Learning Through Life: Inquiry into the Future for Lifelong Learning

Published: Jan 2009

Tom Schuller, David Watson

The Inquiry into the Future for Lifelong Learning was set up in 2007 as an independent Inquiry sponsored by the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE). During the Inquiry, experts from government, business, academia, trade unions, public services, providers, the third sector, and learners have come together with the Inquiry’s Commissioners to identify a broad consensus for the future of lifelong learning in the UK, informed by over 250 evidence submissions.

Learning Through Life is the main report from the Inquiry. It is nested in approximately 30 supplementary papers published on the Inquiry’s website: