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EPALE

Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

 
 

Learner support

EU4EU – European Universities for the EU – is the project which support the growth of European businesses and the access to employment of university trainees. You have time until the 29th of October  to register your organization and to access to the matching phase in which you will be able to choose the more suitable candidate for your organization’s needs.

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.

Do you work with young adults? Help them gain skills and experience through volunteering projects Do you have a project idea that can inspire young adults to make a difference through volunteering and are looking for accessible funding? Many organisations are already taking part in the European Solidarity Corps funding programme to enhance the prospects of their students through Volunteering Projects. Apply now for funding by 1st October 2019 to get involved!

AHEAD, an organisation that is focused on promoting full access and participation of students with disabilities in further, higher education and employment are hosting their annual international conference, 'Through the looking glass: Reflecting on Inclusion from the boardroom to the classroom' on the 26th and 27th March 2020 in Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland. 

Educational institutions and sport and youth associations in the Reykjanes Peninsula (south-west Iceland) are key-stakeholders in the government-led action-plan aimed at strengthening the area, following the bancruptcy of the airline WOW-Air in the spring. As a follow-up of a meeting on labour and educational issues between Education Minister, Ms. Lilja Alferdsdóttir, and local inhabitants in April, a specific task force was established within the Ministry. Its role is to formulate and gain support for an action-plan, built on the vision of the local population and the government.

From 8 to 15 September 2019 the 6th edition of the National Days of Action against Illiteracy (JNAI) took place. This year, the theme of the national campaign was: “When we are learning, the slightest progress is a victory”, honouring victories over illiteracy, and recognising people’s progress through portraits.

Third spaces as "out-of-place” spaces cause offset and edge effects. They offer the possibility of feeding a critical analysis on the notion of "third" as well as that of "place" in a relationship to the economy, territory, work and governance. They facilitate cross-fertilization and dissemination of knowledge using a space-based practice by imagining other development scenarios that could be discussed in a "popular" dimension (popular centrality, popular economy, popular education).

9 December 2019
by Hugues Bazin
(fr)
Chains breaking into birds flying away

The Free Thinking Programme for Survivors of Modern Slavery allows victims of modern slavery and human trafficking to gain an education and enjoy part-time residency on campus at Northern College. The second of a series of blog posts about the programme, this piece provides an insight into the experiences of one of the students, who gives thanks to her educators and describes her feelings concerning her status as a modern slavery survivor. Educators working with vulnerable groups may find this blog psot beneficial for better understanding the trauma that some learners have to cope with and to help them provide the best learning experience. 

5 December 2019
by Jane Williamson
(en)
Business women

The Erasmus+ Financial and Economic literacy of Migrant women for ENtrepreneurship INclusion project enables educators to support migrant women to build financial, digital, literacy and numeracy skills which benefit their lives in a multitude of ways. Benefits include everything from being able to make sound financial decisions through to embarking on an entrepreneurial career. The project brings together partners from six EU countries.

2 December 2019
by UK National Agency
(en)
Digital learning certificate

Vicki Liogier from ETF and Ben Charles from the Global Learning Skills Partnership delivered the Digital Skills for Adult Educators workshop at the Upskilling Pathways Conference 2019. Both presenters provided information on their organisations and projects, discussed the need for digital skills to be harnessed by education staff both for their own development and the development of their learners, and emphasised the need for institutions and originations to develop effective digital frameworks to encourage adequate skills development.

28 November 2019
by NSS UK
(en)
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Man selecting Welsh language icon

Adult Learning Wales has commissioned spoken Welsh training under the Welsh in the Workplace scheme to help learners who already have some basic Welsh language skills to develop them further. This is a Star Supporter Competition mini blog post entry that explores the context and activities of the training sessions. 

25 November 2019
by NSS UK
(en)
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Businessman with a skills infographic

Belfast Metropolitan College has partnered with organisations and education institutions in Greece, Bulgaria and Romania to deliver the Live Skills programme - a programme that enables young learners and professionals to develop business management skills and specific skills in the audiovisual creative fields.  The programme delivers both work based and cross-country learning opportunities. 

15 November 2019
by Isaac May
(en)

The management of migration and the integration of migrants are among the central challenges of this time in many regions of Europe. An alliance of municipalities and civil society organisations from several European countries joined forces in 2016 to work together on integration and acquire new knowledge and skills. With the help of the "Europe for Citizens" programme, it was possible to intensify the exchange between the partners in a joint project.

13 November 2019
by Tino BOUBARIS
(de)
Monday 2 March 2020 to Friday 6 March 2020, France

Mobile Learning Week 2020

Mobile Learning Week 2020

Mobile Learning Week (MLW) is the United Nations’ flagship event on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education, and has been organized by UNESCO and its partners for eight years consecutively.

The 2020 edition of MLW will be held from 2 to 6 March 2020 in Paris under the theme Artificial Intelligence and Inclusion. It is designed to steer the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) towards the direction of inclusion and equity in education – core values underpinning the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and digital opportunities for all.

Thursday 23 January 2020, Poland

Dyskusyjny Klub Coachingu - Próbuj do skutku, czyli jak działać dalej, mimo trudności

Zapraszamy coachów, terapeutów, psychologów, trenerów, menedżerów, konsultantów HR, mentorów, doradców zawodowych oraz wszystkich zainteresowanych rozwojem osobistym na pierwszy w 2020 roku Dyskusyjny Klub Coachingu!

Czwartek, 23 stycznia 2020 r., godz. 17.30 - 20.30 - Dyskusyjny Klub Coacha "Próbuj do skutku, czyli jak działać dalej, mimo trudności" poprowadzi Urszula Rudzka-Stankiewicz.

Friday 20 March 2020 to Sunday 22 March 2020, Germany

Teaching Conference 2020

teaching conference 2020 (ARETL)

The 2nd International conference on Advanced Research in Education, Teaching and Learning is a must-attend event for academia, researchers, and scholars. It is supported by numerous universities and scientific communities around the world.

Wednesday 22 January 2020 to Saturday 25 January 2020, United Kingdom

Bett Conference 2020

Bett is the most important Edtech event of the year, drawing thousands of delegates and hundreds of exhibitors and suppliers. The event is an excellent opportunity to learn more about technology and how it can enhance the teaching and learning experience, network with suppliers and potential startup partners and gain CPD points by attending certified sessions. 

Tuesday 14 January 2020, Germany

Runder Tisch: „Unterricht mit Geflüchteten“

Die Runden Tische im Sprachenbereich stehen allen Interessierten offen und sind nicht an einen festen Teilnehmerkreis gebunden. Als offene Diskussions- und Informationsrunde haben Sie zum Ziel, dass sich Ehrenamtliche, Lehrende, Kursleitende, Trainer und Trainerinnen sowie Pädagogische Mitarbeitende zu aktuellen Themen austauschen, über Probleme berichten und von den Erfahrungen anderer profitieren.

Monday 12 October 2020 to Friday 16 October 2020, Czech Republic

Erasmus+ training course: Art Therapy as a Tool for Career Development and Education

Explore a unique course, taught in English, for career development professionals, teachers, psychologists, coaches and other professionals. Sign up for an intensive 5 days training course that will provide you a powerful tool of Art Therapy in context of personal development, education, career guidance or coaching. The course is based on interactive methods and includes many interesting and practical activities.

Monday 23 March 2020 to Friday 27 March 2020, Czech Republic

Erasmus+ training course: Art Therapy as a Tool for Career Development and Education

Explore a unique course, taught in English, for career development professionals, teachers, psychologists, coaches and other professionals. Sign up for an intensive 5 days training course that will provide you a powerful tool of Art Therapy in context of personal development, education, career guidance or coaching. The course is based on interactive methods and includes many interesting and practical activities.

The project Bringing Young Mothers Back to Education – BYMBE has produced training tools in support of the work of social workers, teachers and trainers for the purpose of sustaining young mothers between 15 and 25 years old in re-entering education or training for a better access to the labour world.

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).

The aim of New Neighbours is to highlight the positive social and economic contributions that are made by migrants and refugees throughout communities across Europe. By promoting direct participation in media production and intercultural dynamics, it is hoped to foster tolerance and acceptance for migrants and refugees in EU member states.

The 10 Prisons Project has released briefings and accompanying resources that aim to reduce substance misuse and violence in prisons by ensuring that prisoners are able to maintain good relationships with their families and other important people. The briefings and resources will be valuable to anyone working with prisoners and their families.

The analysis of on-line assessment systems comprises three sub tasks leading to an overall output report:

  • Needs analysis and data gathering,
  • Reporting of mathematical on-line assessment systems,
  • Pedagogical analysis for on-line assessment of mathematics.

Underpinning this package of work is the educational needs assessment to support any pedagogical research, design, development and testing.

The Family Skills project has released a Family Skills Toolkit to assist parents and carers who are still developing their own language skills and caring for children who are also building English ESOL skills. It contains weekly sessions, resources and activities and is free – those interested in obtaining a copy should use the link provided.

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