After the borders of the European Union opened, Lithuania has been seeing an increase in the number of black people arriving in Lithuania. It is no surprise in most of the major cities, especially, in Vilnius. However, the residents of remote smaller towns of Lithuania still find it unusual: they glare at such people and are not keen to accept them into their rural communities.
The Journey to Work 4 programme enabled young people with special needs and fewer opportunities to undertake successful work placements in the Netherlands and Spain and increase their employment prospects.
In 2019, the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) announced the nominees for the 91st Academy Awards. Based on the data of the news agency AP, the Oscar Awards ceremony was watched by 29.6 million TV viewers.
What would our daily life look like without the possibility to enjoy and find inspiration in a book, a play, a movie or music - or without the possibility to express ourselves in a creative, symbolic way? Who more than artists can lead us to feel and see things differently? Switzerland is convinced that culture matters, and allocates part of its development cooperation funds to the support of artistic production in partner countries.
Součástí nové městské knihovny v Písku je centrum vzdělávání, které tvoří kompletně vybavené učebny a další vhodné prostory, v nichž bude možné zajišťovat vzdělávací a rozvojové aktivity pro veřejnost. Využívat je bude možné zdarma.
The Critical Thinking for Mediawise Citizens – CriThink project, implemented by Metamorphosis Foundation in partnership with Eurothink, supported by the European Union, announces this request for applications to provide support to initiatives of local civil society organizations in partnership with media and other stakeholders, which will promote creation of culture of critical thinking through promotion of media literacy.
"We learn from our grandparents" is a project based on intergenerational learning. In the 21st century, the intergenerational relationship between the elderly population and the young population has changed. The need to increase the solidarity between generations and the increasing importance of new technologies in the global world requires a new perspective in education and learning to develop stronger intergenerational relations.
Description of project "European Mobility for a Dynamic Territory"
The course Traditional Arts and ICT Art Tools for Teaching Your Subjects and Promoting Life Skills, organised in Barcelona in April, gave rise to new ideas on the role that slow reflection plays in learning. The art of Gaudí also stirred up strong emotions.
Linguacuisine is an app created by an Erasmus+ project that allows people to create and share recipes, in turn allowing them to build a variety of skills, in particular cultural awareness and language skills. In celebration of the success of the project, they are holding the LinguaChef competition, which will provide the winner with a £200 cash prize and a LinguaChef Gold Certificate.
EPALE UK Ambassador Brian Caul discusses an exciting new transnational partnership that aims to educate trainers working with ethnic minority groups on cultural awareness. Brian considers the ethnic mix in Northern Ireland, discusses the design of the project's blended course and explains next steps for the project.
EPALE recently published a blog post that delivered a collection of stories from Ecorys staff about their informal learning experiences. Having received more stories from the team and from contacts outside of Ecorys, we have decided to publish a second post capturing more great informal learning experiences!
In Austria, free media have been broadcasting since 1998 and have established themselves as the third broadcasting sector in addition to public and commercial. In a study by COMMIT, Community Media Institute, funded by the RTR-GmbH and the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Dr. med. Meike Lauggas and Mag. Helmut Peissl analyse the educational relevance of non-commercial broadcasting in Austria.
Informal learning is unexpected – it doesn’t follow a set structure and gaining new knowledge might surprise the learner. To celebrate EPALE’s current Non-formal and Informal Learning theme, we decided to seek out informal learning stories from Ecorys staff and prove how informal learning can be one of the best learning processes.
If we say that a picture is worth a thousand words, we can say that a video is worth more than a million words. The history of humankind is linked to images: from prehistoric rock paintings to Egyptian engravings, fresco paintings in churches, illustrated books in the Renaissance, upuntil today, where for example, the marketing industry is continuously using images to transmit thoughts. Everyday items like t-shirts, or road signs, WhatsApp icons allow us to understand and relate to each other through images.
The Association of Folk High Schools in Denmark are gathering international folk high school practitioners, promoters and researchers from all over the world, to rethink the role of the folk high school and contribute to a global alliance.
Check the website for the Summit for further description and detailed program.
The International Folk High School Summit has been organized in collaboration with:
V súvislosti s výročiami maliara Dominika Skuteckého (14. 2. 1849 Gajary – 13. 3. 1921 Banská Bystrica) iniciovala Stredoslovenská galéria, ktorá spravuje umelcovu expozíciu v Banskej Bystrici, dva rozsiahlejšie projekty. Od minulého roka prebieha projekt zameraný na hlbší výskum tvorby umelca a reštaurovanie malieb z galerijnej kolekcie. Od marca 2019 do začiatku roka 2020 sú v priestoroch Vily Dominika Skuteckého postupne odhaľované zreštaurované obrazy a prezentované výsledky analýz vybraných malieb.
Good Books, Miejska Biblioteka Publiczna i Centrum Historii Zajezdnia we Wrocławiu zapraszają na seminarium Gamifikacja po fińsku – gra w naukę, gra w czytanie, gra w zwiedzanie, które odbędzie się 5 września we Wrocławiu w Centrum Historii Zajezdnia.
Seminarium dedykowane jest dla wszystkich bibliotekarzy, muzealników, edukatorów i nauczycieli.
The Northern Collaboration Annual Conference 2019 will focus on the theme Collaborating across physical, organisational and cultural boundaries and will draw together many library professionals from across the UK. A total of sixteen sessions comprising of workshops, presentations and talks will ensure that delegates will be spoilt for choice and everyone can find something interesting to attend.
The European project "European Lived Culture Connects" started in September 2018. The project Partners create photo reports on the diverse, lived cultural heritage in their region. The results will be presented to the public in an international exhibition series. The exhibition in Birmingham will open on 26th of July.
In response to an insufficiently skilled labor force, Arab countries are looking to Western adult learning perspectives. However, Western practices cannot be implemented without consideration of regional culture. This large-scale study aims to identify best leadership development practices for Arab adult learners and examines how these practices might best fit with local cultural contexts. To determine the effective practices for Arab leaders, the Delphi process was utilized to survey 24 experts in the field of executive education.
Chcesz w swojej instytucji kultury lub organizacji zająć się ochroną dziedzictwa kulturowego? Planujesz napisać projekt na działania z zakresu ochrony dziedzictwa? Zapoznaj się z aktualną polityką Unii Europejskiej w dziedzinie dziedzictwa kulturowego i z podstawowymi definicjami w tej dyscyplinie. Publikacja będzie szczególnie pomocna dla tych, którzy chcieliby w zakresie ochrony i prezentacji dziedzictwa współpracować z uniwersytetem, prowadząc działania edukacyjno-badawcze.
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.
At the end of a ‘Make Poverty History7 (MPH) training session for activists, as an inspiration for a group of about 30 young people to write their action plans’, a facilitator conducts the following visualisation (reproduced from my notes):
ABSTARCT This study aims at a theoretical comparison of elementary social studies education in Turkey and in the US, on the citizenship education level, based on the literature. For this purpose, citizenship education learning areas in both countries are compared on gains, skills, content, and values. This research shows that social studies education in Turkey include citizenship education topics such as democracy, individual rights, duty and responsibilities whereas citizenship skills are not much accommodated.
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.
Fascinated by the diversity of entries here. Can we make an overview? What do you teach that you regard as cultural education? What do you believe SHOULD be taught to European adults?