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The Centre for Continuing Education in Sopot - CKU Sopot ( is both a VET and adult education provider.

The centre is a public organisation with a complex structure. Apart from the schools for adults within the organization there are:

  • Third Age University
  • Sopot Teachers Training Centre
  • Projects Team; Association
  • ‘Labour-Education-Health’
  • Practice Company
  • Career Adviser's Office

One of the main aims of CKU Sopot is to adjust their curriculum to the current needs of the labour market. The Centre is a public school providing both formal and non-formal education. The Centre for Continuing Education in Sopot has been providing education to people aged 18+ for over 60 years. It provides services for different target groups: youths, adults, seniors, teachers, unemployed, school leavers/drop outs, disabled, victims of violence and others. Over the course of a year it provides education for about 1000 people. There are 30 employed teachers (data of March/April 2015).

CKU Sopot prepares adults who want to obtain certificates in the area of secondary general, vocational secondary education and post-secondary vocational education. The strategy adopted in the educational offer is based on balancing theoretical knowledge with practical and professional training, and has been helpful in creating future employees and professionals. CKU also offers non-formal education courses and external exams i.e. ECDL.

CKU Sopot is strongly involved in initiating and conducting regional, national and European dimensions of co-operation.

CKU Sopot provides blended learner training and on-line courses (incl. international training). All teachers use an e-learning platform; ( for teaching their students.

CKU Sopot is one of the first schools in the region to introduce e-learning and is doing so with success.

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