WORK AND LEARNER IDENTITY: Developing an analytical framework

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    The aim of this article is to suggest a theoretical framework than can assess to how people’s engagement in specific historical and social work practices are significant to their development, maintenance or transformation of a learner identity. Such a framework is crucial in order to grasp how different groups have distinctive conditions for meeting the obligation of forming a proactive learner identity and engage in lifelong learning prevalent in both national and transnational policies on lifelong learning.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationWorking and Learning in Times of Uncertainty : Challenges to Adult, Professional and Vocational Education
    EditorsSandra Bohlinger, Ulrika Haake, Christian Helms Jørgensen, Hanna Toiviainen, Andreas Wallo
    PublisherSENSE Publisher
    Publication date2015
    ISBN (Electronic)978-94-6300-244-8
    Publication statusPublished - 2015


    • Learner identity
    • Work life
    • Learning
    • Unskilled
    • Work and learning

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