Education of educational institutions not leading to a qualification

Description of the data collection

The target of the data collection on education of educational institutions not leading to a qualification is the education provided by educational institutions that does not lead to a qualification.

From whom are data collected?

The information is gathered through the organisers of the education. The data are collected by educational institution and the data suppliers are vocational education institutions, polytechnics, music colleges, sports education centres, folk high schools, adult education centres, summer universities and study centres.

The data are collected electronically via the Internet with a web questionnaire. The data transmission application remains open from 1 March to 31 March. The application can only be accessed by data suppliers who have received a user ID from Statistics Finland.

Data processing

The obligation to provide data is based on the Statistics Act 280/2004 (changed 361/2013). The Statistics Act obliges Statistics Finland to treat the provided data as confidential.

What are the data used for?

The information obtained with the data collection on education of educational institution not leading to a qualification are used to compile data on the numbers of participants and teaching hours provided in the education of educational institutions that does not lead to a qualification. The data are used to produce statistics on adult education of educational institutions.

The data are used by representatives of the educational administration in the planning and evaluation of education, as well as by organisers of education, and association, researchers and students in the field.

The data from the data collection are used in the following statistics:

How often are data collected?

Annually