Resource Hub

Learning & Employment Case Studies 

On this page you'll find case studies of some of the great work being carried out by employers, employees, local authorities and communities to enhance older people's opportunities to learn, volunteer and work. Get ideas, inspiration and contacts details to help support you in your own work.

Know of a project or scheme that you think we should feature? Please let us know.

Employment case studies

  • The Age of Investment: Clive Green's story - video (eng)

    The story of Clive Green, who has retrained to become a qualified electrician. Produced as part of the Welsh Government Skills Gateway for Adults scheme.

  • The Age of Investment: Gwladys Ann Jones’ story - video (eng)

    The story of Gwladys Ann Jones, who retrained to become a professional carer. Produced as part of the Welsh Government Skills Gateway for Adults scheme.

Learning case studies

  • Grandfest 2016 - video (eng)

    Brilliant short film from Royal Voluntary Service on Grandfest, a festival they run celebrating and sharing the skills of older people.

  • What is the U3A - video (eng)

    Short film from U3A (University of the Third Age) about what U3A clubs are, and some of the activities they are involved in.

  • U3A: From French to DIY - video (eng)

    Video showing just some of the learning and activities that take place in U3A groups.