Steps for the Implementation of a Lifelong Learning System in Romania

Scientific Conference for Postdoctoral Researchers, July 2011

13 Pages Posted: 2 Jul 2011

See all articles by Alina-Irina Popescu

Alina-Irina Popescu

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (Academia de Studii Economice din Bucuresti)

Date Written: June 30, 2011

Abstract

The importance of learning is widely recognized since ancient times as the activity that brings progress and development to the individual and to the society. Great attention was paid over the years to the concept of learning throughout lifetime - lifelong learning - currently being believed that it represents a requirement for every individual in the knowledge society. The paper begins with a short overview of the emergence and evolution of the concept in the international literature, and continues with a critical review of the main steps undertaken for the establishment and the development of a lifelong learning system in Romania.

Keywords: lifelong learning, education, life-wide learning, legislative framework

JEL Classification: I28, I20, O29

Suggested Citation

Popescu, Alina-Irina, Steps for the Implementation of a Lifelong Learning System in Romania (June 30, 2011). Scientific Conference for Postdoctoral Researchers, July 2011. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1875876

Alina-Irina Popescu (Contact Author)

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies (Academia de Studii Economice din Bucuresti) ( email )

6, Romana Square, District 1
Bucharest, 010374
Romania

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