Institutions outside the formal system of regular schools, colleges, universities and technical/trade schools that provide opportunities for adults to develop basic learning and communication skills, complete their high school education, expand their knowledge in a particular field or discipline or develop skills in a new area of interest.
Key words: Adult Basic Education; Adult Education; Adult High School Diplomas; Adult Literacy Councils; Adult Literacy Education; Basic Writing Skills; Basic Reading Skills; Compensatory Learning; Continuing Education; Elderhostels; English as a Second Language; ESL Instruction; Fundamental Education (Adults); GED Instruction; General Educational Development Instruction; High School Equivalency; Institutes for Learning in Retirement; Lifelong Learning; Lifetime Learning
Scope notes: Excludes: Staff Training; Professional Re-Training; Re-Certification; and Professional Continuing Education. USE specific major field area and Common Code 02.
See also: Graduate & Professional Schools