Trabajo y sociedad
version ISSN 1514-6871
Lifelong learning has a key role within education and job policies because of its supposed capability to improve individual and collective development as well as it promotes job chances and territorial development. The paper analizes the role of workers learning in active employment policies. First, it explores European Union and Spain learning strategies since 1990 and then educational and employment provisions in the Canary Islands are examined. Finally Employment Territorial Plans in the Canary Islands are assessed taking into account island scale especificities.
Keywords : Lifelong learning policies; Public policy; European employment strategy; Territorialization; Spain.