CVO Antwerpen is an adult education center with several campuses in and around the City of Antwerp in the Flemish region of Belgium. CVO Antwerpen is one of the largest centers for adult education certified and funded by the Flemish Government.
It organizes more than 950 modular daytime and evening courses per year. These courses are clustered around:
CVO Antwerpen offers an increasing percentage of its courses as blended learning. The center is, was and remains a leading player in the introduction of different types of distance learning using e-learning platforms, developing interactive content (learning objects), multimedia and video recording, social software, automated evaluation, mobile learning … The centre employs a team of ICT-staff and course designers to support the implementation of its distance education.
The main campuses offer an open learning center, providing facilities for intake and advisory, self-paced study, counseling, individual tutoring and study groups.
CVO Antwerpen also subcontracts for external partners (e.g. the regional employment agency, secondary schools) and is providing formal education to inmates in the Antwerp penitentiary.
CVO Antwerpen is an open learning center in charge of
Since innovation is one of the key aspects within its mission, GO! CVO Antwerpen participated and still participates in several innovating European projects under the Lifelong Learning Programme. Based on current and future trends in society and education, the centre decides each year which innovative themes it wishes to explore. Examples of these themes are gender issues, e-learning and the ageing of society and its impact on education. By implementing projects, the centre can experiment, exchange experiences with foreign schools and organisations and hence, improve its own methodologies or implement new strategies.