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Guidance and counselling in a lifelong-learning approach


12.Educational support and guidance

12.8Guidance and counselling in a lifelong-learning approach

Last update: 27 November 2023

Adult students receive personalised services based on their needs. In addition to guidance and counselling, teaching arrangements and other support measures are in use. The students’ different cultural background and problems with spoken or written language are also paid attention to.

Academic guidance

One objective in the guidance and counselling of adult learners is to help them draw up their individual study plans. The guidance counsellors support the students’ career choices and advise them in the choice of subjects to be studied. It is important to help to improve adult students’ studying skills. This kind of guidance and counselling is provided also by group advisers or tutors. Guidance is provided also online..

Psychological guidance


Career guidance