EPALE podcast: What is the role of adult learning in active citizenship?

EPALE's Thematic Coordinators discuss how adult learning can contribute to active citizenship.

EPALE Podcast.

As part of EPALE's May focus on citizenship education and active citizenship, EPALE's Thematic Coordinators Andrew McCoshanDavid MallowsGina Ebner and Simon Broek got together to discuss the following questions:

  • What is the role of adult learning in active citizenship (e.g. prevention of exclusion, re-engagement, community building, learning democratic values, removing prejudice)?
  • To what extent is adult learning contributing to active citizenship? Is there a threat to focusing too much on work skills and basic skills through individualised learning pathways? Are we forgetting about the engagement role of adult learning?


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