The range of materials available to learners to support their learning. These include commercially-produced materials and those designed by teachers for specific courses. They include books, manuals, worksheets, workshop and studio equipment and materials, computer programmes etc. For learning providers and funding bodies this could include teacher/tutor/instructor hours. Note that this doesn’t refer to financial resources?
See Validation of learning outcomes.
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).