Quality assessment and development in adult education have so far stemmed from different conceptual starting points, very much dependent on the type of education and the type of environment they were performed in (social, economic etc.). We believe it is both unnecessary and impossible to try and bring these points together to be used in all adult education.
It seems appropriate to adjust this thinking slightly when we only have public adult education in mind – in other words, the part of adult education regulated by various state documents (laws, resolutions, strategies, etc.), the part of education designated as public interest through which the state declares its objective and promise to provide a part of adult education as a standard and possibility for all adult population.
The regard for the right of the participants to quality education and the right of the public to information about the execution and results of such activities requires that we deal with the development of this field with consideration and plan. For this reason, the SIAE has been dedicating an important part of its work to the care for quality in adult education ever since its establishment.
We carry out our mission in quality development in adult education in different ways, for example:
In our work, we adhere to the following professional principles:
Encouraged by good results and development achievements we have so far achieved in this field, we set the following vision for the future and the mid-term goals emanating from it: