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Liberal adult education

In Finland, liberal adult education refers to non-qualification programmes and courses provided at adult education centres, folk high schools, summer universities, sports institutes and study centres. Based on the principle of lifelong learning, liberal adult education aims to promote well-rounded development of individuals and provide education that advances social cohesion, equality and active citizenship. Anyone can apply for liberal adult education programmes.

Derived from data collected by Statistics Finland, liberal adult education statistics include data on the number of learning opportunities, lessons and students.