Social Vulnerability Management - A Concept to Manage Tertiary Lifelong Learning (Synthesis)


"In this report, we present the theoretical outline for our research project about the Lifelong learning strategies of 21 universities in 7 European countries. Project THEMP – co-funded by the Lifelong Learning program of the European Union – addresses one of the main challenges of the ageing knowledge economy: How can the European society organise a constant upgrading of the skills of the active population older than 40 years to prevent their old and new social risks; to mitigate and to cope with its negative impact on the work and life of the citizens? THEMP focuses on a specific social collective: people older than 40 years and exposed to risks of exclusion in the labour market and the lifelong learning." (read more in the attached file)