In a COVID-19 affected world has adult learning a prominent role, this is key in ensuring people can obtain the (new) skills and competences required in a COVID-affected labour market and society.
Impact of the COVID-19 crisis on adult learning
This report provide an insight in the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on adult learning, as well as into the role adult learning can play in the context of the crisis. The report focuses on the following questions:
- What are the short- and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on areas that are indirectly affecting adult learning systems (e.g. economy, labour market etc.)?
- What are the short- and long-term impacts on adult learning systems (impact on providers and their teaching/training staff, modes of delivery)?
- What are the short- and long-term impacts on adult learners (as worker, parent, teacher and learner)?
- How is the adult learning system responding to the situation and to the learning needs of adults in particular?
- What are the short- and long-term needs of adult learning systems so that they can provide services that better respond to the current situation?
- What needs to be considered most urgently for adult learning systems to be able to contribute to the recovery from the COVID-19 crisis?
These answers aim to inform the discussion at Member State and European level on adult learning.
Source->> European Union, report 'Adult learning and COVID-19: challenges and opportunities'