Voluntary group of adult learners who undertake a learning programme of their choice, in some countries with financial support, in others independently financed.
A learner who is assessed as having a spiky profile has different levels of skill in an overall area. For example, the individual literacy skills such as reading and writing can be at different levels.
The educational needs of children or adults who have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them to learn or access education. See Dyslexia.
At national level, employers’ and workers’ organisations in conformity with national laws and/or practices and, at Community level, employers’ and workers’ organisations taking part in the social dialogue at Community level.