The majority of adult education programs in Denmark is publically funded. Participation in adult education is generally high, but there is a demand for upskilling among low qualified adults. Denmark continues to lead the way in ICT based approaches to adult learning and has a strong foundation of well equipped and qualified adult educators.
Denmark country reports
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Developments: Recovery of adult learning activitiesPosted: 2021-12-21 / Category: Denmark 2021 / Tags: sustainable development
EAEA member, Dansk Folkeoplysnings Samråd (DFS) concluded that the adult learning and education (ALE) situation has slightly improved in Denmark in the last year. According to them, many adult learning activities recovered after being shut down du...
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Developments: Emergency corona policies for educatorsPosted: 2020-11-23 / Category: Denmark 2020 / Tags: sustainable development basic skills funding covid-19
In 2019 a political agreement on upskilling the labor force was published. The agreement includes basic skills, English language and digital learning as key elements. A major change was that the program was made accessible to unemployed people. Th...
Challenges: COVID and the folkbildning lawPosted: 2020-11-25 / Category: Denmark 2020 / Tags: funding
The adult education sector has been significantly affected by COVID-19, but DAEA only faced minor issues. DAEA’s work program changed, as they were to document the consequences of the lock down of their member organizations and report it back to t...
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Denmark introductionPosted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags: awareness
At present Denmark is experiencing a lot of positive changes in the sector of adult education – this means that plans for the implementation of more projects and funding are being brought in by the new government. In order to raise awareness about...
Links to EU and international policy in DenmarkPosted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags: sustainable development youth upskilling pathways
The implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is one of the objectives of EAEA member, Danish Adult Education Association (DAEA). To support the goal 4 of the SDGs, DAEA will continue funding projects of its member organisations on qu...
Challenges and recommendations in DenmarkPosted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags:
As indicated by DAEA, the main challenge for adult education in Denmark is staying present and relevant to the political agenda. This is where the work and responsibilities will be divided between adult education providers and larger associations....
Recent developments in DenmarkPosted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags:
This year, a new government was elected in Denmark, and as a result the public is expecting new policies, including educational reforms. The actors and organisations in adult education have positive expectations as the new minister of Culture and...