Benefits that learners gain from learning. (Covers both economic returns and social returns).
The range of materials available to learners to support their learning. These include commercially-produced materials and those designed by teachers for specific courses. They include books, manuals, worksheets, workshop and studio equipment and materials, computer programmes etc. For learning providers and funding bodies this could include teacher/tutor/instructor hours. Note that this doesn’t refer to financial resources?
Learning which is for personal development purposes, recreation and leisure, undertaken to improve quality of life. Recreational learning can lead to vocational learning if the goals of learners in their chosen subject become work-oriented.
See Barriers to participation