Association of Adult Education Institutions in Slovak Republic

AIVD SR has more than 30 years of tradition in the field of activities contributing to improving the quality of adult education in Slovakia. Our mission is to bring together adult education institutions and promote their common interests, goals and needs. The AIVD concentrates professional capacities on solving concepts in the field of adult education and cooperates with state authorities and other entities in the preparation and introduction of legislative and other measures in this area. AIVD SR is a member of the European Association for Education of Adults (EAEA).

Quality Assurance in Adult Education

17.10.2022 10:00 - Bratislava


AIVD SR together with the partners of LLW 2022 in Slovakia would like to invite you to The Opening of the Lifelong Learning Week in Slovakia 2022 and the international conference "Quality Assurance in Adult Education".


The event will take place on October 17, 2022 in the V-klub, Námestie SNP 12 in Bratislava and will be interpreted into Slovak and English.


The event is free to attend, but registration is required. Please confirm your participation via the registration form till 12. Oct 2022.

Draft program 17.10.2022


Opening of the 22nd annual Lifelong Learning Week in Slovakia


09:30 - 10:00 Registration


10:00 - 10:45 Opening of LLW 2022

  • Mgr. Klaudius Šilhár, PhD., AIVD SR president 

  • Mgr. Ján Horecký, Minister of Education Science, Research and Sports

  • prof. RNDr. Vladimír Šucha DrSc., Head of European Commission Representation in Slovakia 

  • Ing. Branislav Hadár, director, State Institute of Vocational Education and Training 

  • Ing. Jozef Detko, SAAIC general director, Erasmus+ National Agency

  • Ing. Mário Lelovský, vicepresident National Union of Employers


10:45 - 12:00 AIVD SR AWARD ceremony in the following categories:

  • Project
  • Contribution to ALE
  • Popularization of ALE
  • Regional government / municipality

12:00 - 13:00 joint press conference with awardees



Conference Quality assurance in adult education


12:00 - 13:00 networking, lunch


13:00 - 14:15 Quality assurance in adult education

  • Mgr. Klaudius Šilhár, PhD., AIVD SR president
  • Anni Karttunen, Globedu (FI)
  • prof. Balázs Németh, European University Continuing Education Network (EUCEN, ES)
  • Mgr. Ľubica Gállová, State Institute for Vocational Education and Training (SK)

14:15 - 14:45 Coffee break


14:45 - 16:00 Panel discussion

  • Kálmán Petőcz, Ministry of Education (SK)
  • Sylvia Liuti, FORMA.Azione srl (IT)
  • Zara Sousa, APEFA - Aprendências, (PT)
  • Tomáš Langer - Charles University in Prague, EPALE CR (CZ)
  • Klaudius Šilhár, AIVD SR (SK)

16:00 - 17:00 Networking