2015 | Vol. 8, No 2 | 51-61
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The Importance of Lifelong Learning in XXI Century

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The aim of article is to show importance of lifelong learning in the context of currently labour market. In that respect, the employability, adaptability and mobility of citizens is vital for Europe. To attain these objectives, European systems of education and training must adapt to the requirements of the knowledge society and the need for an enhanced level of education and better quality employment. This processes don't understand the polish entrepreneurs. The article definides of lifelong learning, describes the types of adult education and some statistical data of adult education in 28 countries integrated Europe and also possibilities to apply to costs on lifelong learning from European Social Fund in the period 2014-2020.(original abstract)
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