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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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The need for Life Long Learning is clear with statistics such as 3.
The Horizon project at AMP includes 13 Life Long Learning providers and after the today's launch these providers will interview employees to develop learning opportunities for staff.
The whole Life Long Learning agenda is one that Amicus has taken to employers and I am very glad that AMP have grasped the nettle and developed the Horizon project.
The public, disability advocates and private industry representatives are invited to attend the Grand Opening of the ReBoot Life Long Learning Lab from 3:30-7:30 p.
Microsoft Southeast District chose the ReBoot Life Long Learning Lab for its Connected Learning Community (CLC) Grant because it uniquely met the requirements of creating access to technology for people in need.
The Life Long Learning Lab not only will provide computers to people with disabilities, but it will also enable them to grow and become more independent in their lives through training and education.
Joy Kniskern, program coordinator at Tools for Life, said, "The Life Long Learning Lab is possible only because of the support we receive from the corporate community.
Learndirect Centres are operated by Ufi (University for Industry), part of a Government initiative in the UK, to stimulate life long learning thereby increasing business competitiveness and improving people's career prospects.
The rapid adoption of Navy Knowledge Online further underscores the demand for an enterprise-wide, life long learning, personal development and knowledge management portal, to support not only the Navy's education and training initiatives, but also the way it does business," said CAPT James Kantner, Naval Personnel Development Command Knowledge Manager.