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The paper focuses on the experiences of teachers who work with older adults at University of the Third Age (U3A), at the University of Wroclaw. In Poland, The University of the Third Age are the most popular place of educational activities of seniors. According to data from the Statistical Office from 2015, in Poland there are 575 Universities of the Third Age. The paper presents the results of the conducted pilot research which have the status of preliminary diagnoses which require confirmation and supplementation based on further research activities. The paper consists of two parts theoretical and empirical one. The aim of the analysis of the collected research material presented in this paper is to establishing useful initial guidelines for practitioners, and in the next stage, developing an educational model of work with seniors as well as preparing a research project on a larger scale. 

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University of the Third Age senior learning teacher educational model Uniwersytet Trzeciego Wieku senior uczenie się nauczyciel model edukacyjny

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Malec-Rawiński, M., & Bartosz, B. . (2017). AN EDUCATIONAL MODEL FOR WORK WITH SENIORS – EXPERIENCES OF TEACHERS WORKING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF THE THIRD AGE. Dyskursy Młodych Andragogów/Adult Education Discourses, (18). https://doi.org/10.34768/dma.vi18.80