Current members Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association

Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association

Eesti Vabaharidusliit (EVHL)



Contact information

Tiina Jääger, Programme Manager,

Marili Lenk, Training Centre Manger,


Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association – ENAEA is the umbrella organization for adult education organizations/providers. We are active in adult education policy; support embers, promote their mutual relations; collect and publish educational materials; collect and distribute information; carry out research projects; organize seminars, courses, conferences etc.; cooperate with organizations having similar objectives in national and international level; cooperate with governmental institutions. We are also a social partner for the Ministry of Education and Research and the Ministry of the Interior (regional affairs, civil society).

ENAEA has experience in different research and network projects: EQF, NQF, adult educators’ profession and qualification issues (national and international level, incl. training of trainers), basic skills and vocational education, key competences and non-formal education etc.

The main competence areas are: adult education in local areas; NGO leader training; guidance and counseling in adult education; quality of adult education (incl. training of trainers); involving school dropouts (young adults) into adult learning activities.