Birmingham City Council is accepting applications for grants to the value of £2,250 that will enable the receivers to deliver English language acquisition activities over a period of twelve months with refugees and migrants. There are two funding rounds, the first ending on 30 September 2019 and the second ending on 31 October 2019.
European policies projects and funding
Trainings for the staff of started on 31 October 2018, General Directorate for Lifelong learning and ended on 15 March 2019 in the context of the Project called European Agenda for Adult Learning, implemented by Ministry of National Education. Trainings were provided in 7 pilot provinces (Malatya, Mardin, Manisa, Eskişehir, Bursa, Ordu, and Hatay) for the staff working in 81 Provincial Directorates of Supervised Freedom Directorates who gives guidance to supervised freedom convicts and ex-convicts.
The European Solidarity Corps is calling for project applications by 1 October 2019. Solidarity Projects encouage young people aged 18-30 years old to undertake an activity that will benefit their local community and help them to develop crucial skills.
Trainings for trainers working at Public Education Centers of MoNE was completed in 7 pilot provinces (Eskişehir, Malatya, Bursa Ordu, Hatay, Manisa, , Mardin) between the dates 20 February 2018 and 4 May 2018. The trainings were conducted in the scope of European Agenda for Adult Learning -4 Project which is implemented by Directorate-General for Lifelong Learning of MoNE and financed by EU, aiming to improve the basic skills of adults, especially ex-convicts and supervised freedom convicts, and raise awareness for their employability, besides setting up an institutional cooperation in line with the aim.
Although creativity and innovation are considered one of the key driving forces in modern economies, to date there have been few approaches concerning creativity and innovation management. There are also very few educational approaches applied at the interface of continuing education, institutes of higher education and business that systematically promote these skills and competencies.
The Tempus Foundation - National Erasmus+ Agency in Serbia published the results of the selection of adult education staff mobility project proposals (KA104), under the Erasmus+ 2019 Call for Proposals (EAC/A03/2018, Call deadline: February 12, 2019).
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.
Digital competences, project management, youth work – where is the connection? Erasmus+ project “Culture Goes Digital”, implemented by CGE Erfurt in Germany with the cooperation of IT and education center Emphasys in Cyprus, - here is the answer.
For new immigrants, integration into the labour market is a key requirement for gaining a foothold in their host country. To this end, counselling offers are required that are tailored to new immigrants and enable appropriate competency assessment.
Ruth Baker is EU Project Officer with Ballymun Job Centre in Ballymun, Dublin 11. The Centre uses Erasmus+ Vocational Education and Training funding to collaborate with European partners. Their projects focus on Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices. In this blog Ruth talks about the challenges and benefits of working on these Erasmus+ VET KA2 Strategic Partnership projects.
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?
Intern Europe's EPALE UK Star Supporter Photo Competition 2019 entry.
The European Pillar of Social Rights states a commitment to building a fair and more social Europe, and sets out key principles for social policy across member states. Denise Shannon of Léargas team reflects on the European Pillar of Social Rights and looks at what it means for education in general, and Erasmus+ in particular. This blog post is adatped from an an article originally published for Léargas, Ireland's National Agency for Erasmus+.
SPIDW is an Eramus+ project, focused on the incorporation of ICT tools into older adult education, both teaching and learning.
The SIMHE member institutions provide guidance and advice for highly educated immigrants and immigrants eligible for higher education studies. In addition, they actively participate in various projects related to the education and competence development of immigrants.
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10.30–11.00 Saabumine, kohv, tee
11.00–11.10 Täienduskoolituse valdkonna olulisusest ja kvaliteedi hindamise vajalikkusest, Terje Haidak, Haridus- ja Teadusministeerium
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The European Solidarity Corps is launching a new Open Online Course that will allow people to learn about the ESC programme, have discussions with other learners and share good practice. The course is facilitated from 13 September 2019 till 27 September 2019. Thereafter the videos will be available to view on the ESC UK YouTube Channel.
България ще бъде домакин на Европейския конкурс за млади учени EUCYS 2019, който се провежда ежегодно от 1989 г., с финансовата подкрепа на Европейската комисия. Изборът страната ни да бъде организатор на 31-вото издание на научния форум, е резултат от ползотворната работа на България по време на председателство й на Съвета на Европейския съюз. Тази година се отбелязват рекорден брой заявки за участие. Над 150 участници от 40 държави ще представят 100 проекта между 13-ти и 18-ти септември в София.
Comment favoriser la montée en compétences des utilisateurs des tiers-lieux ? la formation entre pairs ? développer des modes d’apprentissage innovants ancrés dans le territoire ?
Ces questions seront au coeur de la prochaine rencontre EPALE France. Elle réunira des formateurs, des enseignants-chercheurs, des coordinateurs de tiers-lieux, des usagers, de porteurs de projets Erasmus+... issus de France et d'Europe.
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Léargas are hosting a Myth busting European Project Management for VET Mobility. This thematic Contact Making Seminar aims to promote Erasmus+ quality project management in Irish and European VET organisations, share ideas and good practice from peers on what works well and what steps are involved in a good proj
Center Republike Slovenije za mobilnost in evropske programe izobraževanja in usposabljanja (CMEPIUS) v vlogi Nacionalne podporne službe EPALE Slovenija in Andragoški center Republike Slovenije (ACS), nacionalni koordinator projekta EPUO, vabita na regijsko konferenco EPALE in zaključno konferenco projekta EPUO. Dvodnevni dogodek predstavlja sinergijo dveh procesov, ki ju je na področju izobraževanja odraslih sprožila Evropska komisija in se uresničujeta v regiji.
Field research on the employment of ex-convicts and probationers
Surveys were carried out with 8,243 employers active across 81 provinces of Turkey and 1,890 ex-convicts and probationers as part of the "European Agenda for Adult Learning 4" project carried out within the Ministry of National Education General Directorate for Life Long Learning with backing by the European Union. The main purpose of these surveys is to determine the issues regarding the employment of ex-convicts and probationers in Turkey, and to reveal the views of these people and as well as employers on this topic.
The MATCHSI Toolkit was developed to help those hoping to gain work experience to match with an ideal host company, ensuring that learning is appropriately targeted and useful. The project brought together partners from seven EU countries. The Toolkit and accompanying resources can be downloaded.
A case study for Erasmus+ project Migrants and Refugees as Re-builders, which describes the experience of an adult educator working with migrants and refugees in Sweden. It explores the challenges faced by migrant learners, the approaches educators can use to address these challenges and how they can support inclusion. The project team has created print and online materials to generate meaningful conversations between educators, learners, policy-makers and stakeholders, as well as a curriculum, self-assessment framework and a set of indicators for analysing someone's engagement with society.
Join the next High-level Political Forum (HLPF) under the 74th Session of the General Assembly!
The Next 24-25 september, 2019 in New Your, professionals and institutions are going to propose solutions to accelerate the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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.
This PowerPoint is from the 17th EPEA (European Prison Education Association) Conference, which took place in Dublin 12-16th of June. In it Alan Smith explores the EU's interaction with prison education throughout its existence, as well as gathering together links to relevant EU policy, reports and actions.
The OBADE project: Open Badges and Adult Education is an Erasmus+ project, which was successfully concluded in May 2019. Within the framework of OBADE, 7 partners from six European countries have explored the possibilities for implementing digital badges as a tool for recognizing non-formal adult knowledge.
The European Commission has recently published a new synthesis report on the current situation of national adult learning policies and systems across the EU-28. The report brings together findings fron a set of full country reports updated in 2017. The link for the full country report for the UK and a brief of its content can be found here.
This synthesis report considers the current situation of national adult learning policies and systems across the EU-28. The report brings together the findings from a set of country reports that were previously completed for each Member State by a set of country experts. The report reflects on the complex adult learning policy and financing frameworks, national targets and interventions, as well as their strengths and weaknesses and the reforms that are needed in the systems that are in place in Member States.
How can EU funding help Member States (and others) to build up the Adult Education sector in long-term, long-lasting ways? We would love to hear your thoughts in this online discussion.
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.
Do you need EU support for adult learning in your country? If so, why? What kinds of EU support would be most beneficial for your country in the coming years? We would love to hear your thoughts on these questions and more in this online discussion.