Professor Brian C. Findsen
Adult Education; Ageing; Education Policy; Learning and Education; Lifelong Learning; Sociology and Education; Tertiary Education
Qualifications: EdD NCSU; MA (Hons) Waikato; BSocSc Waikato; Cert in Maori St. (Waikato); Dip. Teaching ChCh.
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I have worked in adult and continuing education in universities for most of my career. I am currently a professor of (adult) education in Te Whiringa School of Educational leadership & Policy with a special research interest in learning in later life, an area in which I have published extensively. Aside from working in this University (initially in 1980 in the Centre for Continuing Education), I have worked as an adult educator at the University of Auckland, AUT University and the University of Glasgow (2004-2008) where I was Head of Department for Adult & Continuing Education. I completed my doctoral studies in adult education and sociology at North Carolina State University in the mid 1980s. Hence, I bring to my research and teaching, a strong interest in international adult education.
I am married to Caterina and we have two children, Amanda and Christopher, and four grandchildren, Ashton, Mya, Harper and Aria.
Findsen, B. (2017). International perspectives on learning in later life. In The Getting of WIsdom One Day Ballarat Conference. Conference held at Federation University Australia, Ballarat, Australia.
Findsen, B. (2017). Learning in later life: A critical perspective. In M. Milana, S. Webb, J. Holford, R. Waller, & P. Jarvis (Eds.), The Palgrave International Handbook on Adult and Lifelong Education and Learning. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave MacMillan. Retrieved from https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057/978-1-137-55783-4_43
Findsen, B. (2017). The engagement of universities in older adult education in Aotearoa New Zealand. Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 57(3), 366-383.
Findsen, B. C. (2017). Learning later in life. In A. Knox, S. C. O. Conceição, & L. Martin (Eds.), Mapping the Field of Adult and Continuing Education
An International Compendium (pp. 31-36). Stylus Publishing. Retrieved from https://sty.presswarehouse.com/books/BookDetail.aspx?productID=483908
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