In 200 words - Why is it important to engage in lifelong learning?
1. Why is it important to engage in lifelong learning?
Lifelong learning views "all learning as a seamless continuum 'from cradle to grave' (A Memorandum on Lifelong Learning).
Lifelong learning is especially important today with the flood of information and fast paced knowledge creation the world. It is a knowledge economy and this has led to the realization that formal learning, typically concentrated in the earlier stages of life, can no longer sustain the individual throughout their life (Field, 2006). Therefore, "learning can no longer be dichotomized into a place and time to acquire knowledge (school) and a place and time to apply knowledge (the workplace)" (Fischer, n.d). ...
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