Zveza Ljudskih Univerz Slovenije (ZLUS)

Association of Slovenian Adult Education Centres (ASEAC)

Ordinary Member

Mr. Igor Kotnik (Secretary General)

Pod ježami 8

1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

Tel.: (00386) 1 540 51 61

zlus (at) zlus.si

www.zlus.si

Mission statement

The ASAEC was established with the aim to form professional links and enchance the importance and role of Adult Education Centres in Slovenina. ASAEC represent the interests of Member organisations in order to contribute significally to the realisation of Slovenia's development goals regarding adult education.
ASEAC has set the following priorities and development objectives:

  • Providing counseling service for systemic, professional and normative issues is ASAEC's continuous basic professional task, whereby open questions are being resolved
  • professional Collaboration with the ASAEC Member Organizations
  • Participation in work teams at the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Slovenian Institute for Adult Education, National Institute for Vocational Education and Training, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia, Slovenian Association for Education of Adults and others
  • Educating professional staff, directors and lecturers at Adult Education centres
  • Promotional ASAEC Activities for lifelong learning and adult education
  • International cooperation

Main activities

In accordance with its Founding Act, Statute and Annual Work Plans, ASAEC carries out the following activities:

  • representing the interests of its member organizations
  • pursuing research and development activities
  • organizing trainings, thematic workshops, consultations, roundtable discussions and other forms of training for its member organizations
  • providing consultation and informational support for member organizations
  • facilitating communication between government bodies and member organizations
  • helping shape the national programme for adult education
  • carrying out the standardisation and maintenance of members' shared database
  • cooperating on the preparation and monitoring the execution of norms and standards of adult education
  • monitoring regulatory changes and the activities of administrative authorities and other bodies related with the work of member organizations
  • carrying out publishing activities in cooperation with member organizations

International projects

  • Leonardo da Vinci, Mobility, Spain, 2008: Quality assurance in adult education
  • Leonardo da Vinci, Mobility, Portugal, 2009: Identification, evaluation and recognition of knowledge, skills and competences
  • Leonardo da Vinci, Mobility, England, 2012: Continuing professional development of educators
  • Grundtvig workshop, Slovenia, 2014: Learning for life Association of Slovenian Adult Education centres presents its member organizations

Publications

Bukovec, B., Preskar, S., Zupanc Grom, R., 2013. Ugotavljanje potreb, organizacija in vodenje programov neformalnega izobraževanja odraslih, Izobraževalni program za usposabljanje strokovnih delavcev v izobraževanju odraslih. Ljubljana, Zveza ljudskih univerz Slovenije, 26 str.

Bukovec, B., Preskar, S., Zupanc Grom, R., 2013. Ugotavljanje potreb, organizacija in vodenje programov neformalnega izobraževanja odraslih, Učbenik programa za usposabljanje strokovnih delavcev v izobraževanju odraslih. Ljubljana, Zveza ljudskih univerz Slovenije, 58 str.

Hlebec, V., Matic, K., Ogulin Počrvina, G., 2013. Staranje, izziv za izobraževanje in medgeneracijsko sodelovanje, Izobraževalni program za usposabljanje strokovnih delavcev v izobraževanju odraslih. Ljubljana, Zveza ljudskih univerz Slovenije, 18. str.

Hlebec, V., Matic, K., Ogulin Počrvina, G., 2013. Staranje, izziv za izobraževanje in medgeneracijsko sodelovanje, Učbenik programa za usposabljanje strokovnih delavcev v izobraževanju odraslih. Ljubljana, Zveza ljudskih univerz Slovenije, 64 str.