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Type of publication: research article
Type of publication (PDB): Straipsnis konferencijos medžiagoje Clarivate Analytics Web of Science ar/ir Scopus / Article in Clarivate Analytics Web of Science or Scopus DB conference proceedings (P1a)
Field of Science: Edukologija / Education (S007)
Author(s): Gedvilienė, Genutė;Bortkevičienė, Virginija
Title: The importance of key competences in the context of lifelong learning
Is part of: ICERI 2013 [elektroninis išteklius] : 6th international conference of education, research and innovation, November 18th-20th, 2013, Seville, Spain : proceedings. Valenica, Spain : IATED, 2013
Extent: p. 4646-4653
Date: 2013
Note: CD 2 kompaktinės plokštelės su santraukom ir pranešimais
Keywords: Key competencies;Conceptualization;Knowledge;Abilities;Lifelong learning
ISBN: 9788461638475
Abstract: The key competencies are becoming increasingly important in today’s world of business and education. The most significant is the meaning of the concept the key competencies, because here its personal factor that can be highlighted. There is no doubt that, firstly, the importance of key competencies is influenced by the changes of matured working system, requiring adequate professional knowledge and abilities. Secondly, broader knowledge and abilities guarantee higher adult employability, social security as well. And thirdly, it expands opportunities for adults’ personal fulfillment. Their personal life becomes more meaningful and happier. This suggests that adult key competencies define the abilities, reflecting an individual performance and behavioral characteristics, what demonstrates that person is able to perform them properly. In this article eight adult key competencies are discussed, theoretical and analytical analysis is presented. The problem. Aging population and the growing labor shortages require to find the new ways to help adults to stay longer in the labor market. These processes and economic globalization as well as the intensification of competition for jobs, require constantly adapt to the changes. Therefore, key competences are becoming a significant factor that determines the ability of adults to participate in the development of public welfare of the citizens, designing their career. The development of key competencies and mobilization are becoming an important task for citizens, business and states. However, there is a lack of research-based information on common competence mainstream status, challenges and opportunities in Lithuania. The aim of the research is to perform theoretical key competencies mainstream and development researches at the national and international levels.The following methods were applied in the research: analytic literature review, research sources and documents analysis and synthesis
Affiliation(s): Edukologijos tyrimų institutas
Socialinių mokslų fakultetas
Vytauto Didžiojo universitetas
Appears in Collections:Universiteto mokslo publikacijos / University Research Publications

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