In today’s globalized world, adult learning and education (ALE) becomes a pivotal element to advance people’s well-being and competitiveness in the labour market. ALE provides the opportunity to advance professional knowledge and skills for adults. In Uzbekistan, ALE still remains an unexplored subject. There is no any ALE study available, which could serve a foundation for the development of ALE concept or programme. Considering these shortages, the Scientific and Applied Research Center “Oila” under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the DVV International in Uzbekistan implements joint ALE research project which is aimed at examining three specific components in adult education:
It is assumed that the prepared national report will serve a foundation for developing the national concept on adult learning and education in Uzbekistan.