Adult and Community Education

The lifelong learning division of Derbyshire County Council's Education department includes Youth and Community, Adult Community Education, Outdoor Education and Sports Services. From under five year old children in crèches, to over 90 year old adult learners, lifelong learning caters for the educational needs of Derbyshire residents outside of schools and universities.

Further information can be found on the Derbyshire County Council website - Adult Education.

Provision is locally based on over 250 sites across the county , including centres run and maintained by the service. Primarily supported by Derbyshire County Council, additional funding is also secured from the Further Education Funding Council, European Union, Health Authorities, Youth Exchange Centre, Sports Council and other funding agencies for particular aspects of the work.

More information about the various routes into learning, and the help and advice available, can be found on

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If for some reason you are unable to find the information which you require on our website, you can contact us by the following methods.

address logoDerbyshire Adult Community Education, Head Office, Chatsworth Hall, Chesterfield Road, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 3FW
address logo01629 533190 *Calls are recorded for quality and training purposes
address logoComplete our online enquiry form
address logoText the word COUNCIL followed by your message to 60060 *Standard network rates apply
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