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Adult education

Adult education, as an independent part of the whole education system, is intended to be an independent part of the education system for all people, regardless of their gender and age, education, social or professional status, political or ideological orientation and nationality. are open to the public. In particular, the adult education institutions offer vocational qualification, preparation for school leaving certificates, history, politics, psychology, philosophy, art, country and local studies, natural sciences, technology, artistic and craftsmanship, languages, home economics and health education.

Adult education offers the opportunity to acquire or increase knowledge and skills through voluntary resumption of organised learning. It is intended to promote the independence of judgment, to stimulate mental debate and to help in the management of life problems. Adult education should promote individuals' willingness to learn for life, contribute to equal opportunities and help reduce educational deficits.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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