Lifelong learning in the global knowledge economy: challenges for developing countries: a World Bank report.

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This report explores the challenges to education and training systems presented by the knowledge economy and provides an analytical framework for developing a lifelong learning system. Four questions are addressed: (1) What does a national education and training system need to support knowledge-based economic growth? (2) How can developing countries and countries in transition promote lifelong learning, and what challenges do they face in doing so? (3) What type of governance framework promotes lifelong learning for people in general and disadvantaged groups in particular? (4) How can...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Lifelong learning; Labour market; Finance; Skills and knowledge; Economics; Governance

Keywords: Skill development; Human capital; Transition economy; Knowledge economy; Education and training system; Education and training reform

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: World Bank, 2003

Physical description: xxv, 141 p.

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ISBN: 0821354752

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 75.103

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