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Information about Espoo Adult Education Centre
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Published on April 23, 2014

Author: EspooAdultEducationCentre

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Espoo Adult Education Centre Updated 2014

Espoo Adult Education Centre 2 • Multicultural and bilingual education centre and meeting place • Founded in 1957 • 106 premises in use in 5 regional centres • 56 permanent employees, of which 22 teachers and trainers • Up to 700 people per year complete the team (part time teachers, accompanists or models) • 25 000 customers in educational and event offerings/year • 50 000 courses assistants/year • More than 60 000 teaching hours/year • 2 500 courses/year • 95% of students live in Espoo Espoo Adult Education Centre

Espoo Adult Education Centre 3 Espoo Adult Education Centre’s services are based on the Act of Liberal Adult Education (1998) Espoo Adult Education Centre wishes to promote lifelong learning and offers each citizen the joy of learning. Espoo Adult Education Centre

Espoo Adult Education Centre 4 • Six teams plus a Swedish speaking team • Courses: Language and culture Home and free-time Handicrafts Arts Sports and wellbeing Society and active citizenship Espoo Adult Education Centre

Languages 5 Espoo Adult Education Centre offers study trips to different countries. • Arabic • Japanese • English • Latin • Chinese • Portuguese • Estonian • Russian • French Dutch • Spanish • Finnish • Swahili • German • Swedish • Greek • Thai • Italian Espoo Adult Education Centre

Home and free-time 6 • Household cooking courses (Finnish and International cuisine), housekeeping and kitchen hygiene • Nature and the environment science, gardening, bird life • Technology and traffic • Other courses Decoration, renovation and refurbishment Espoo Adult Education Centre

Handicraft 7 Textile work sewing, knitting and weaving, planning and materials. • Technical work working with wood, restoration. • Other courses glass, metal, plastic and rubber work, jewellery. Espoo Adult Education Centre

Liikunta, terveys ja hyvinvointi 8 Liikunta kunto- ja terveysliikunta, tanssi, jooga , harjoittelun seuranta, lajitekniikat Terveys ja hyvinvointi terveyden edistäminen, painonhallinta, kehonhuolto Espoo Adult Education Centre

Sports and well-being 9 Health and well-being health education, weight management, massages, Yoga • Sports fitness training, dancing Espoo Adult Education Centre

Arts 10 • Literature • Creative writing poetry and prose • Interpretative theatre oral expression, theatrical expression, recitation, parent-child drama course • Music courses choir, singning, composing, instruments Espoo Adult Education Centre

Society and active citizenship 11 • Man, society and culture psychology, history, education and learning • Information technology and media operating systems, word processing, spread sheet, image and video processing, digital pictures, internet and online publications Espoo Adult Education Centre

Courses in English 12 Man and society  Exploring nature – excursions Cooking courses  IT Languages  Sports Espoo Adult Education Centre

Open University & Third Age University 13 Opportunity for university studies without age limit and basic education. Third Age University: Lecture series designed for senior citizens Espoo Adult Education Centre

Youth in Espoo Adult Education Centre Youth is an important part of the Espoo Adult Education Centre. The centre wants to be involved in supporting young people's everyday lives and now they have a new and modern site where they can find courses for practice, learning and having fun: www.nuortenkurssit.fi 14Espoo Adult Education Centre

Study Programme & enrolment 15 The study programme is published twice a year. Students can enrol every August and December. Students can enrol online: www.ilmonet.fi or by phone. Espoo Adult Education Centre

Course statistics 16 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Courses 2 933 2 787 2 806 2 909 3 081 Study hours 59 880 60 888 62 208 67 516 70 579 Students attending courses 58 928 51 230 50 001 51 375 53 219 Espoo Adult Education Centre

Espoo Adult Education Centre provides… 17 • Opportunities for self-chosen learner pathways. • The appreciation of social diversity and cultural traditions. • A chance to experience the joy of learning and participation. • The creation of new traditions. Espoo Adult Education Centre

Budget 18 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Revenue(1 000 €) 1 914 2 059 2 239 2 382 2 758 Expenditure(1 000 €) 7 115 7 044 7 803 8 041 8 867 Net (1 000 €) - 5 201 - 4 985 - 5 564 - 5 659 - 6 109 Espoo Adult Education Centre

Tapiola 22 teaching places Matinkylä-Olari 18 teaching places Espoonlahti 19 teaching places Leppävaara 22 teaching places Espoon keskus 29 teaching places 19 Teaching premises (Spring 2014) Espoo Adult Education Centre

Unit for knowledge and development OSAKE 20 • Aims to develop the activities of the Adult Education Centre • Co-ordinating and guiding body • Focus on general development of the organisation • Consists of 8 specialists • Lead by the director Tarja Lang Espoo Adult Education Centre

Current issues 21 • Sustainable development • Quality: CAF & PDCA • Projects & external funding • Regionality & premises • IT & internet course registration • Networking: Finland and abroad • Open University & Third Age University • Knowledge development • Youth and families • Opet oppii – Osaava-hanke • E-learning

World Design Capital Helsinki 2012 22 • Two own projects and one joint project with WDC cities’ adult education centres: – Kasvimaita kansalle – Elämykselliset oppimisympäristöt – Series of lectures on design • Two associate projects: – Touring student work exhibition – Student music & dance show for 55 year party of the centre

Special groups 23 Although the organization is aimed at all citizens. We pay special attention to a certain population groups: • immigrants • the elderly • children and families • youth Espoo Adult Education Centre

Thank you! 24 Please do not hesitate to contact us: Espoon työväenopisto Käyntiosoite: Adjutantinkatu 1 02650 Espoo asiakaspalvelukeskus@espoo.fi Puh. 09 816 50000 ma−pe klo 12−15 www.espoo.fi/tyovaenopisto www.facebook.com/Espoontyovaenopisto Tarja Lang, rehtori Espoo Adult Education Centre

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