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Título: The Role of lifelong learning in creation of a european knowledge-based society
Autor: Correia, Ana Maria Ramalho
Mesquita, Anabela
Palavras-chave: Lifelong learning education
Data: 2009
Editora: IGI Global
Resumo: The dominant discourse in education and training policies, at the turn of the millennium, was on lifelong learning (LLL) in the context of a knowledge-based society. As Green points (2002, pp. 611-612) several factors contribute to this global trend: The demographic change: In most advanced countries, the average age of the population is increasing, as people live longer; The effects of globalisation: Including both economic restructuring and cultural change which have impacts on the world of education; Global economic restructuring: Which causes, for example, a more intense demand for a higher order of skills; the intensified economic competition, forcing a wave of restructuring and creating enormous pressure to train and retrain the workforce In parallel, the “significance of the international division of labour cannot be underestimated for higher education”, as pointed out by Jarvis (1999, p. 250). This author goes on to argue that globalisation has exacerbated differentiation in the labour market, with the First World converting faster to a knowledge economy and a service society, while a great deal of the actual manufacturing is done elsewhere.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.22/720
Versão do Editor: http://www.igi-global.com/chapter/role-lifelong-learning-creation-european/13314
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