Current Individual and Retrospective Factors Associated with Lifelong Learning among 50-64 Year Olds in the Baltic States

Authors

  • Olga Zamalijeva Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia
  • Antanas Kairys Vilnius University, Lithuania; Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia
  • Madara Miķelsone Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia
  • Ieva Reine Rīga Stradiņš University, Latvia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15823/p.2021.144.4

Keywords:

lifelong learning, older adults, personality traits, retrospective factors, Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)

Abstract

This research is aimed to analyse the role of current and retrospective factors in participation in educational and training courses among 50-64year-old adults from the Baltic states. A sample of 3448 working age adults was drawn from SHARE wave 7 database Analysis shows significant cross-country differences with the highest proportion of attendance in Estonia. Participation is related to personality traits, being active in the labour market, education level and some retrospective factors.

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Published

2021-12-28

How to Cite

Zamalijeva, O., Kairys, A., Miķelsone, M., & Reine, I. (2021). Current Individual and Retrospective Factors Associated with Lifelong Learning among 50-64 Year Olds in the Baltic States. Pedagogika, 144(4), 69–87. https://doi.org/10.15823/p.2021.144.4

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