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EPALE - Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe


Adult education: European context / Belgium

Language: EN

Posted by Karine Nicolay

Celebration EPALE World Teachers’ Day

On Wednesday 5 October 2016 EPALE invited participants from the 3 Belgian communities to celebrate World Teachers' Day at the Atomium in Brussels. Theme of the day was 'connect with learning and teaching in the 21st century in the three Belgian communities and the EU. Here you can find more about this day.

Liesbet Vermandere, Michèle Mombeek and Chantal Pierlot talked about adult Education in the Belgian context with its specificities, its strengths and weaknesses and where Belgium stands today.  


Liesbet Vermandere
Liesbet Vermandere is policy advisor at the Flemish Department of Education and Training in the Adult Education Unit. She is also the coordinator for the implementation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning in the French Community. 


Michèle Mombeek
Michèle Mombeek is EPALE coordinator for the French  Community in Belgium.  She’s also the coordinator for the implementation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning in the French Community.


Chantal Pierlot
Chantal Pierlot represents the German Speaking Community of Belgium which has not designated a special coordinator for the implementation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning.  She works as coordinator in the National Support Service for EPALE and the National Agency for the implementation of the Erasmus+ programme for her language Community.




Here you can find the slides of their presentation.

Resource Author(s): 
Liesbet Vermandere, Michèle Mombeek, Chantal Pierlot
Publication Date:
Tuesday, 18 October, 2016
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