The concept of Lifelong Learning refers to all purposeful learning throughout life, transforming experience into knowledge and skills, attitudes, values, emotions, beliefs, and the senses. Lifelong learning is cognitive, but also emotional and practical. It embraces formal, but also non-formal and informal learning. It facilitates a Protean career in which self-employment and a flexible career pattern are based on performance skills, but also teaching and generic skills such as self-management, decision making, and leadership. It is innovative, reflective, responsive, and collaborative.