A memorandum on lifelong learning


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Commission of the European Communities


Lifelong learning is no longer regarded as just one aspect of education and training in Europe, but has become the guiding principle in the successful transition to a knowledge-based economy and society. In October 2000, the European Commission wrote 'A memorandum to lifelong learning' to identify strategies and practical measures to foster lifelong learning for all. The Memorandum begins by outlining the case for implementing lifelong learning. It then argues that promoting active citizenship is as important as promoting employability and that the scale of current economic and social...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Lifelong learning; Workforce development; Innovation; Skills and knowledge; Career development; Economics; Governance; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Human resource development; Educational innovation; Basic skill; Curriculum vitae; Knowledge economy; Education and training reform; Education; Training

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: Brussels, Belgium: Commission of the European Communities, 2000

Physical description: 36 p.

Statement of responsibility: Commission of the European Communities

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/IRD 88.400

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