lifelong learning


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lifelong learning

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(Education) the provision or use of both formal and informal learning opportunities throughout people's lives in order to foster the continuous development and improvement of the knowledge and skills needed for employment and personal fulfilment
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The emphasis here is also on problem-solving and lifelong learning.
While the previous eligibility requirements centered on passage of the AICPA's PFS exam and specified hours of experience in PFP activities during the three years preceding the exam, the centerpiece of these new guidelines is a new "point system" that encompasses a broad definition of business experience (which now includes teaching), provides for a new lifelong learning component, and recognizes other "PFP related" exams.
Indeed, my fifth association with the community college can only be described as a continuing zest for lifelong learning.
A new 10-point plan to encourage lifelong learning was launched by the Government yesterday.
By the Fall of 1991, the Sharon Lifelong Learning Council was formed to focus on community education and ways to link community needs with resources.
Educators and professional and academic institutions need to cooperate in developing consistent, convenient and cost-effective lifelong learning education systems.
Contract notice: IPA Enhancing lifelong learning through modernising the vocational education and training and adult education systems
of London, UK) presents 12 papers that provide a critical perspective on innovation in lifelong learning as related to issues of diversity and patterns of equality and inequality.
BROADCASTER and singer Isla St Clair is preparing to take the audience at Gartholwg Lifelong Learning Centre on a nostalgic journey of film and song during the war years.
Contact information: Office of Lifelong Learning, Indiana University School ofNursing, 1111 Middle Drive--NU 345, Indianapolis, IN 46202, by phone: (317) 274-7779, by fax: (317) 274-0012 or by email: censg@iupui.
Further education colleges and other lifelong learning providers in Wales must work harder on teacher and staff development, according to Wales' education chief inspector.
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