Ireland has fallen behind in lifelong learning… again

Lifelong Learning Report shows that Ireland’s participation in lifelong learning has fallen again.

Of the almost 2.5 million adults aged 25-64 years in Ireland at the end of 2016, there were 167,100 lifelong learning participants.  Lifelong learning participation in Ireland declined slightly between end of 2012 and end of 2016 going from 8% to almost 7%.  Overall Ireland ranked 20th out of 28 countries.