• Participation in adult education in Latvia is at around 7%, which is below the EU average. Recent policy documents tried to increase accessibility of and diversity in participation in adult learning. The recognition of previous learning is still a challenge in Latvia, alongside digital skills and the adequate infrastructure to provide for all.

Latvia country reports

Latvia 2020

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  • Overview: adult education in Latvia

    The initial life-long learning guidelines in Latvia were issued in 2013 and fall under the Strategy for Education and Development 2015-2020, which has the following goals:

    • To ensure accessibility of adult education to all people in La...

Participation in adult education

% of persons aged 25-64
7.4% participation rate last 4 weeks (European Labour Force Survey 2019)
47.5% participation rate last 12 months (European Adult Education Survey 2016)