The Basque law is based on the European Commission’s concept and defines lifelong learning as all learning activities undertaken throughout life with the aim of improving knowledge, skills and competencies within a personal, civic, social and/or employment-related perspective. The European Council has adopted Council Recommendation on Key Competences for Lifelong Learning to help reinforce key competences and basic skills. The Recommendation identifies eight key competences which act as a common European reference framework for policymakers, as well as education and training providers, organisations and learners.
The development of the European Lifelong Learning Indicators (ELLI) is an initiative of the non-profit Bertelsmann Stiftung to monitor the state of lifelong learning in Europe. The main focus of the ELLI project is the ELLI Index. The ELLI index is an annually updated composite indicator summarizing the state of lifelong learning for European countries. Lifelong Learning Policies for Young Adults in Europe. Navigating between Knowledge and Economy This comprehensive collection discusses topical issues essential to both scholarship and policy making in the realm of lifelong learning (LLL) policies and how far they succeed in supporting young people across their life courses, rather than one.
Adult learning Adult learning is a vital component of the European Union's lifelong learning policy. and enable a better exchange of knowledge and experiences between countries. A Resolution adopted by the Council on a renewed European Agenda for Adult Learning highlights the need to significantly increase adult participation in formal. Lifelong learning (LLL) policies became strategic tools in the EU's political response to the youth unemployment challenge and, thus, an area of intense activity and reform (Heyes, ).
Dec 04, · in the 70s it focused on offering training alternatives to the adult population in the 90s, the concept of lifelong learning started to have an approach that went beyond adult education: it strengthened the importance of preparing students to learn by themselves and adapt to the changing demands of the knowledge society. Feb 10, · A traditional definition of lifelong learning is “all learning activity undertaken throughout life, with the aim of improving knowledge, skills and competences within a personal, civic, social and/or employment-related perspective” (European Commission [EC], , p. 9).