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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.

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IDEAL, Integrating Digital Education in Adult Literacy

IDEAL, Integrating Digital Education in Adult Literacy, is an Erasmus+ project developed by partners in Finland, Belgium, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands and Norway. The project aims to improve digital skills of adult education teachers and trainers. On the erasmusideal website, you will find a range of video and text based resources that include best practice and ‘how to’ guides.
Started by | Posted 5 years ago

Action Plan to Expand Apprenticeship and Traineeship in Ireland 2016 - 2020

Ireland aims to significantly grow work based learning over the coming five years using the apprenticeship and traineeship modes of learning and skills development. Ireland's action plan includes an outline of current provision, an overview of recent developments, as well as targets for provision and participation from 2016 - 2020.
Started by | Posted 5 years ago

Universal Design for Curriculum Design

This free e-book from University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, outlines key concepts of universal design. The focus of this e-book is how to design a curriculum that takes a variety of learner needs into account. This should help ensure that courses are accessible to all learners. A number of case studies are included to show how universal design principles were applied in a range of courses. Similar strategies could be put into practice in further or community education settings.
Started by | Posted 5 years ago

Society At a Glance 2016, Spotlight on Youth

Society At a Glance 2016 examines social wellbeing trends across the OECD. This report focuses on young people in Ireland aged 15-29, who are not in employment, education or training (NEET). The impact of early school leaving is stark, with 65% of young people who left school without completing upper secondary education classified as NEET, compared to just 13% of the same age group who have a third level degree. On a positive note, Ireland is one of the few countries in the OECD where young people born outside the country do not have a higher rate of NEET than young people born in Ireland.
Started by | Posted 5 years ago