Welcome to the Adult Education Programme  

Edinburgh's Adult Education Programme (A E P) has been running for over 100 years, offering day, evening and weekend courses to 10,000 plus adults per year.  

Our autumn programme is now ready to view. We have online, outdoor and venue based courses available starting Monday 5th September 2022

The full programme can be browsed here and bookings will start from Wednesday 10th August. Please note that all price bands do not show until the courses are bookable. As usual, there will be Standard, Concession and Reduced fees available. Example - Standard fee for 5 week course £43.50, Concessionary fee £21.75, and Reduced fee £17.25.

To Enrol from 10th August:

Book Online:  www.joininedinburgh.org

For more information:

Email:  adult.education@ea.edin.sch.uk

Telephone Enrolments available between 10th and 17th August:

Call:  0131 556 7978 and 0131 469 3003

Lines are open 10am to 4pm Monday to Thursday and 10am to 3pm Fridays.  There is often a high volume of calls so please book online where possible to secure your place.

Online Courses - Important Information

The Microsoft Teams app is required to participate in our online programme. If you haven't already done so, sign up for the free Microsoft TEAMS app for personal use: https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/microsoft-teams/free

Please note we will be unable to offer refunds due to technical difficulties caused by your own devices or Internet connection.


Have you ever thought of teaching adults? We will be holding interviews soon and would welcome expressions of interest. Subjects are wide and varied and can be taught in person at venues, outdoors or online. If you have a subject you are passionate about and have experience of teaching, please send an email to adult.education@ea.edin.sch.uk  

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