What motivates adults to learn: a rapid evidence review of what drives learning new skills in the workplace

Document type
Report
Author(s)
Orlik, Jack; Reid, Benjamin; Whiteley, Georgie
Publisher
NESTA
Date of publication
22 August 2019
Subject(s)
Education and Skills, Employment, Social Policy
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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There is a significant evidence gap relating to the development of digital skills and digital competencies among adult workers. Experimental evidence is rare. This review reinforces the importance of the link between individuals' motivation to learn and their psychological readiness (career adaptability resources) when considering positive career outcomes.

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