1 Mar 2016

Barriers to education for older people

From Nine To Noon, 11:27 am on 1 March 2016
Elderly lady reading

Photo: Nany Mata / CC BY 2.0

How does New Zealand measure up when it comes to education opportunities for older people?

Kathryn Ryan asks adult education specialist Professor Brian Findsen of Waikato University:

Brian Findsen has written the first comprehensive global analysis of education for older adults – International Perspectives on Older Adult Education – which includes some of the barriers for retirees returning to study.