Elm (European Lifelong Learning Magazine) is an open access magazine on lifelong learning and adult education. It is the only journalistic medium of adult education with an European scope and with a continent-wide correspondent network.

ESREA promotes and disseminates theorectial and empirical research on the education of adults and adult learning in Europe through research networks, conferences and publications. Active members come from most part of Europe. 

The European Journal for Research on the Education and Learning of Adults is a refereed academic journal creating a forum for the publication of critical research on adult education and learning. RELA is published on behalf of ESREA.

The Finnish Society for Research on Adult Education

The Finnish Society for Research on Adult Education gathers researchers, practitioners and students interested in development of adult education and its fields of research. It disseminates and promotes research through publications and scientific events. The Society participates in research and discussions on educational policy. It also supports the collaboration between researchers, practitioners and policy makers.

See e.g. Introduction to the joint research project International Research-Field-Policy Collaboration in Adult Education


National and International Adult Education Organisations

The Ministry of Education and Culture

Kansanvalistusseura KVS Foundation

Finnish Educational Research Association FERA

European Society for the Research on the Education of Adults ESREA

Baltic Region Association for Research in Adult Education BARAE

European Association for Distance Learning EADL

European Association for the Education of Adults EAEA

European Universities Continuing Education Network EUCEN

The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education NIACE

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