Promoting Non-formal Adult Education and Learning
The goal of the association is to secure learning opportunities for adults and economical resources for non-formal adult education institutes. FAEA is actively engaged in discussion with the ministry of education on the future development of adult education and training.
Promoting the research on non-formal adult education
FAEA co-operates with three Finnish universities in strenghtening and increasing the research on non-formal adult education. The co-operational program is called Freedom and Responsibility in Liberal Adult Education. See the website.
FAEA is a member of the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA), and works through it to better possibilies for life long learning in Europe.
In the Nordic context FAEA is a member of the network of the Nordic non-formal adult education associations Folkbildning i Norden.