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Lifelong learning (LLL)

Parent term: Learning

9 definitions, 1 child term

All learning activities undertaken throughout life for the development of competencies and qualifications.
Source: ILO 2006, Global
All learning activity undertaken throughout life, with the aim of improving knowledge, skills and/or qualifications for personal, social and/or professional reasons.
Source: UNESCO 1984, Global
All learning activity undertaken throughout life, which results in improving knowledge, know-how, skills, competences and/or qualifications for personal, social and/or professional reasons.
Source: CEDEFOP 2008, Europe
The process of acquiring knowledge or skills throughout life via education, training, work and general life experiences.
Source: NCVER 2013, Australia
All learning activity undertaken throughout life, with the aim of improving knowledge, skills and/or qualifications for personal, social and/or professional reasons.
Source: UNEVOC/NCVER 2009, Global
Learning that takes place in all contexts in life-formally, nonformally and informally. It includes learning behaviours and obtaining knowledge; understanding; attitudes; values and competences for personal growth, social and economic wellbeing, democratic citizenship, cultural identity and employability.
Source: SAQA 2013, South Africa
The process of acquiring knowledge or skills throughout life via education, training, work and general life experience.
Source: TESDA 2010, Philippines
(also called Continuing Learning) Job-related Continuing Learning or Lifelong Learning is the process in which different craftsmen and adults take part to acquire and / or learn new awareness, knowledge, skills or attitude competencies throughout life via all organized, systematic education, training, work and general life experiences in order to improve their opportunities for advancement and promotion. Continuing Learning or Lifelong Learning programmes are educational programmes usually offered as part-time or short courses in personal, academic or occupational subject areas.
Source: Wahba 2013, Global
This refers to all general education, vocational education and training, non-formal education and informal learning undertaken throughout life, resulting in an improvement in knowledge, skills and competences within a personal, civic, social and/or employment-related perspective. It includes the provision of counselling and guidance services.
Source: EU Commission LLP 2007-2013, Europe

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