UNIT 2: Non-formal open learning curriculum characteristics

Topic 1. Formal, Non-formal and Informal learning

What are the differences when learning is open?

Notions of formal, non-formal and informal learning may be briefly outlined based on definitions by UNESCO (UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning 2012:8 from  Keuchel, 2014) in fig. 1.

Figure 1. Notions of formal, non-formal and informal learning