Adult participation in lifelong learning, i.e. the percentage of the population aged 25-64 participating in education and training during the 4 weeks prior to the survey. (Note: This is a pragmatic definition for EU purposes, in relation to the EC benchmark as calculated by the Labour Force Survey; a full dictionary definition would be much wider, and definitions used in other surveys will differ).
A reference tool for the description and comparison of qualification levels in qualifications systems developed at national, international or sectoral level.
A device in which qualifications are expressed in units of learning outcomes to which credit points are attached, and which is combined with a procedure for validating learning outcomes.
Competence to use information and communication technologies (ICT).
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