• Adult Education in Liechtenstein can be divided into two parts. The non-formal sector offers courses that vary from social sciences to personal growth and the vocational sector focuses on the up and reskilling of adults for the labour market. A voucher system is contributing to making adult learning and education more accessible in Lichtenstein. 

Liechtenstein country reports

Liechtenstein 2022

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Liechtenstein 2020

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  • Developments: New voucher system and an increase in funding

    In Liechtenstein, the situation of adult education has slightly improved in 2019/2020.

    The foundation (Stiftung für Erwachsenenbildung) implemented a voucher system which gives access to adult education across the country. Adults under a...

  • Challenges: Stabilising local providers under the pandemic

    One of the main challenges for adult education in Lichtenstein will be carrying the consequences of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The adult education sector in Liechtenstein has been significantly affected by the coronavirus. The foundation itself...


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  • Liechtenstein introduction

    The Adult Education Foundation in Liechtenstein sets its goals on promoting adult education provision focusing on widening educational opportunities for under-represented, low-skilled adults coming from disadvantaged social and economic background...

  • Recent developments in Liechtenstein

    In recent years, the Adult Education Foundation has successfully implemented a project which aims to reach out to underrepresented learners in adult education and open up learning opportunities for those from disadvantaged backgrounds. The idea of...

  • Links to EU and international policy in Liechtenstein

    The Foundation has already created a preliminary guideline to take the action forward, e.g. making a "Counselling landscape of Liechtenstein" to find the gaps in existing coaching offers and strengthen the cooperation among all stakeholders. To ad...

  • Challenges and recommendations in Liechtenstein

    The foundation’s main challenge is ensuring that activities are accessed by those who need it most. Adult learning opportunities offered by the Foundation are mostly used by well-educated adults. The foundation has set a goal to develop a subject-...

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General situation of adult education
happy face has slightly improved in 2020