Six ways to develop adults to mature learners

To support the development of adult learners there are a six ‘scales’ or preferences. helping to move learners from:

  1. Dependency to autonomy
  2. Ignorance to insight
  3. Using shallow abilities to deep abilities
  4. Selfishness to altruism
  5. A need for certainty to a tolerance of ambiguity

Source: Malcolm Knowles

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About Mike Morrison

Mike Morrison is a consultant and change agent specialising in developing skills in senior people to increase organizational performance.
Mike is also founder & director of RapidBI, an organizational effectiveness consultancy.


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