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Lifelong Learning

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Lifelong Learning

Today’s higher education institutions have the obligation to ensure that any person, at any stage of life, may continue their studies as a logical recognition of the skills and competencies acquired in a variety of contexts, or simply to allow any person to refocus their career.

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In accordance with this rationale, ULisboa seeks to develop effective lifelong learning strategies, based on the European Universities' Charter on Lifelong Learning, namely:

| To define institutional strategies that ensure an increased access to lifelong learning for a broad spectrum of students;
| To promote educational and training opportunities that are targetted at a diverse population of learners;
| To design curricula programmes that encourage the participation of students of different backgrounds, and which attract adult students;
| To provide appropriate counselling and guidance services;
| To implement new ways of recognising non-formal learning;
| To integrate the principles of lifelong learning into the culture of quality of each institution, and that of the whole university;
| To strengthen the relationship between research, education and innovation, in a lifelong learning perspective;
| To conduct organisational reforms that promote an environment of flexible and creative learning, for all types of students;
| To develop partnerships at local, regional, national and international level, in order to offer attractive and relevant programmes;
| To act as a model for those universities that offer lifelong learning.

Lifelong Learning Unit
The Rector’s Office of Universidade de Lisboa
Alameda da Universidade|1649-004 Lisboa
Tel No.: 21 017 01 17 | 21 796 76 24 | Ext.19118
Over 23 years old
Senior Higher Education