Definitions for "Adult education"
Programs that help to prepare people eighteen years of age and older for post-secondary education, successful careers, and productive lives.
teaching and learning that emphasises the principles of adult learning, also known as andragogy. Adult Learning Inspectorate - reports, both to the Secretary of State for Education and the public, on the quality of education and training received by adult learners and young people in England. They are also responsible for inspecting all publicly funded work-based training for people over 16 and learning for post-19s.
Rockville High School is the regional facility for adult education. Students from Vernon, Bolton, Colchester, Coventry, Ellington, Glastonbury, Lebanon, Manchester, South Windsor, Stafford, Tolland, Union, Regional School District #8, and #19 all come to RHS for adult education classes to get their GED (General Educational Development) - State web site
a process by which adults improve their technical or professional qualifications, further develop their abilities, enrich their knowledge, acquire skills in a new field or refresh their expertise in a particular field.
a course (via lectures or correspondence) for adults who are not otherwise engaged in formal study