5Making LifeLong Learning & MobiLity a reaLity+ =
6the 2020 Vision INDIVIDUAL LEARNING ACCOUNT STRATEGY FOR ACTIVE AGEING
7ImprovIng the qualIty & effIcIency ofeducatIon & traInIng1. Validation of Home-growncourses in collaboration withMQRIC2. Professional developmentprogramme in Androgogy
8promotIng equIty, socIal cohesIon & actIvecItIzenshIp through adult learnIngDisabled PersonsImmigrantsPrison Inmates
9enhancIng the creatIvIty and InnovatIon ofadults and the learnIng envIronments
10Enhancing thE crEativity & innovation ofadults & thE lEarning EnvironmEnt16 Targets to be achieved by 20151. Reducing by 5% the share of adults with insufficient abilities in reading, mathematics,science and digital literacy. Extra efforts are to be addressed to specific geographicalareas which exhibit above national average of this insufficiency.2. Reducing by 3% the proportion of working age adults whose highest qualification isbelow MQF level 4.3. All courses offered by the Directorate for Lifelong Learning lead to a recognisedMQF qualification.4. Enhancing learning opportunities for older adults in the context of active ageing.5. Addressing the learning needs of people with disabilities and deprived communitiesand socially excluded persons.6. Encouraging individuals’ engagement in adult learning as a means of strengtheningsocial inclusion and active participation in the community.
11Enhancing thE crEativity & innovation ofadults & thE lEarning EnvironmEnt7. Promoting the acquisition of transversal key competencies.8. Enhancing the role of cultural, civil society and sporting organisations and otherbodies as creative and innovative settings for formal and informal adult learning.9. Making maximum use of ICT in the context of adult learning as a means of wideningaccess and improving the quality of provision.10. Improving the quality of adult learning staff.11. Developing mechanisms for ensuring that educational provisions better reflect labourmarket needs and developing new language opportunities to increase people’scapacity to adapt to new environments.12. Initiating cooperation and partnership between all stakeholders relevant to adultlearning, notably public authorities, the different providers of adult learningopportunities, social partners and civil society organisations. The aim is to avoidduplication and to minimise fragmentation.
12Enhancing thE crEativity & innovation ofadults & thE lEarning EnvironmEnt13. Being able to provide sufficient baseline data on participation,.14. Increasing by 1% annually the number of adults participating in lifelong learning.This means that, by 2015, the number of adults participating in lifelong learningwould amount to 22,260 or 10.5%.15. Promote alternative learning pathways to the existing ones, by setting up theAcademy of the Arts.16. Increasing the proportion of post-graduates in the workforceThis project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This communication reflects the views only of theauthor, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.