Research and analysis

Skills and lifelong learning: the benefits of adult learning

Report discussing the benefits of adult learning to the individual, society and the economy.



This report explores the benefits of adult learning, particularly in relation to:

  • work and careers
  • health services and their effective use by individuals
  • social wellbeing and crime reduction

It was commissioned as part of the Foresight Future of skills and lifelong learning project.

Published 15 August 2017