Lifelong learning in Malaysia: have we achieved our goals?

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Author: Ghebllawi, Asil Esaam; Goolamally, Norlia; Ahmad, Jamil


Lifelong learning has been one of the most discussed agenda in education today. It is a continuous process to improve one's knowledge, skills and competence based on the learning objectives of the subject matter. The government's main agent for promoting lifelong learning is at the tertiary level. The Malaysian context of lifelong learning is very closely connected to employability and productivity. Therefore, its main purpose is to provide and fulfill the nation's needs with knowledgeable, skilled and competent human capital. Policy statements on lifelong learning have been mentioned in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Lifelong learning; Skills and knowledge; Workforce development

Keywords: Employability; Skill development; Competence; Human capital

Geographic subjects: Korea; Malaysia; Asia

Published: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: International Conference of Lifelong Learning, [2011]

Physical description: 12 p.

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Date: 2011

Place: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 113.638

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