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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.

WorldSkills UK Careers Advice Toolkit

This free online careers toolkit is a guide to supporting young people and empowering them to explore the excellence within technical and apprenticeship career pathways. It can be downloaded for easily accessible resources that can be used to digitally support your students with career planning and employability skills. The bitesize content of the toolkit can be used flexibly to support independent online learning, as well as any careers curriculum – delivered in the classroom or virtually. 

Started by | Posted 2 years ago

The Long Game: How to reboot skills training for disadvantaged adults

In this paper the Centre for Social Justice outlines several major barriers faced by disadvantaged individuals in the context of adult learning. It was drafted before the coronavirus pandemic’s inception and so focuses on boosting the prospects of low-skilled, low-wage employees in a labour market that, at the time of writing, was buoyant and fluid. However, many of the challenges, and solutions, outlined in this paper will be more salient than ever as we emerge from lockdown and pick ourselves up.

Started by | Posted 2 years ago

Entrepreneurship in Education - Background paper

The European Commission, OECD and LEED collaborated to release a 2015 paper that focused on the benefits of teaching entrepreneurship and explains the different meanings and understandings of the term. The information contained in the paper is as relevant today as it was when first released and can be a helpful resource for teachers and practitioners.

Started by | Posted 3 years ago