+-Urgency How pressing is the need to update the adult learning system?
+-Coverage To what extent are people and firms engaged in learning?
+-Inclusiveness How inclusive are adult learning opportunities?
+-Flexibility & Guidance Are adult learning opportunities flexible and is guidance readily available?
+-Alignment Is adult learning aligned with labour market needs?
+-Perceived Impact What is the impact of adult learning?
+-Financing How well is the adult learning system financed?
New technologies, globalisation and population ageing are influencing the quantity and quality of jobs that are
available and the skills workers need to do them yet many adults lack strong basic skills to help them access these new
opportunities.. The urgency dimension assesses how pressing the need for up- and reskilling is in different countries.