Bachelor's Degree in adult and non formal education
The concept of Non-formal adult education is associated with the Danish philosopher, poet, educational thinker and clergyman, N.F.S. Grundtvig, and his thoughts concerning free educational opportunities. The concept first arose in the 19th century and is one of the special features of the Danish education system.Non-formal learning activities are frequently based on private initiatives by non governmental organisations (NGOs). Non-formal adult education comprises:Independent non-formal educational activity: evening schools and voluntary activity in associations University extension courses Day folk high schools Private independent boarding schools (folk high schools, home economics schools, arts and crafts schools, and continuation schools)No particular school or professional qualifications are required for participating in liberal adult education.
Adult education includes functional literacy, remedial, continuing, vocational, aesthetic, cultural and civic education for youth and adults outside the formal school system.
Adult education can be executed through distance learning programmes in different universities. Existing institutions are also used as venues for adult education especially in the evenings.