was established as a non-governmental institution in 1991;
unites the representatives of different adult education providers in Estonia;
represents Estonian adult education in Europe and in the world;
aims at increasing the competence of adult educators.
AEAE Andras activities
participating in the development of education policy;
taking active part in promoting adult education and the concept of lifelong learning in Estonia building up education-friendly environment;
organising campaigns and events highlighting the value of education such as the Adult Learners Week and Adult Education Forum;
participating in various international and European Social Fund projects focused upon adult learning;
recognising the profession of an andragogue and attributing professional qualifications;
consulting member organisations and engaging them in the EU projects advancing the development of adult education.
Since 2008 to the end of 2011 the AEAE Andras was implementing the programme
"Popularisation of adult education" of the measure "Development of adult
education" which belongs to the field of priority "Lifelong learning" of
"Operational programme of development of human resources".
The mission of Andras is to provide the prerequisites for lifelong learning in Estonia, to include the decision makers and all other stakeholders in designing the educational environment, and to motivate learners in the learning process.