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Adult education

Adult education centres (VHS) are public institutions of adult education at the municipal level.

The adult education centres act on a public order and are not subject to ideological or commercial interests. As an independent part of the education system, they cooperate with a wide range of institutions in order to combine the content of their offers with the objectives of adult education and, in this sense, make a significant contribution to the social, mental and social development of the education system. cultural development of citizens.

The 62 adult education centres in Lower Saxony offer a comprehensive range of general, political, cultural and vocational education and training in the form of lectures, courses, seminars, workshops, working groups, discussion groups, etc. on general education or further education.
The VHS education offers the basic areas of vocational qualification, preparation for school leaving certificates, history, politics, psychology, philosophy, art, country and local history, natural sciences, technology, artistic and craftsmanship, languages, home economics and health education.



Information or links to the program of your regional VHS can usually be found on the websites of your city or county.
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Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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