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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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It means that if, as many governments believe, lifelong learning is crucial to their countries' economic competitiveness and social well-being, then their countries' future is significantly dependent on the quality of the decisions and transitions made by individuals.
Reality: The requirements to become a CITP include work experience and lifelong learning. The exam is periodically offered to those who have met minimum requirements for the credential, but have not met experience or lifelong learning requirements.
Encouraging lifelong learning is one of the two components of the federal government's success strategy for Canada.
"We live in an increasingly technology-centered and computer-based world where lifelong learning is a prerequisite for success and maintaining our competitive edge," Manzullo said.
Thomson Delmar Learning (TDL; Albany, NY), a provider of educational resources for lifelong learning and a unit of Thomson Corp., has acquired all the assets of NetLearning, Inc.
Dear Editor, -The article 'Lifelong Learning courses axed' (Monday April 19) gave a misleading and negative view of course provision at the University of Birmingham Centre for Lifelong Learning.
A commitment to maintaining professional competence through lifelong learning is critical for accountants to meet the needs of a competitive worldwide economy and carry out their public-interest responsibilities.
Each of the segments also describes the characteristics of people in this group of occupations, what they like to do and don't like to do, what skills they like to use, the importance of the types of work they do, and the importance of lifelong learning in keeping current.
By focusing on the learning process, this year's Hoyt Lecture encourages the industry to promote lifelong learning and describes the transformation of data into wisdom.
The Lifelong Learning Institute (ages 50 plus) at Harper College provides mature adults with an opportunity to do just that through an array of courses.
His remarks come following the publication of the interim report of Labour's Lifelong Learning Commission, which says there is support for the idea of a National Education Service offering "free at the point of use" adult education.
"It offers hope for a system of lifelong learning which is not an 'optional extra' but an integral part of a dynamic, cohesive and learner-centred system."

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