Adult Education Centre UPI Žalec

ABOUT US

UPI-LJUDSKA UNIVERZA ŽALEC (UPI Žalec) is a public, non-profit institution for education and training of adults in the Savinja Valley region, Slovenia. Today UPI Žalec offers a diverse range of formal and non-formal education programs provides quality guidance and counselling services and is involved in numerous projects. It is a reliable and respected partner in the region and has an ever expanding network of national and international organizations.


OUR PROGRAMS

PRIMARY SCHOOL FOR ADULTS

SECONDARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS

  • Technical schools
  • Vocational-technical schools (economics, engineering, electrotechnics)
  • Matura course
  • Vocational course (pre-school education, computer technician)

NON-FORMAL PROGRAMS

  • Language Centre UPI: Language courses and language exams
  • Computer courses
  • National vocational qualifications
  • Bookkeeping courses, entrepreneurial workshops 
  • Study circles
  • Music school for adults
  • Personal growth and health programs 

GUIDANCE AND COUNSELLING SERVICES

  • Self-directed Learning Centre (since 1996)
  • Adult Education Guidance Centre (ISIO) (since 2000)
  • Centre for Vocational Guidance and  Information (since 1999) 

RECENT PROJECTS

NATIONAL 

  • Intergenerational Centre Planet of Generations (2017-2022)
  • Enhancing Basic and Vocational Competences for Employees in the Savinja Region (2016-2019; 2018-2023)
  • Guidance and Counselling Services for Employees in the Savinja Region (2016-2021)
  • Learning Parade (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • Validation and Recognition of Non-formal Knowledge (2013-2014)
  • Lifelong Learning Centre Savinjska (2008–2013)
  • Initial Integration of Migrants (since 2012)
  • Non-formal Programs for Adults (2012-2014)
  • Family Centre UPI (2009-2010, 2013-2014, 2015-2016, 2017-)
  • Lifelong Learning Week (since 1995)

INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS – Erasmus+ strategic partnerships


OUR TARGET GROUPS
Unemployed
Migrants
The elderly
Women
NEETs  

CONTACT
UPI LJUDSKA UNIVERZA ŽALEC
Address: Ulica Ivanke Uranjek 6, 3310 Žalec, Slovenia
www.upi.si, 003863 713 35 50, lu-zalec@upi.si
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Photo 1: UPI Žalec

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Photo 2:  UPI Žalec Team