Motivation for lifelong learning– Developing “students for life”

How can we motivate students and adults to become lifelong learners, particularly in the health professions? Our group aims to understand how we can develop ‘students for life’ who are intrinsically motivated learners, who constantly interact with their environment, integrate learning and practice and want to invest in continuing professional development.

For more information: Students for Life (video); SDT Research in health professions education - keynote Rashmi Kusurkar (video)

Contact: Rashmi Kusurkar (

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