Welcome to the website of the research network for:
The Changing Nature of Work and
Lifelong Learning in the New Economy:
National and Case Study Perspectives

Photo on left by Vincenzo Pietropaulo; photo on right by Delna Karanjic


A grant awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), complementing work begun by the NALL (New Approaches to Lifelong Learning) research network, WALL is a part of the Initiative for the New Economy (INE), which aims to help Canadians understand and benefit from the ways in which the global economy is being transformed.

Our network of investigators is composed of researchers from seven universities and more than 10 co-investigators from community groups and professional institutions across Canada. Benefiting from the contributions of international advisors, the WALL research network endeavours to identify gaps in workplace training and education in Canada and bring visibility to current learning and work issues and trends.

The cumulative research generated by the WALL research network will provide a better understanding of current learning practices, processes and environments, and contribute to the production of valuable resources for instructor training, workplace innovation and government initiatives.

WALL is a project of the Centre for the Study of Education and Work.




252 Bloor Street West, Office 12-254,
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V6

Tel. 416.978.0015 Fax. 416.926.4751
E-mail: wallnetwork@oise.utoronto.ca


Link to University Of Toronto






Corporate Executive Surveys 1980-2000

D.W. Livingstone
Sept. 12, 2013


Adult Learning
Trends in Canada

Livingstone & Raykov


Trends in Public Support for PLAR

D.W. Livingstone


The Knowledge Economy and
Lifelong Learning

Livingstone & Guile


Teacher Learning
and Power

Clark, Livingstone
  and Smaller


Underemployment and Quality of Life

M. Raykov


Integrated WALL/NALL Codebook 1998-2010

Livingstone & Raykov


Codebook 2010

D.W. Livingstone




WALL Resource Base



Requirement Matching


New Approaches
to Lifelong Learning