The CVO EduKempen was founded in 1952 and is a state financed institution in Flanders administered by the Ministry of Education and Training of Flanders. The studies at the center for adult education are based on curricula corresponding to national academic and professional standards. The institute is a leading and sustainable training centre in the fields of languages, Dutch for foreigners, economics, health care, vocational training (construction, electrical and woodworking professions) and IT in Flanders, arranging part-time training for more than 8.000 students. The center has an actively functioning national and international collaboration network, whose aim is to establish prerequisites for all the graduates for successful coping in the labour market and everyday life by unified qualitative training. The institute collaborates with other training institutions, schools of general and higher education.