Expert Group publishes report on Lifelong Learning 29 July 2016
Early implementation of measures in the National Skills Strategy key to improving participation levels
The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN), today 29 July 2016, published a report on Lifelong Learning in Ireland. The report, which was prepared by the Skills and Labour Market Research Unit in SOLAS on behalf of the Group, finds that the participation rate of adults in Ireland in Lifelong Learning lags behind the European average. In 2014, our participation rate of just under 7% was well below the EU average of almost 11%. Furthermore, the gap between Ireland’s participation rate and the EU average widened between 2009 and 2014.
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