Hundreds of events and activities will also be taking place across Europe from May through to December as part of the Week.
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Access the report and weekly blog posts that further explore the provocations of the Thinkpieces within it.
Helen Plant introduces the aims of the 'Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: implications for workforce development' report, the first of a series of blog posts.
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.
EduCare is an online training course provider that delivers a Safeguarding Adults training course for those who work with vulnerable adults and adults at risk. The course can be purchased as part of wider business or healthcare packages and organisations can benefit from multi-buy discount pricing.
The government has released the National Retraining Scheme policy paper, the result of a partnership between the government, the Trade Unions Congress and the Confederation of British Industry, which aims to prepare those most in need of skills development for the changing economic landscape and the rise of automation.
This project sets out to discover the extent to which there is an ideal approach for prison staff career management and, in so far as one was found to exist, to identify the elements of that model. Our aim, so far unexploited in any European project, is to look at the process of cultural change within the prison environment, reflecting on the career of the staff and on the support provided for the inmates.
I have been volunteering for the past 11 years. Together with my colleagues from the Association for Social Integration and Environmental Protection, I set up the Braşov Volunteer Center in 2008. These years of community involvement have meant for me a continuous learning process about the variety of volunteers.
The Tempus Foundation - EPALE National Support Service organized in June a webinar on the topic "How to Write a Good Blog Post on EPALE".
In Germany, representatives of the Federal Government, the Länder, and the Federal Employment Agency as well as industry representatives, introduced the country’s first "National Continuing Education Strategy".
A small team is the most important unit in working life. One needs many kinds of skills when working with different colleagues towards a common goal. Communications must be smooth. Everyone must be able to manage their own performance and some must also manage others. What kinds of skills are needed in this and how can one develop them?
To celebrate the publication of the Learning & Work Institute's Healthy, Wealthy and Wise: implications for workforce development report, EPALE are publishing the report along with weekly blog posts by key thinkers that further explore the provocations within each Thinkpiece contained in the report. Join us for a rich and meaningful discussion that aims to improve adult education strategy and policy, and better prepare the workforce for the challenges presented by a rapidly changing world.
Adult learning is recognised as having an important role to play in supporting successful communities and economies. It has a positive impact on our health, our ability to gain employment and progress at work and to contribute to society.
Critical for maximising the impact of adult learning are the skills, knowledge and attitudes of the workforce that delivers it. For that reason, Learning & Work Institute has been working with partners from across the sector to explore what needs to be done to support the teachers, managers, volunteers, leaders and others who make up the adult learning workforce.
The last week in May our group travelled to Tromsø, the largest city of Northern Norway.
As a language teacher I have always considered CPD as a crucial element of my professional life. I have constantly been on the lookout for opportunities for training where I can develop linguistically, update my methodology and shape my attitude towards teaching. Bell Teacher Training Campus seems to be the place that can satisfy all my expectations.
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Twitter ist – im Vergleich mit Facebook und Instagram – ein sehr spezifischer Social Media Kanal in Österreich. Für welche Ziele und Zielgruppen sich ein privater oder beruflicher Twitter Account eignet und wie man erfolgreich mit der Plattform arbeitet, erfährt man in dieser Bildungsaktivität.
The Education and Training Boards Ireland (ETBI), the national representative association of Ireland's sixteen education and training boards (ETBs) is holding a two day workshop to familiarise adult educators with SOLAS (the state organisation with responsibility to further education and training) and ETBI national guidelines for adult literacy and numeracy assessment at NFQ levels 1-3.
During this two day workshop participants will
HEL we can! Boosting Skills & Continuous Learning in Europe brings together the key sectors who can secure the right skills in the future
Skills are widely explored, not only in terms of education but also in terms of research and innovation policy, investments, technological development, business, entrepreneurship, labour mobility, integration and culture.
Work-based learning (WBL) is increasingly recognised by Member States around the world as an effective strategy to promote quality and relevance of education and training. With the involvement of UNEVOC Centres from around the world, this book contributes to the analysis of different dimensions and characteristics of WBL in different contexts and gives a global perspective on WBL as a pathway to delivering competency-based education.
This is an Erasmus+ funded project which aims to design and implement effective training tools for enhancing key skills and competences of (a) highly-skilled refugees and (b) the language teachers who work with them, and so enhance the employability and societal integration of skilled refugees.
The private security profession is of public interest to society and this is a major indicator of its importance and role. People who work in this field are expected to perform their tasks as professionally as possible and in a way that the private security worker will fully familiarize the client with the expectations and the quality of the provision of the specific services.
The introduction of a continuous training (education) program for the providers of the private security service emerged as a need in the results of several studies.
A large group of people are not sufficiently educated to get jobs or function properly as citizens, a fact which has been substantiated in one study after the other.
It is not that campaigns or educational opportunities have been lacking, but those kinds of opportunities cannot solve the problem alone because a good portion of the people in question cannot find the proper motivation they need to overcome the limitations they have due to their lack of education.
In the past, many individuals continued to pursue their career decision (education, occupation, work) they made in a certain period of their lives without experiencing a serious interruption in post-retirement period. Nowadays however, these rapid changes in the world and the shrinkage of the employment opportunities lead individuals to constantly search, act and decide. It made it necessary and compusory for individuals to participate in the life long learning processes in order to acquire a profession or find a job.
Looking for a flexible, interactive and, above all, a practical training course that will make it easier to plan classes and interact with your students using digital instruments and tools? E-trainers.eu is a great opportunity for you to become a more competent digital teacher.
In the scope of the activities of EPALE National Support Team and National Euroguidance Network Centre, the Foundation Tempus in Serbia hosted a two-day training course named Coping with helplessness: How to use career guidance and counseling to empower adults from vulnerable groups, which will be held in Belgrade from 27 to 28 November 2018.
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Concise, clear and concrete pictures of countries’ vocational education and training systems: this is what the Cedefop Spotlight on VET series offers. Building on individual country Spotlights, this publication brings together the main features and data of VET in the EU, Iceland and Norway.
I was interested to explore the challenges language will pose when teaching adults technical fashion production skills in my recent project titled "Fashion ABC".
The project's main theme was focused on equipping VET learners studying Fashion with skills to improve their work experience. However, we were able to develop staff skills through a combination of job shadowing, training staff engaging in the delivery of training etc.
This gave us an opportunity to teach older learners including some who were project partners staff new skills.
The second national EPALE conference in Serbia will take place on Tuesday, February 27, in Belgrade and it will cover the topic of "Functional Adult Education and Upskilling Pathways".
This online discussion is dedicated to the closing conference of project GOAL (Guidance and Orientation for Adult Learners) Closing Conference "Guidance and counselling for low educated adults: from practice to policy" which will be held 17-18 January 2018, Egmont Palace, Brussels
The representative of Serbian EPALE National support service and the winners of the writing contest “Activities in Career Guidance and Counseling in Adult Education” will attend the conference and report live through this discussion. Serbian EPALE NSS invites all to follow and contribute with comments.