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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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"The Life Long Learning manager and her team are to be congratulated for the commitment, enthusiasm and professionalism they bring to the education service."
For the LLL pilot, much of the work to date has been in development of general tools such as a Section/Division Course Toolkit; developing a more detailed and broad-based Life Long Learning Strategy; and planning website features, such as a course listing service and other enhancements, which are now moving into the implementation phase as part of an overall website upgrade.
Allegations surround the provision of special educational needs (SEN) and head of life long learning at Flintshire County Council Ian Budd is investigating.
Greece has taken steps to develop life long learning, but there is still no overall strategy, and educational and vocational training need further improvement.
The one-day-a-week course, which includes working in a nursery, playgroup or creche, runs on Fridays at Stoke Aldermoor Community Centre, Acorn Street, on Wednesdays at the Life Long Learning Centre, Deedmore Road, Wood End and on Thursdays at Wyken Community Centre, Westmorland Road, Wyken.
Roy Owen, who has responsibility for life long learning on the council, said: "It is very important we encourage young people to read books and make the most of the libraries.
Companies can contribute to CSR by participating in social dialogue, promoting life long learning and encouraging a balance between family and working life.
Clare will lead the development of a range of RSC resources for life long learning and will also be responsible for developing the RSC's archive.
I WONDER if your readers are as confused as I am by the maths logic of the minister for education, life long learning and skills.