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EPALE

Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

 
 

Basic skills

Project Funded by:  ERASMUS+ KA2 "Strategic partnership for adults”

Project Duration:  24 months

Start Date:  01/09/2018

End Date:  31/08/2020

Website:  https://up.pt/ictskills4all/ 

In our transforming society lack of digital skills in the elderly population is synonymous to social isolation; inability to access information and services, including health services; loss of autonomy, and an increased sense of inadaptability.

The Foundation Tempus – EPALE National Support Service in Serbia is organizing a national EPALE conference entitled "Methods and techniques for the development of key competences in basic adult education", which will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 10am to 4pm in Belgrade.

 

At the beginning of June, Mariya Gabriel, European Commissioner in Digital Economy and Society department, stressed the importance of ensuring that everybody has “equal opportunities in the digitalisation of our economy and our society” in a speech given at the opening of the Digital Assembly 2019. Also, she identified three action levers to achieve this equality of opportunities: the development of digital infrastructures, the dissemination of digital skills and the strengthening of the ability of all to be informed.

On Tuesday 8 October 2019 the KA2 partnership of adult educators in Belgium, Cyprus, the Netherlands, Northern Macedonia, Portugal and Sweden organise an international dissemination event to present the publication of the results of the KA2 project Recognition, Training and Validation of soft skills for employability of vulnerable groups.

Şanlıurfa Haliliye Municipality continues its activities for young people to spend quality time during the summer holidays. In addition to the courses opened within the Directorate of Culture and Social Affairs, the ‘READ-SWIM’ book reading activity, which includes trips to Göbeklitepe and Halfeti, is organized for young people to gain reading habits.

In today’s rapidly developing world, where digitisation and technology stand at the forefront of how we communicate, use services and complete everyday tasks, our ability to confidently and safely use the internet and technology is  vital to ensure our participation in our communities and our ability to find employment.
 

Thank you for taking the time to engage with this OER on FL. We hope you found it stimulating and useful. We wish you well in what we hope will be your pioneering policy work to support the development of a proliferation of FL across the EU and in so doing contribute to a more equitable, inclusive and literacy confident EU community.

 

 

Further relevant EPALE resources

1 October 2019
by Ann Hegarty
(en)

A suite of policies

In contrast to Luxembourg’s whole of Government approach to FL policy, Ireland has a suite of interrelated policies dispersed across core educational and childhood domains. These policies have a strong focus on improving literacy confidence and skills in Ireland.

 

Promotion and advocacy

1 October 2019
by Ann Hegarty
(en)

Luxembourg is the only country which has developed a nationally overarching policy framework to support FL across the lifecourse of its multicultural citizenship. In recognition of the important role that families play in children’s upbringing and education, Luxembourg has adopted a whole of Government approach to FL.

1 October 2019
by Ann Hegarty
(en)

This chapter aims to give an overview of the diverse approaches to policy relating to FL across the EU. Before considering EU policy, and to further contextualise this section of the OER, the chapter opens with a glance at UN FL policy. The chapter then turns towards related EU overarching policy frameworks and finally we drill down into the policy approaches within two EU Member States: Luxembourg and Ireland.

1 October 2019
by Ann Hegarty
(en)

Dr. Ulrike Hanemann coordinated the literacy work at the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) until May 2017. She has worked in research and capacity development in the field of literacy and non-formal and adult education within a perspective of lifelong learning in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Arab States. Before joining UNESCO in 2001, she worked for ten years as a lecturer and advisor at the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua in pre-service teacher formation and postgraduate programmes.

30 September 2019
by Ann Hegarty
(en)
Monday 25 November 2019, Hungary

Alapkompetenciák mérése workshop

A Fővárosi Továbbtanulási és Pályaválasztási Intézetben szervez workshopot az EPALE Magyarország és a Magyar Pedagógiai Társaság Felnőttképzési Szakosztálya 2019. november 25-én 14.00–16.00 óra között. Az eseményen témafelvetést tart Gebauer Ferenc, Laki Ildikó, Dunás-Varga Ildikó, Pap Anna és Kraiciné Szokoly Mária, amit a résztvevőkkel tartott beszélgetés zár.

Tuesday 12 November 2019 to Wednesday 13 November 2019, Belgium

Sprijinirea dezvoltării competențelor cheie: abordări și medii de învățare

Conferința va reuni factorii de decizie și alte părți interesate implicate și responsabile pentru implementarea politicilor și reformelor educației școlare. Participanții vor discuta și identifica condițiile sistemice și vor defini orientări politice pentru introducerea și dezvoltarea predarii și învățării bazate pe competențe în școlile din Europa.Consiliul Uniunii Europene a adoptat Recomandarea Consiliului privind competențele cheie pentru învățarea pe tot parcursul vieții pe 22 mai 2018.

Friday 25 October 2019 to Saturday 26 October 2019, Netherlands

DRONGO talenfestival

Tijdens de 8e editie van DRONGO talenfestival staat taal in al haar facetten centraal. Het thema van DRONGO talenfestival 2019 is ‘de impact van taal’.

Wednesday 20 November 2019, Belgium

LEVER UP International Conference

LEVER UP presents the results and the products achieved in the 2-year-long project lifespan. Guests from EC, policy makers and experts will contribute to an open debate on the key issues of the Validation of Prior Learning, the Informal and Non-formal practices for empowering competences, the transversal skills in the existing reference frameworks, and their impacts on individuals, society, education and labour market. http://www.leverproject.eu/final-conference/

 

The EU Agenda for Adult Learning in Malta organised a business breakfast on Friday 21st June to discuss the 'Schools as Community Learning Spaces' programme. Primary Schools participating showcased how the programme is working within their community.

The Guide represents a smart and user-friendly journey across Social Entrepreneurship, made up of 8 steps including tips, key business elements, infographics, interesting videos and educative games to foster aspiring entrepreneurs' hard & soft skills.

An easy-to-use online tool, accessible both from desktop and mobile, that provide aspiring social entrepreneurs all the elements and competences to start their business venture while contributing to solve determined social problems.

The Manual of Success Stories on Social Entrepreneurship tells ten business adventures across Europe that have young entrepreneurs as protagonists, with their strengths and weaknesses, fears and experiences.

Strong challenges turned into social enterprises as instrument of inspiration for young people who want to set up their own business, helping disadvantaged people and involving communities.

You can read the Manual and let inspire.

ABSTRACT The progression of a country and the integration of differences within a single aim is possible with people gaining the awareness of being a citizen. That is why citizenship training is not only a course given in the schools during formal education but also it includes lifelong learning. In this process every individual is expected to be citizen who is knowledgeable, problem solving, participating, responsible and sensitive to social problems. In the studies conducted till now, the concept of citizenship is discussed.

ABSTRACT The progression of a country and the integration of differences within a single aim is possible with people gaining the awareness of being a citizen. That is why citizenship training is not only a course given in the schools during formal education but also it includes lifelong learning. In this process every individual is expected to be citizen who is knowledgeable, problem solving, participating, responsible and sensitive to social problems. In the studies conducted till now, the concept of citizenship is discussed.

ABSTRACT The progression of a country and the integration of differences within a single aim is possible with people gaining the awareness of being a citizen. That is why citizenship training is not only a course given in the schools during formal education but also it includes lifelong learning. In this process every individual is expected to be citizen who is knowledgeable, problem solving, participating, responsible and sensitive to social problems. In the studies conducted till now, the concept of citizenship is discussed.

Abstract: In this study, it was aimed to review the citizenship education at primary and secondary level in Turkey under the five sections: curriculum and structure, the participation of students and parents in school, students’ community involvement, assessment and evaluation and support for teachers and principals. Key findings of the scientific research on the subject were examined and presented.

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