Participation in adult education is just above the EU average in Slovenia and there are fewer low qualified adults than in other countries. The new Master Plan for education (2021-2030) is very ambitious, but there is a lack of sufficiently qualified adult educators. There are a range of networks and adult education providers working together to make lifelong learning a reality in Slovenia.
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The Slovenian Institute for Adult Education (SIAE) , communicates that althought adult education was strongly affected by the COVID-19 epidemic in 2020/21, the ALE situation has generally improved in Slovenia.
The National Master Pl...
Posted: 2021-12-21 / Category: Slovenia 2021 / Tags: digital skills covid-19 digitalisation social inclusion
The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the existing digital gap: those adults that were already digitally competent were able to continue learning in a virtual environment, while those with lower digital skills dropped out or struggled to keep lear...
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Posted: 2020-11-23 / Category: Slovenia 2020 / Tags: sustainable development covid-19 european pillar of social rights
EAEA’s member, the Slovenian Institute for Adult Education (SAEA) has been active in policy making in the last year. They prepared a proposal with the Expert Council for Adult Education that the Ministry for Education adopted in 2019. The proposal...
One of the main challenges in adult learning and education in Slovenia is the legal framework. The Adult Education Act (adopted in January 2019) sets out legal bases to implement a public network for adult learning and education providers. Pushing...
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Posted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags:
In recent years, the Slovenian government has adopted a number of policies that address adult education. While the new regulations and strategies set a supportive background, the policies still need to properly reflect the realities of target grou...
Posted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags: sustainable development validation non-formal learning lifelong learning vulnerable learners funding
In January 2018, the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia adopted the new Adult Education Act. The Act came as a substitution to the one from 1996 and brought some important changes to the field of adult education in Slovenia. The Act set...
As stated by our member in Slovenia, all legislative documents which regulate the education system in Slovenia define and guarantee the quality of education for all on all levels, targeting the satisfaction of goal 4 of Sustainable Development Goa...
Posted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags: validation vulnerable learners regional collaboration awareness
The areas that need to be addressed by future policies are:
- The involvement of the public network of providers in fostering the participation of vulnerable groups in learning activities, implementing new approaches and tools.