Lifelong Learning Universities
The National Institute for Lifelong Education (NILE)
NILE supports the development of customized degrees and nondegreeprofessional courses at adult-friendly open universities in order to help the employed, the unemployed, job-seekers and women hoping to resume their careers after motherhood to work and learn at the same time.
These courses support the reorganization of the university system to promote practical skill development and the economic endeavors by the employed, the unemployed and job-seekers by increasing the flexibility of bachelor's degree/educational systems.
|Provide customized educational services such entrepreneurship classes and business management classes so that course takers can develop the skills necessary to start a business or switch careers.|
|Help workers who are high school graduates to improve their competency and skills set by fostering hub universities for enrollment-after-employment in cooperation with region-specific industries.|
Non-degree professional courses
These programs offer job-friendly educational courses such as employment and business startup classes for middle-aged professionals, including baby boomers.
|Region-based courses||Teach curriculums for region-specific industries in connection with municipalities and support local community-based learner networks.|
|Shared value creation courses||Support the creation of social value by fostering talents in new fields based on the creative economy and by supporting the social participation of seniors.|
|Support career-based employment and business startups so that learners can develop into professionals by strengthening their core competencies through cooperation with industrial companies and curriculum-learners.|