As Delors (1996) defined, Lifelong learning may be understand as the learning that is pursued throughout life and it is flexible, diverse and available at different times and in different places. Lifelong learning signs divisions, stimulating learning beyond traditional education and throughout adult life (ie post-compulsory education). The definition of Delors’ (1996) is based in four ‘pillars’ of education for the future.

Learning to know
Learning to do
Learning to live together, and with others
Learning to be


  • TIC in adulthood
  • E-Learning in ageing
  • Mobility and Educational Tourism
  • Multidesigned programs for old people
  • Seniors Universities: Intervention and future challenges
  • Education and Active ageing
  • Research in Cognitive training
  • Promoting of social inclusion

Paper Language


Sessions: Presentation

Language: English, Portuguese and Spanish


Submission dates: September 10, 2016

Submission format:

Submissions must be done through, (choose this track before proceeding with submission)

Special Issue

The accepted papers in this track will be invited to prepare and submit an extended version to be considered, after a new peer review, for publication in a Special Issue of Revista Lusofona de Educação, the fee of the publication is not included in the registration. For more information, please feel free to contact the Chair: Ricardo Pocinho (

Track Scientific Committee

Ricardo Pocinho (Coimbra Health School, Portugal) – Chair
Pedro Belo (Universidad Valencia, Spain) – Chair
Eva Torrecilla Sánchez (Universidad de Salamanca, Spain) – Co-Chair
Anabela Correia Martins (Coimbra Health School, Portugal)
Clara Martín Duque (Universidad Nebrija, Spain)
Dina Soeiro (Escola Superior de Educação, Portugal)
Emilia Magalhães (IPB- Escola Superior de Saúde, Portugal)
Esperanza Navarro Pardos (Universidad Valencia, Spain)
Isabel Andrade (Coimbra Health School, Portugal)
Juan Fernandez Muñoz (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain)
Marta Plumed Lasarte (Universidad Nebrija, Spain)
Mike Murphy (College Cork, Ireland)
Patricia Torrijos Fincias (Universidad Salamanca, Spain)
Sofia Silva (Escola Superior de Educação, Portugal)