Lynne Gleeson


Men's sheds in Australia: learning through community contexts

Community-run men's sheds have recently developed and proliferated, mainly across parts of southern Australia and with higher proportions of older men not in work. This study examines their role as a place for older men to learn informally. It concludes that such sheds have important...

Economic returns to education and training for adults with low numeracy skills

The idea that individuals,enterprises and economies gain financially from increased participation in education or training is often assumed, but is not always easy to demonstrate or quantify. Lynne Gleeson explores the benefits of further training for people with low levels of numeracy by analysing Australian...