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Challenges to Adult Education in Lithuania

Authors
Journal
Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences
1877-0428
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
116
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.01.980
Keywords
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Possitive Attitude
  • Adult Education
  • Lithuanian Adults
Disciplines
  • Education

Abstract

Abstract The aim of this paper is to discuss development of Lifelong Learning possibilities in Lithuania and adult attitude towards learning, which are important factors in the implementation of Lifelong Learning in Lithuania. Lithuania, as a partner, participates in EU 6 Framework programme project “LifeLong Learning 2010” together with 14 other partners. The project focuses on the contribution of the education systems to the process of making lifelong learning a reality and its role as a potential agency of social integration. The survey has revealed that in general, Lithuanian adult learners have a positive attitude towards lifelong learning. A positive attitude towards lifelong learning is held by 63% of the learners, 37% - neutral, and 0,4% negative. That insures the dissemination of good practice of lifelong learning has important impact for development lifelong learning strategy and for spreading lifelong learning ideas among Lithuanian adults.

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