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Learning throughout life

Positive experiences gained by adult learners as they learn new things are known to boost mental well-being and self-confidence. Professional competence development also promotes well-being and increases general life satisfaction. 

  • Learning human
  • Health and well-being
  • Text Jonna Myllykangas
  • Photos Raija Törrönen and Varpu Heiskanen
Manninen Jyri in portrait.
Professor of Adult Education Jyri Manninen from the University of Eastern Finland.

Retirement often means fewer social contacts to the people in the workplace and less frequent experiences of being able to use one’s competence.

Jyri Manninen

Professor of Adult Education

All competence development increases well-being, be it directly job-related or a hobby.

Jyri Manninen

Professor of Adult Education