Resource Centre

Resource Centre

The EPALE Resource Centre is a bank of materials that will help keep you up to date with adult education best practices and reference documents.

We publish case studies of innovative adult education approaches, reports and policy documents as well as magazine and newspaper articles.

You will also be able to find open education resources as well as training and learning materials so you will always have access to the best tools to help you in your everyday work.


How to use the Resource Centre

There are several ways to browse and search the EPALE Resource Centre:

  1. Browse The newest content is at the top of the page so you can easily stay up to date with the most recent developments in the sector.

  2. Search Go straight to a specific resource by typing the title, author or keyword in the search box.

  3. Filter Filter by type of resource, theme, tags, country, author and language. Relevant resources will be listed to the left of the page.

Happy searching!


How to get involved

Do you have a resource you would like to share or an interesting publication you would to publish in EPALE? EPALE can provide an extra dimension to your project by promoting your results within a professional network across Europe.

Please note: The resources featured in EPALE are not endorsed by the European Commission.

We do our utmost to ensure that content hosted on EPALE, or directly linked to, does not breach EU and national rules and conventions governing intellectual property. However, if you feel that we have infringed these rules please contact us via the EPALE helpdesk or via the feedback form so we can ensure this content is removed from the site.

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Estranged Students: Illustrating the Issues

Little is known about the experiences of estranged students either in the UK or internationally: based on interviews, this study represents the first of its kind in Scotland, exploring how estranged students navigate Education structures and the institutional and interpersonal resources available. This report includes findings from the SRHE and Carnegie funded research on 'estranged students' and is illustrated by Samia Singh.

Started by | Posted 1 year ago

Improving life chances and empowering communities report - Community learning and development in Scotland: Findings from inspection evidence 2016-19

This Education Scotland report shows positive steps being taken to empower people individually and collectively to make positive changes through Community Learning and Development (CLD). This report summarises the main findings from HM Inspectors of Education following inspections in all 32 local authorities between September 2016 to June 2019, of CLD provision.

Started by | Posted 1 year ago

Family Learning Framework – Advice for Practitioners

Education Scotland and its partners have collaborated to create the Family Learning Framework – Advice for Practitioners, which provides for practitioners and support for planning, developing and evaluating family learning at a local level.

Started by | Posted 2 years ago

Scottish Funding Council provide guidance on funding for upskilling 2019-2020

The Scottish Funding Council has provided guidance for universities and colleges on funding for upskilling in 2019-2020. Those who will benefit most from using the resource include university / college heads and education leaders, senior university / college staff and those who work in further or higher education financial and funding teams.

Started by | Posted 2 years ago

A Fairer Scotland for Older People: a Framework for Action

This resource outlines the “A Fairer Scotland for Older People: a Framework for Action”, released by the Scottish government on 3 April, which aims to ensure that people are “happy, healthy and secure in older age” and sets out key priorities to look toward achieving this end.

Started by | Posted 2 years ago