Professor Peter Jarvis has spent over 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in education. He has contributed well over 30 books and 200 papers and chapters in books on learning theory, adult education and learning, continuing professional education, nurse education, primary school education, distance education and third age education.
Peter Jarvis has written and edited well over 30 books and 200 papers and chapters in books on adult education and learning, continuing professional education, nurse education, primary school education, distance education, third age education. He has also been involved in writing a number of research reports ranging from curriculum evaluation in nursing to older people mentoring in the workplace. He has been grant holder for a number of research projects. He serves on editorial boards of a number of journals in different parts of the world including Adult Education Quarterly in the USA, Comparative Education, the Editorial Board of which he chaired for five years and he is an assessor for Nurse Education Today. He is the founding editor of The International Journal of Lifelong Education, which he has edited for nearly thirty years. He is Professor of Continuing Education at the University of Surrey, UK, honorary Visiting Professor at City University and Professor of the University of Pecs, Hungary (honoris causa).