COMPARATIVE STUDY OF ONGOING ADULT LEARNING IN PUBLIC SERVICES AND NON-PROFIT SECTOR (CASE STUDY)
Keywords:Lifelong learning, education programmes, lifelong education programmes, motivation, training, public administration, non-profit sector
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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