The Analysis of Need and Participation Willingness of Pre-retirement Education: From the Perspective of Lifelong Learning
The purpose of this study is to explore the needs and willingness to participate in pre-retirement education (PRE) from the perspective of lifelong learning among different generations. Subjects of this study are over 20 years old and from 25 counties / cities in Taiwan, which were selected by stratified random sampling method. Data was collected by computer-assisted telephone interviews, and among 1,074 valid samples via PRE questionnaire, analysis methods such as descriptive statistics, chi-square statistics, repeated measure ANOVA and one-way ANOVA was adopted. Results suggest four conclusions: the need of learning to take care oneself has the highest score, especially on health management of oneself; nearly 57% of subjects are willing to participate in PRE; the need for PRE differs among different generations, where subjects in their late adulthood have a lower need for PRE; among different generations, subjects in their middle adulthood have the highest participation willingness. Recommendations were made for government agencies, adult and elder education institutions, and older adults according to the results of this study.
|關鍵詞||世代差異、退休前教育、高齡教育、高齡社會、終身學習、generational difference、pre-retirement education、elder education、aged society、lifelong learning|