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FutureLabAE - How to design, implement and promote change-oriented adult education in the fields of democracy and digitalisation

We live in a rapidly changing word, where new challenges emerge every day. FutureLabAE-project has developed knowledge and resources for a more change-oriented and innovative learning provision. 

Traditionally, adult education is regarded as the repair shop for educational systems. However, FuturelabAE Erasmus+ project (2018-2021) has challenged adult educators to take a more proactive role in solving modern day challenges. Adult education should analyse, debate, and shape future trends and develop educational measures to support individuals and societies to manage and change the society.

The project has produced several resources that adult educators, policy makers and education providers can use:

Articles published about the project:

FutureLabAE project has nine partners representing eight countries:

  • Institut National de Formation et de Recherche sur l’Education Permanente (INFREP) – France
  • European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) – Belgium
  • National Adult Learning Organisation (AONTAS) – Ireland
  • Asociacia institucii vzdelavania dospelych v Slovenskej republike (AIVD) – Slovakia
  • Kvs Foundation (Kansanvalistusseura sr.) – Finland
  • University of Eastern Finland (UEF) – Finland
  • Amar Terra Verde, LDA. (EPATV) – Portugal
  • Die Wiener Volkshochschulen GMBH (VHS) – Austria
  • Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SVEB) – Switzerland


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FuturelabAE change-oriented adult education.
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Sari Pohjola / EAEA communications unit
Type of resource
Opportunities and Resources
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