Lifelong Learning, Open University and Adult Education

In this track, you will get to know what both Open University of University of Jyväskylä and Open Studies at JAMK University of Applied Sciences have to offer. The track includes a visit to the folk high school Alkio College, where you will be introduced to the Finnish schooling system, adult learning, and open university studies. A Finnish lunch and coffee are also included in the track.

The Finnish education system has no dead-ends. Learners can always continue their studies on an upper level of education, whatever choices they make in between. The practice of recognition of prior learning has been developed in order to avoid unnecessary overlapping of studies. Finland has a long history of participation and promotion of adult education. Adult education is very popular, the participation rate is high also in international terms.

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