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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.

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

Decisions of adult learners - why adults decide to study

This report provides a detailed understanding of how and why adults decide to undertake learning. This is the result of a qualitative study that the Department for Education commissioned Kantar Public and Learning and the Work Institute to undertake.

Started by | Posted 4 years ago

Developing students' digital literacy

This digital capability framework by JISC has outlined six elements to consider when supporting learners in developing the digital literacy necessary to live, learn and work in a digital society.

Started by | Posted 4 years ago