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learning

 [lern´ing] (pl. learn·ing)
education (def. 2).
the acquisition of knowledge.
learning disorders a group of disorders characterized by academic functioning that is substantially below the level expected on the basis of the patient's chronological age, measured intelligence, and age-appropriate education.
lifelong learning the continuation of the process of education throughout life.

lifelong learning

Learning that continues after formal education ends and fosters professional, intellectual, aesthetic, social, and leadership skills.
See also: learning
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To do so, they must document their involvement in technology services and complete a prescribed amount of related life long learning activities during this three-year period.
The excellent reputation of the National Academy of Human Resources (NAHR) has made membership a common aspiration among human resource leaders and as a believer in life long learning, I'm thrilled at the prospect of regular interaction with great thinkers and practitioners.
ATDI's guiding principles are to promote life long learning, develop portable qualifications and world-class standards and recognition of qualifications.
The purpose of Bennett College is to maintain its distinction as an institution of higher education by offering women an education conducive to excellence in scholarly pursuits, preparation for leadership roles and life long learning in a contemporary society.
Ultrexx-SSDI Consortium members include the Community Education Life Long Learning Center (CELL Center), Grays Harbor, Washington and the Washington State University (WSU), Pullman, Washington.