ForAge Network news


The latest news from the ForAge Network is available here. Reports and documents from earlier in the project, including material from the international conferences held in 2012 and 2013, are available on the ForAge Archive page.


Posted 26 September 2014

2nd ForAge Annual Report 2013 available

This summarises work that the ForAge network has undertaken since the previous annual report of August 2013.

ForAge 2nd Annual Report 2013


Posted 29 July 2014

ForAge conference 2014: New Directions and New Learning in Later Life

Further details of the third annual ForAge conference, taking place on 7-8 November 2014 in Oporto, Portugal, have been released. The conference website, which contains full details about the conference, is now online at

Any individual or group who would like to give an oral or a poster presentation should send their details and an abstract to Jim Soulsby ( or Graça Gonçalves (,  as soon as possible and no later than 31 August 2014.


Posted 15 May 2014

Papers on the issue of older people and conflict released

ForAge partners have produced two papers on the issue of older people and conflict:

Older People and Conflict A discussion paper introducing the debate, written by Jim Soulsby, ForAge Facilitator
Older People's Learning from Engagement in Massive Social Conflicts and Collective Actions            A paper written by Professor DusanaFindeisen, Slovenian Third Age University and Dr Anna Grabowska, PRO-MED sp. Zoo, Seniors’ Club, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, both members of the ForAge network


Posted 14 October 2013

ForAge Progress Report available

The Progress Report submitted to EACEA, August 2013, reporting on the first eighteen months of the ForAge project and plans for the future, is now available to download.

Forage for later-life learning: building on European experience. Progress Report to EACEA - Public Part, August 2013.



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