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benchmarking report

Introduction

United EU Benchmarking Report based on the data collected in Latvia, Lithuania, Slovenia, Spain

This united European research based on country reports for Latvia, Lithuania, Spain and Slovenia is intended to measure the quality of policies and practices related to old age and older people and their education, comparing the quality measuring of one country with another. The objective of this research is (1) to determine what and where improvements are called for, (2) to analyse how other countries achieve their high-quality levels, and (3) to use the information to improve the performance regarding older adult education in single countries.

The research is a collection of the demographic data concerning old age, older people, their life expectancy, mean age in the country, the rate of employment of older people, educational providers etc. Next, it studies the legal framework and, finally, education of older people, the process of older adult education seen through the eyes of older adult students and their mentors.

The research is a collection of the demographic data concerning old age, older people, their life expectancy, mean age in the country, the rate of employment of older people, educational providers etc. Next, it studies the legal framework and, finally, education of older people, the process of older adult education seen through the eyes of older adult students and their mentors.


Report

'The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.'