Concepts of adult education

This course is offered by Vytautas Magnus University. We invite Master students to join this course.

Course description:

Degree: Master
Studies/Career: Master of Education
Course: Management of education
ESTS (Host institution): 6
Institution: Vytautas Magnus University
Course duration: One semester
Pre-requisites: No
Target group: Full time and part time Master students
Priority students: Those who interested in adult education and EU policy
Language: English

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Elena Trepule - Short description
Margarita Tereseviciene - Short description
Maria Giovanna Ruberto - Short description


Timeline for 2016 Spring semester:

Enrolment Study period Final task
By January 15 February 1 - May 23 In May 23 - June 10


Teaching and learning methods:

  • Video lectures,
  • individual learning,
  • presentations,
  • readings,
  • multicultural colaborative group work.


Assessment methods and weightings:
Homework task No1 - 15 %  
Homework task No 2-  15 %
Mid-term teamwork task 20 %
Exam 50 %
Total: 100 %


1. Adult Education and Training in Europe (2015) ;
2. Flash Eurobarometer 319b: Education and Training, Mobility, Employment and Entrepreneurship (2011);
3. Opening up Education
4. Second Global Report on Adult Learning and Adult Education (2013).
5. The Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC);
6. The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA).

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