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 [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 ability to understand the importance of lifelong learning to care adequately for patients, to participate in patient education, and to pursue creative scholarly endeavors.
The Sharon Lifelong Learning Council and Sharon City Schools partner to offer several different continuing education classes for adults in the community.
Only 10% of the 20 lifelong learning providers inspected achieved the same high standard.
Minister for education and lifelong learning for Wales, Jane Davidson, who opened the conference, said: "The conference represents an opportunity for education specialists from across Europe to share examples of best practice.
org) which have a partnership with the University of Miami's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Carol had to overcome many obstacles while studying part-time with the School of Lifelong Learning.
Cardiff University is the largest provider of adult education in Wales and provides around 400 lifelong learning courses a year.
So, you ask, how does this brief look at lifelong learning and CE relate to JNN?
Lifelong Learning at Saltholme, offers events that encourage people's enjoyment and appreciation of the wildlife in the Tees Valley.
PTLLS stands for Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector.
Members of the county''s lifelong learning scrutiny committee were told yesterday that plans to revamp post 16 education would be hindered by tighter budgets.
Figures from Lifelong Learning UK show 33 per cent of workers felt they would be more "efficient" in their jobs if they had better knowledge of technology, and 22 per cent would produce work to a higher standard.

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