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Tertiary Education and Research (Wales) Act 2022

Section 2: Promoting life-long learning

45.This section requires the Commission to promote life-long learning for the people of Wales. Life-long learning is not a defined term in the section, but is encapsulated by its provisions, which describe tertiary education that—

  • provides opportunities for people to participate throughout their lives from the age of 16,

  • includes variety of levels and qualifications,

  • includes a variety of settings and modes of study,

  • is organised coherently to facilitate movement through different stages of education and into employment or business,

  • otherwise meets the different requirements of those who wish to undertake tertiary education.

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