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EPALE

Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

 
 

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Third sector

Organisations which are self-governing and constitutionally independent of the state, do not distribute profits to shareholders, and benefit to a significant degree from voluntarism. The sector encompasses voluntary and community organisations, charities, social enterprises, and cooperatives.

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Third Age

The period of active retirement, often from age 60-74.

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Thinking style

A preferred way of thinking, described in general terms to apply to various contrasting situations.

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Tertiary-level attainment

The percentage of those aged 30-34 who have successfully completed tertiary-level education (ISCED levels 5 and above). (Note: This is a pragmatic definition for EU purposes; a full dictionary definition would not specify this age-range).