LIFE-LONG LEARNING AS NEED AND CHALLENGE OF EDUCATION OF 21 CENTURIES
University "Goce Delcev" (MACEDONIA)
About this paper:
Appears in: ICERI2009 Proceedings
Publication year: 2009
Conference name: 2nd International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation
Dates: 16-18 November, 2009
Location: Madrid, Spain
Abstract:Man is an imperfect human being, but at the same time is a human being with ability and potential for continuing progress and improvement.
From another side, modern man live in modern centuries with rapid science and technology progress. That kind of progress contributes to faster become obsolete previous knowledge and increase quantity of new knowledge.
That indicates a need for a constantly learning which will help every individual in every moment to achieve different and useful knowledge. This can be achieved by life-long education which will improve quality of leaving on every individual, allowing develop and progress in every stadium of life and in every life situations.
Life-long learning should help not only to achieve new knowledge, but also to develop efficient technique of thinking, to develop ability of learning and successful problem solving, and capacity for independently achieving new knowledge.
Keywords: life-long learning, knowledge, development.