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Centre for Flexible Learning, Soderhamn, Halsingland Education Association
Centrum för Flexibelt Lärande, Hälsinglands utbildningsförbund (CFL)

UNEVOC Centre (Training provider) since 2008

CFL (Centre for Flexible Learning)/HEA (Halsingland Education Association) , www.hufb.se, is the public centre for all types of adult, VET and distance education in the region of Halsingland, in the rural northern part of Sweden. The CFL/HEA also organizes a 3 years health care programme for youth on upper secondary level. CFL/HEA has about 400 full time staff and 5000 students in part- or fulltime studies on various levels, from basic education up to higher VET and university level. CFL/HEA is a member of the Hälsingeutbildning, a distance learning network, www.halsingeutbildning.se. CFL/HEA has coordinated many local and regional projects, both EU (Grundtvig, Leonardo, Comenius and Erasmus+) and domestic. CFL is one of five adult learning centres that has been selected as “best practices” in Europe by a study initiated by the European commission (DG Education and culture).

CFL is ackreditated by the EuropeActive to train and give certifications to Personal Trainers (PTs) and Group Fitness instructors. CFL is the national centre for UNESCO/UNEVOC in Sweden.


To provide flexible learning to the inhabitants and to foster lifelong learning.


  • CFL/HEA shall collaborate with education and vocational training providers and develop flexible and lifelong learning;
  • CFL/HEAs mission is characterised by a lifelong learning perspective;
  • CFL/HEA shall support crossborder mobility;
  • CFL/HEA shall develop an education that is attractive and based on individual demand;
  • CFL/HEA shall offer all levels of learning and be guided by the needs that exist;
  • CFL/HEA shall deliver an education that is characterised by creativity, innovation and an entrepreneurial learning;
  • CFL/HEA will offer adult education and VET in collaboration with companies and organizations.

Regular tasks

VET, Education.

Focus and interest

Work area

Which of the following fields is the UNEVOC Centre working on?
Sharing knowledge about TVET
Primary focus
Developing knowledge
  Secondary focus
Developing and building capacities
Primary focus


Who are the beneficiaries of the UNEVOC Centre's work?
Primary focus
Primary focus
Policy makers
Primary focus
Private sector    Not our target group

Engagement interest

What is the highest level of engagement the Centre is interested in in the following fields?
Greening of TVET institutions and skills
  Interested to contribute
Interested to lead
OER and Online Learning
Interested to lead
Equity of access in TVET
Interested to lead
Gender equality in TVET
Interested to lead
Fostering entrepreneurship
Interested to lead
Industry 4.0 / Smart production
  Interested to contribute

Activity interest

Which types of activities is the UNEVOC Centre most interested in?
Capacity development projects
Highly interested
Policy oriented projects
Highly interested
Knowledge development
Highly interested
Workshops and conferences
Highly interested

Regional collaboration interest

What are the UNEVOC Centre's collaboration interests?
Within my cluster
Highly interested
With Africa
Highly interested
With the Arab States
Highly interested
With Asia and the Pacific
Highly interested
With Europe, CIS and North America
Highly interested
With Latin America and the Caribbean
Highly interested


Centrum för Flexibelt Lärande, Hälsinglands utbildningsförbund (CFL)
82680 Soderhamn


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Head of UNEVOC Centre
Klas Tallvid

UNEVOC Coordinator
Klas Tallvid

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15 March 2018
Network Consolidation Workshop - UNEVOC Network in Europe
As part of UNESCO-UNEVOC's efforts to strengthen the engagement of European UNEVOC Centres in Europe, a European UNEVOC Network Consolidation Workshop was held at the UN Campus in Bonn. This workshop aimed at strengthening cooperation and policy learning in TVET within Europe, and facilitating their future cross-regional collaborations with UNEVOC Centres in Africa and Asia.
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