Adult education in the Baltic states
Representatives from three universities in the Baltic region met at the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) on 16 January 2017 to discuss developments in adult education. UIL Director discussed with the professors of universities in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The recent history of adult education in the Baltic countries has since 1991 been developing in cooperation with the Nordic countries, and after joining the European Union with many other European countries. Lately cooperation has taken place with many countries outside of Europe.
The meeting was also attended by researchers from University of Hamburg and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Future co-operation seemed promising in relation to assessing adults’ skills and competencies.