Evaluation of transformative learning circles

The TLC model proves to be an innovative way of organising further training for adult education professionals and shows results that promote entrepreneurship.


The pilot project on Transformative Learning Circles (TLC; 2015–2017) is a multi-layer initiative of adult educator competence development.It contributes to the professionalization of adult education staff in the Nordic region by improving the quality of further training and by testing an innovative model that supports the competence development of adult education professionals.

The TLC pilot project is a true example of cross-sectoral cooperation and networking at the Nordic level. The project has ensured a dynamic flow of knowledge and experience among the different countries and sectors involved and has created a learning environment, which embraces the differences.