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06 December 2017

Workshop in Brussels: Uncovering funding trends for adult education

The financing of adult education has a variety of dimensions: from the fragmented nature of the…
31 July 2017

FinALE Workshop in Porto: Adult Education has Long-term Impact on Economy and Society

In spite of the many best practices that showcase the benefits of adult learning, little research…
04 April 2017

Partner Meeting in Porto

FinALE's third transnational project meeting was held on April 5th, 2017 in Porto, Portugal. At the…
29 September 2016

Partner Meeting in Copenhagen

29-30 September 2016: second project coordination meeting in Copenhagen to discuss the (almost)…
07 September 2016

Conference in Zurich: Aspects of Financing Adult Learning

An international conference was held on 7 September 2016 at the Zurich Pedagocial University (PH)…
12 February 2016

Kick-off Meeting in Hannover

On February 11th and 12th, 2016, the project partners met in Hannover, Germany to start the…
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Dansk Folkeoplysnings Samråd

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Dansk Folkeoplysnings Samråd (DFS)

Gammel Kongevej 39E, 2. sal
1610 København, Denmark


DAEA is a national umbrella organisation of 34 member organisationes of non-formal and informal adult learning.

Non-formal and informal adult learning enhances general and vocational knowledge and skills of each individual. It improves the ability and motivation to assume self-administration and responsibility and it also provides people with the necessary competences that enable each individual to take an active part in a democratic society.

Non-formal and informal adult learning is based on community, equality, participatory democracy, responsibility and voluntary activity. Non-formal and informal adult learning offers time, space and the needed conditions in order to strengthen the qualifications of adults in an informal learning environment.  

DAEA was established in 1941 to protect the freedom of assembly. After WW2 the organisation has become a professional organisation working in the interest of its member organisations in four fields:
  • Representation of interests towards policy makers
  • Member services like courses and conferences, networks, project funding, IT support, etc.
  • Innovation and development of non-formal and informal adult learning
  • Participation in the broader public debate based on the values of DAEA

DAEA is financed by member fees, government grants and grants of the surplus of  'Danske Spil’ (pool betting).


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