We are one of the leading adult education organisations in Slovenia with more than 60 years of experience in working with adults. Our institute was established as a public equivalent body by the Municipality of Novo mesto, the largest city of South-East Slovenia.
We develop and implement:
• formal adult education and training,
• general lifelong learning,
• activities to support adults in learning;
• project work.
As a public body, we work closely with a wide network of local, national and international partners. In cooperation with partners, we exchange good practices and gain new experiences in the field of lifelong learning, at the same time, we prepare free training offers for our citizens.
We pay great attention to the quality of our work DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION CENTRE NOVO MESTO holds the national quality certificate for the high quality of adult education (green POKI) and international certificate of the ISO (International Organization for Standardization), which we acquired in January 2013. In 2019, we have also obtained the full Family-Friendly Company certificate.