Lifelong learning principles and higher education policies

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Author: Tamez, Carlos Vargas


The role of higher education in promoting economic growth and social cohesion has been recognised in multiple international documents, programmes and strategies. Likewise, a number of countries and higher education institutions worldwide have introduced policies that aim at fostering learners' employability, active citizenship, personal development, knowledge base, competences and capabilities. However, not all these policies have successfully addressed current global trends like the economic downturn, demographic change, the changing nature of the labour market, and pressing social...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Lifelong learning; Policy

Keywords: Capacity building; Client satisfaction; Educational policy; Learning experience

Published: Bilbao, Spain: University of Deusto/University of Groningen, 2014

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Journal volume: 2

Journal number: 1

Journal date: November 2014

Pages: pp. 91-105

ISSN: 2340-8170 (print), 2386-3137 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 132.137

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