Adult Education. in the Canary Islands. Adult Education Courses in the Canary Islands. General Certificate of Secondary Education Baccalaureate Distance English Course “ That´s English” Foreign Languages – Levels A1-A2 Vocational Courses- ICT, PA, Nurse Assistant, Cooking, Dressmaking…
in the Canary Islands
There are two types of schools:
There are twotypes of schools:
Structure of the Basic Education Studies
1.- Initial Basic Education, divided in twodifferentcourses
2.- Post- Initial Basic Education, fourcourses, each of themcorrespondingtothefourcoursesoftheSecondaryEducationStudies:
-LawforAdults´LifelongLearning and Training- 676 13/ 2003 (ImplementedfromApril 4th 2003)
- Refersto a previousnationaleducationlaw- willhavetoberevisedsoon.
- Regulatesbothprivate and stateinstitutions.
Article 5: formal education and allcoursesconductingto non- universitydegrees.
Mentionsespecifically Basic Education, VocationalCourses and DistanceLearning.
Admittanceage: 18+. In practice, citizensovertheage of 17 with a workingcontract are admitted in AdultEducation Centres.
Succeedinglawregulationsshouldhavebeenpassed in theCanarianCommunity. However, only “ Resolutions”
(a minorlawrankwhichisonly provisional) havebeendeveloped.
Resolution of theVocationalStudies and AdultEducationAuthority in theCanaryIslandsJuly , 30th 2008
Regulatesthestructure and curricula in alllevels of AdultEducation
LOEOrganic Education Law
Common for the whole Spanish territory
Every one of the 17 Autonomic Communities can partially adapt to its own peculariaties and idiosiocrancy
The chapter dealing with Adult Education is IX
-Article 66: Objectives and principles-Article 67: Organization-Article 68: Basic Education-Article 69: Post-compulsory Education -Article 70: Types of Centres
LOE – Chapter IX
Offers 18+ citizens the possibility of acquiring, updating or broadening knowledge and skills.