lifelong learning

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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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Lifelong education. International Journal of Lifelong Education.
The study reviewed literature both in Thailand and foreign countries focusing on the concepts of lifelong education and learning, non-formal and informal education in Thailand, community participation, networking and partnership, and policy research.
Mr Corbyn yesterday pledged to bring in a National Education Service that would bring in free lifelong education. He said it was "the logical next step for Labour".
Professional nurses need to be accountable for maintaining their own lifelong education to enhance themselves as professionals and to positively impact the outcomes of the patients for whom care is provided on a daily basis.
He also pointed to the efforts to guarantee opportunities of good and lifelong education for all by 2030.
Ivy Tech Community College now prepares Indiana residents to learn, live, and work in a diverse and globally competitive environment by delivering professional, technical, transfer and lifelong education. Through its affordable, open-access education and training programs, the College enhances the development of Indiana's citizens and communities and strengthens its economy.
Already new rules are being prepared concerning hiring, promotion and transfer procedures within the police force, while new methods of training and lifelong education for members of the police force will be introduced.
The emphasis will be on lifelong education. It will be on education for creativity, innovation and for minds which are entrepreneurial.
The passion grew over the years because working for a news organization is like having a lifelong education. I still learn something new every day.
The Victoria Foundation supports college and university students as part of its mission to promote lifelong education of Arizona Latinos.
They suggested that one of the most important ways to address these large disparities is through lifelong education.
This new benchmark is the seventh to be added to the list of benchmarks in education and training, ie: young people leaving school prematurely; participation in pre-school education; finishing secondary school; adult participation in lifelong education and training; insufficient mastery of basic skills; and training mobility.