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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We are committed to lifelong education for all people and look forward to helping promising young men and women attend college despite the challenges they have faced.
As I said before, being in this business is a lifelong education, and we are still learning.
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.
Casey in November 2011, is designed to encourage and assist individuals with disabilities and their families to set funds aside in a tax-advantaged savings account that allows the funds to be withdrawn to cover costs of health care, housing, transportation, the purchase of technology and lifelong education.
Unlike business professionals that have the benefit of lifelong education and career path guidance, many athletes lack the direction necessary to continue their success, once their game playing days are over.
Furthermore, the data reflects four key messages stated by the Institute of Medicine, suggesting that nurses should practice within their full scope of practice, continue in the lifelong education path, be full partners in the restructuring of the American healthcare system, and advocate in the planning and policy of data collection and information infrastructure.
Erdogan said, "as the children in European countries get education with computers and smart boards in their classrooms and discuss lifelong education, we discussed vocational schools, dresses in universities, and extend of compulsory education.
It is those states that provide their citizens with a sound, lifelong education that are the most successful; for the best examples we have to look at the northern European states.
Kathryn Roulston is an associate professor in the College of Education at the University of Georgia and teaches in the Qualitative Research Program in the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy.
It is not limited to education of students only but is in a broad sense a method of information sharing and passing within lifelong education that is a necessity especially for technicians.
Promote mental activity, including lifelong education.