Continuing education and training
Education or training after initial education and training – or after entry into working life aimed at helping individuals to:
- improve or update their knowledge and/or skills;
- acquire new skills for a career move or retraining;
- continue their personal or professional development.
Comment: continuing education and training is part of lifelong learning and may encompass any kind of education (general, specialised or vocational, formal or non-formal, etc.). It is crucial for the employability of individuals.
Source: Cedefop (2014) "Terminology of European education and training policy: A selection of 130 key terms"