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Adult education connected with the participant's work or occupation
The respondent could self determine whether the training was connected with work or occupation or not.
Adult education was connected with the participant's work or occupation when the respondent took part in education to acquire knowledge or skills needed for the present or future work or occupation, to increase his or her income or to improve his or her general opportunities on the labour market.
Adult education was other than connected with the participant's work or occupation when the respondent participated in education for reasons having to do with personal, human relations, hobby or pastime or social considerations.
Validity of the definition
- Valid until (31 December 2078)