adult education, benefits, obstacles, priorities, quality, criteria, Lifelong learning


One of the challenges of the 21st century is changing the requirements for adult education.The system of adult education becomes especially relevant because the quality of human capital is on the agenda, development of personality, man as the center of development of society, which must constantly develop and improve. The aim of the article is to identify the advantages and prospects of adult education. Мethods of research: scientific analysis and synthesis, semantic analysis in combination with the use of Google Trends and Ahrefs search tools, comparative analysis, expert method. Adult education is a phenomenon characteristic of the highly developed countries of the world. The expediency of its development is a well-known fact, as the vast majority of countries in some sense owe their technological, socio-cultural, and economic progress to adult education. Adult education is an important civilized (non-violent, humanistic, and democratic) factor in the harmonization of relations. The fundamental role of adult education in increasing economic capacity and strengthening democratic values must be recognized at all levels. From here there is a need to identify the advantages, obstacles, and prospects of adult education in Ukraine.


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Author Biography

Oleksandra Liashenko, KROK University

Doctor of Science (Economics), Professor, KROK University, Kyiv, Ukraine


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How to Cite

Liashenko, O. (2020). ADULT EDUCATION: BENEFITS, OBSTACLES, PRIORITIES. Economics, Finance and Management Review, (3), 95–102.



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