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Professionalisation of Adult Education in Slovenia from a Multi-level Perspective

  • Borut Mikulec
  • Mateja Kovšca

The adult education (AE) research community emphasise the importance of well-qualified personnel working in the field of AE. However, the field is facing with challenges achieving this aim. This chapter research professionalisation of AE from a multi-level perspective in one European Union member state – Slovenia. Based on empirical data from Slovenia, the chapter argues that coordination at three levels is important: at the national level, professionalisation is strengthened by state policies and regulations; at the organisational level, the professional development of adult educators is supported by organisations; and at the individual level, the focus is on professional knowledge and strengthening the professional identity of adult educators.

  • Keywords:
  • Adult Educators,
  • Professionalisation of Adult Education,
  • Slovenia,
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Borut Mikulec

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia - ORCID: 0000-0002-4500-3091

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Chapter Title

Professionalisation of Adult Education in Slovenia from a Multi-level Perspective

Authors

Borut Mikulec, Mateja Kovšca

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English

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10.36253/979-12-215-0151-3.15

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2023

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Re-thinking Adult Education Research. Beyond the Pandemic

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Vanna Boffo, Regina Egetenmeyer

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284

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2023

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Firenze University Press

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