are using digital tools to acquire new professional skills.
As new ways of working have spread throughout the workplace, a culture of lifelong learning is competing with the traditional practice of on-the-job training.
As 90-year-old Thumekile Mthiyane proves, you’re never too old to learn or try new things.
It’s common knowledge that children are voracious learners but the famous cliche suggests that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. This simply isn’t true.
Sol Plaatje never stopped learning, nor teaching.
How did Sol Plaatje, a man with only four years of formal schooling, become one of South Africa’s most brilliant and committed public educators?
Nelson Mandela was a lawyer, an activist, a political prisoner and a president. He was also a man who loved learning.
The late South African statesman Nelson Mandela exemplifies lifelong learning that is deeply rooted in dialogue.
It’s not easy for those who are already working to study towards a degree.
Flexible learning and teaching can help those who want to study while working. It requires structural changes and attitude shifts within universities and companies whose employees want to study.
MPs call for new campaign on literacy and numeracy.
With England once again in the spotlight for having poor adult skills, it’s timely that we have a new report from MPs calling for a campaign to fix the problem. But while there is lots of evidence out…