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(Infed, 2002) (2001): there is no such thing as informal learning: Billet's definition states there is no such thing as non-formal and informal learning.
He states all human activity is learning, and that everything people do involves a process of learning.
This is the dominant view in the literature, and it is mistaken.Moreover, anthropologists noted that complex learning still takes place within indigenous communities that had no formal educational institutions.It’s the acquisition of this knowledge or learning which occurs in everyday life that has not been fully valued or understood.(Cedefop 2001) Informal learning: learning resulting from daily life activities related to work, family or leisure.
It is not structured (in terms of learning objectives, learning time or learning support) and typically does not lead to certification.Thus, the challenge is not to, somehow, combine informal and formal learning, for informal and formal attributes are present and inter-related, whether we will it so or not.