COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ONGOING ADULT LEARNING IN PUBLIC SERVICES AND NON-PROFIT SECTOR (CASE STUDY)

Authors

  • Pavla Varvažovská Czech University of Life Sciences Prague
  • Martina Jarkovská Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7160/eriesj.2012.050406

Keywords:

Lifelong learning, education programmes, lifelong education programmes, motivation, training, public administration, non-profit sector

Abstract

The aim of this paper is to compare the diversity of lifelong learning in public administration and non-profit sector and determine whether after 2009 there have been financial changes in the field of lifelong education of economically active population in selected institutions. Introduction presents a theoretical definition of life-long learning specifics and the comparison of life-long learning in public administration and non-profit sector according to different thematic classifications where their differences are significant. It concerns a general view of life-long learning in comparative areas, its significance, differences in legislation, reasons of motivation and, on the contrary, barriers. Practical part of the paper focuses on a sector quantitative and qualitative research carried out within a wider field survey. Conclusion of the paper demonstrates by the method of comparison differences in the need for education within public administration institutions and non-profit organizations.

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Published

2012-12-30

How to Cite

Varvažovská, P. and Jarkovská, M. (2012) ’COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ONGOING ADULT LEARNING IN PUBLIC SERVICES AND NON-PROFIT SECTOR (CASE STUDY)’, Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 239-251 https://doi.org/10.7160/eriesj.2012.050406.

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Research Paper