The aim of the program is to train adult learning and education professionals, who understand and recognise that education is a process of human, cultural and social development that takes place in the family/at home, in communities, in schools and the workplace in accordance with lifelong learning. Through this program, participants will collect valuable knowledge and quality skills to work effectively with adults either on formal or in non-formal structures or, additionally, to work in policy or providing services for adult learners at institutions or organisations of adult education at local/regional, national or international levels.
At the University of Pécs, Faculty of Humanities you may study Andragogy/Adult Education as a Single Honours degree. Our graduates develop their knowledge and skills through theory and practice in adult learning and education to achieve successful careers in adult and vocational education, work-place learning, second chance education with basic skills development, coaching and counselling, community education and community development, educational policy and research, international development and special education needs.
In case you apply, you will certainly learn about key issues of adult and lifelong learning contemporary societies are facing, such as participation/access, provision, equity, performance, equality, delivery/methodologies, inclusion as well as about education and learning in terms of its sociological, psychological, historical and philosophical aspects.
You will also meet different teaching, learning and assessment methods including lectures, seminars, individual tuition, group-based, co-operative activities and individual and small group research projects.