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EPALE - Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

European policies projects and funding


| 17 February 2020

Under EU Directive 2009/128/EC, the European Union ambitiously took on a major challenge: to limit the negative impact that crop protection has on the environment and health while maintaining or increasing agricultural production levels, crop quality and the economic profitability of agricultural sectors. Among the most promising and innovative levers, special mention should be made of biocontrol products.


| 13 February 2020

A Knowledge Alliance of Agri Businesses, Academia and Business Angels for Disruptive Farm-to-Work Agri-Tech Training (AgTech7) European projects have been accepted for co-financing by the ERASMUS+ KA2: Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices – Knowledge Alliances.


| 5 February 2020
The KA104 project called "Pedagogy+Androgogy= Lifelong Learning" has been realized successfully.  During the project, 10 teachers/trainers attended the training course in Germany and 10  teachers/trainers attended a training course in the Netherlands about the Androgogic Methodology. 


| 30 January 2020

În orașul Erzincan (Turcia) avut loc un nou workshop pentru încurajarea si îmbunătățirea antreprenoriatului femeilor.

Workshop-ul a avut ca obiective creșterea gradului de conștientizare și recunoaștere a antreprenoriatului femeilor în conformitate cu agenda de antreprenoriat a UE și dezvoltarea participării economice și sociale a femeilor prin intermediul antreprenoriatului la nivel local și regional, creșterea gradului de conștientizare și cunoaștere a organizațiilor societății civile turce față de politicile și practicile UE.



| 13 February 2020
At the instigation of the French coordinator, the consortium of VITIMOB partners was formed in the original structure of a "European meta-cluster" made up of major learning companies committed to viticulture and the inclusion of people with disabilities. 


| 11 February 2020
This is EXULI, an Erasmus Plus strategic cooperation project, aimed at giving youth workers tools to work with young migrants around their trauma, while being accompanied by psychoanalysts with a Lacanian orientation.


| 25 January 2020

The EBRD and Izmir are joining forces to work on an action plan that will improve the urban environment and lives of the 4.3 million people who live in Turkey’s third-largest city.

The action plan developed with the EBRD will articulate Izmir’s sustainable development vision, strategic objectives, actions and investments for a five-year period to address priority issues. Beyond prioritizing investments and reforms, the document is also expected to serve as policy guidance to help Izmir promote awareness and additional financing for green initiatives within the city. 


| 12 December 2019

Based on feedback from the Member States of the European Union, the labour market relevance of vocational education and training must be strengthened everywhere in order to ensure that economic growth is not impeded by the lack of a qualified workforce. The European Union aims to succeed in assuring that work-based learning becomes the fundamental pillar of vocational education and training systems.

Wednesday 26 February 2020, Estonia

Veebiseminar: Postituste lisamine uuenenud EPALE keskkonda

EPALE keskkond on täielikult uuenenud - kiirem, mugavam ja kenam EPALE on kohal ja rõõmustab meid jätkuvalt kvaliteetse täiskasvanuhariduse alase teabega. 

EPALE on üle viidud uuele platvormile - Drupal 8. Seoses sellega paranesid keskkonna funktsionaalsused ja muutus välimus. Veebiseminar on suunatud kõigile täiskasvanuhariduse valdkonnas tegutsevatele professionaalidele kes soovivad edastada teavet Euroopa täiskasvanuhariduse veebikeskkonna kaudu oma sihtgruppidele.

Veebiseminaril tutvustame võimalusi, kuidas uuenenud EPALE keskkonnas lisada:

Friday 28 February 2020 to Saturday 29 February 2020, Austria

KURS: Internationale Kooperationen für ProjektmanagerInnen von zivilgesellschaftlichen Organisationen

EDUCULT bietet am 28./29. Februar 2020 einen zweitägigen kostenlosen Weiterbildungskurs für Projektmanager*innen /-mitarbeiter*innen und Leitungspersonen von zivilgesellschaftlichen Organisationen an, die im Bereich des Lebenslangen Lernens tätig sind und an internationalen Kooperationen interessiert sind. Mit diesem Kurs möchte EDUCULT den Teilnehmer*innen vermitteln, wie internationale Kooperationen erfolgreich umgesetzt werden können.

Friday 24 April 2020, Belgium

Mittagskonferenz - Ostbelgiens Erwachsenenbildung unterwegs in Europa

Die Nationale Agentur für Erasmus+ und EPALE laden die Akteure der Erwachsenenbildung ein zu einem Rückblick auf Erasmus+ 2014-2020. Was hat das Programm in Ostbelgien ermöglicht? Projektträger berichten in einem lockeren Rahmen. Wir bieten Gelegenheit aus dem Nähkästchen zu plaudern, sich mit Kollegen auszutauschen und sich über die Fördermöglichkeiten des Programms zu informieren. Herzliche Einladung an alle Erwachsenenbildner in Ostbelgien!


| 11 February 2020
​​​​​​​The ECOMANAGMENT project is an Erasmus+ strategic partnership, bringing together six partners from five European countries. All partners have real experience of working with rural communities, especially in the area of traditional skills such as dry stone construction.


| 2 December 2019

The development of citizens’ knowledge, skills and competences has always been priority to the European community. Therefore the recognition of that knowledge, skills and competences is a very important issue for the development of competitiveness, employment and social cohesion in the European community.


| 25 November 2019

'Supporting Working Lives And Enterprise Growth In Ireland: 2018-2021 further education and training policy framework for skills development of people in employment' was published by Solas (The Irish Further Education and Training Authority) in 2018. It sets out a policy framework for employee development opportunities in Ireland. 


Five principal drivers underpin the new policy on skills development of employees in the workforce.

(i) Supporting enhanced productivity in Irish SMEs


| 14 November 2019

There is little methodological professional material, - particularly ones related to adult learning – that may be of good help to organizations and professionals wishing to introduce work-based learning Therefore this project - in the context of which such a complex methodological handbook has been developed that promotes the introduction and effective application of work-based learning forms, the learning outcome-based training plans in adult vocational education and training across Europe - fills a large gap.


| 8 November 2019

On the basis of the Carer+ Digital Competence Framework, a complete programme structure was developed, containing a total of 5 interrelated modules organised under 3 themes:

  • Foundational skills
  • Managing social care with ITCs
  • Providing home care through ICTs.

The Virtual Learning Environement was created by using Drupal Commons and Moodle 2.5: 5 platforms were created: an original one in English and 4 for the piloting partners in their local languages (France, Italy, Latvia, Romania and Spain).

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| 17 October 2018

As a follow-up to our discussion on the needs of adult learning support from the EU, we would like you to share your opinion on any of the topics below. Engage with your peers from across Europe in this online discussion moderated by EPALE Thematic Coordinator Markus Palmen.