Slovenian Third Age University, National Association for Education and Social Inclusion
Established back in 1984 by specialist in andragogy and adult education, Slovenian Third Age University is a nationwide set network of currently 52 third age universities. It pursuits research as well as adult education, older adult education (for personal growth, employment, voluntary work and active citizenship) as well as setting up intergenerational learning practices. Over the last three years it has been active in researching and alleviating symptoms of dyslexia in adults. Over the 33 years it’s educational and advocacy activities have been accompanied by permanent and wide public awareness campaigning. All its educational endeavours meet both personal and local community needs, bringing new actors into education in later life in Slovenia (libraries, museums, hospitals, The Red Cross, etc.) It has had a consultative role in national and European organisations (AGE Platform Europe, UN, and European Commission) and participates in several transnational European projects.
- Project contact
- Karina Sirk