Type of organisation (legal status, main areas and type of activity)
Ädelfors folk high school is one of 147 different schools in
Sweden. The base in folk high school is long term courses with a lot of
different subjects. Schools also have special courses as freetime-leader,
jounalist, music, information, handicap and a lot of creativ courses as
painting, ceramic etc. Folk high schools also have a great number of short
courses 1 day to about 2 weeks, often in cooperation with popular
organisations. About 250.000 persons take part in folk high schools long and
short courses every year.
Size of organisation, in terms of the total number of personnel (use full-time
Evidence of experience of the organisation of the women’s employment issues and
experience in international co-operation
2/3 of folk high school owns by different popular
movements, Ädelfors Folk High School owns by labour movement in the southern
parts of Sweden.
Democracy and peoples education is important part of cooperation with other
countries what could give a great experiences how we could think about
liberal, free and non-formal education in new ways.
Name of the project - Swedish
–Lithuanian project: Development of Youth organisations
Project duration 2002-2003
Participants Lithuania, Sweden