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Parent term: Education1 child term
Education programmes which are community-based and community-directed and intended primarily for the members of the local community.(Definition also used by the government of Queensland)
Source: Wahba 2013, Global
Adult and community education (ACE)
Education and training intended principally for adults, including general, vocational, basic and community education, and recreation, leisure and personal enrichment programs.
Source: NCVER 2013, Australia
Education and training intended principally for adults, including general, vocational, basic and community education, and recreation, leisure and personal enrichment programmes. These are delivered by the ACE sector, which includes the organizations and providers who deliver adult and community education programmes, including evening and community colleges, community adult education centres, neighbourhood houses, churches, schools, technical education institutes, universities (continuing education) and University of the Third Age.
Source: UNEVOC/NCVER 2009, Global