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EPALE - Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

Learning environments

Cláudia Araújo Amaro


| 15 September 2020
| by EPALE Moderator

What is a House of Knowledge (Casa do Conhecimento)? It's a space designed to be a flexible and interactive learning place, physically close to the local population and freely accessible to all sectors of society. A place where educational, cultural or knowledge dissemination activities would be developed and adapted to the needs of the region and, above all, respecting the capabilities and the digital skills of its population.

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| 8 September 2020
| by NSS UK

Digital educational formats were offered at short notice when educational institutions were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That was a great achievement. However, in order to establish online courses in the long term it is worth taking a look at the peculiarities of planning digital offers.


| 31 August 2020
| by Ruzica Madzarevic

Learning and teaching online is getting more and more part of our every day. Even though it is effective it may get a little bit lonely. We are not sure how other people perceive us and we lack space to establish contact and rapport.


| 28 August 2020
| by Daniela Vasić
Vocational school "Branko Radicevic" from Ruma, Serbia, has joined the Consortium for the realization of the project "Be Creative - Secure Your Future" funded by the European Union through the Erasmus+ programme in the field of Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices. Partners on this project are the "Economic and Administrative School of Osijek" from Croatia and the Art School "Enrico and Umbero Nordio" from Trieste, Italy, while  the coordinator of the project is the Creative Center for Creative Development "Ideall" from Novi Sad, Serbia.
Jordi Mirabell and Salvador Vidal-Raméntol


| 27 August 2020
| by EPALE Moderator

The unexpected closure of the Campus of Experience on 12th March did not give Jordi and Salvador enough time to prepare the teachers or students for the lockdown. However, straight away, together with the rest of our university, they decided to continue all of their activities online. How they dealt with the situation? Let's find out more in this Community Story!


| 24 August 2020
| by UK National Agency

This blog is an Erasmus+ Story about a young Spanish volunteer who – despite having to return home when the global COVID-19 pandemic began – is still leading creative workshops for adults with learning disabilities in Northern Ireland. The team at the Black Box innovative arts venue in Belfast has adapted quickly to provide online sessions and workshops for learners with learning disabilities.

Ursula Liebmann


| 23 August 2020
| by EPALE Moderator

Ursula is the general manager of Meeting-Point Library, the office for public libraries, which is tasked with offering a service and support for public librarians and their work within 260 public libraries in the federal province of Lower Austria. Furthermore, it is responsible for the development of librarianship as well as for generating visions and strategies to implement the paradigm shift that is taking place. What happened with the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown?


| 17 September 2020
| by NSS UK

The NSS UK has extended the deadline of our ‘EPALE UK Star Supporter’ Photo Competition 2020 until noon on October 20! 
All UK individuals and organisations working in the field of adult education are invited to participate by submitting a photo with a short caption that aligns with the theme of Celebrating the Impact of Adult Learning. You can also join in on social media with #EPALEStars.


| 7 September 2020
| by Sophia Bickhardt

„Bullying and cyberbullying are increasingly common realities in school that can have devastating effects on students. Therefore, they must be known and stopped from the first manifestations.”

„Useful and much awaited support for the parent of a pre-teen who already spends much time online and for the high-school teacher who needs, in his/her turn, guidance and reliable academic info in the field to be able to pass on the knowledge and the awareness to students.”


| 26 August 2020
| by Ramon Mangion

A second call for MCAST applications will be open from 7 to 11 September 2020. This call will be open for both prospective and progressing students.MCAST will be pleased to welcome your online application for one of its Full Time Courses which you will be interested to take on during academic year 2020/21.  You may wish to visit the Prospectus Link at , and explore your potential through what MCAST has prepared for you.


| 20 July 2020
| by NSS UK

The NSS UK is pleased to announce that our ‘EPALE UK Star Supporter’ Photo Competition 2020 is now open! All UK individuals and organisations working in the field of adult education are welcome to participate. You can enter for the chance to win a prize valued up to £100 by submitting a photo with a short (100-200 word) caption that aligns with our theme of Celebrating the Impact of Adult Learning. 

Friday 23 October 2020

III Ogólnopolska Konferencja Naukowa „Wyzwania i zmiany społeczne w XXI wieku”

Celem Konferencji jest stworzenie przestrzeni do dyskusji nad współczesnymi wyzwaniami i zagrożeniami dla społeczeństwa. Organizatorzy szczególnie zachęcają do pochylenia się nad następującymi obszarami: innowacje społeczne, polityka rodzinna i społeczna, media w przestrzeni społecznej, działania proekologiczne, ekonomia społeczna i rynek pracy, edukacja, aktywizacja społeczna osób z niepełnosprawnością.

Tuesday 6 October 2020, Europe

ICT for migrant inclusion in the EU at #EURegionsWeek

The NADINE project will be taking part in the European Week of Regions and Cities and invites you to join our virtual Q&A session on Zoom. The session aims to give insight into the interaction and links between end users and technical standpoint by focusing on the users’ needs, how the technology addresses these needs and how the NADINE solution solves real life problems. 
Wednesday 8 September 2021 to Thursday 9 September 2021, Europe

ICSD 2021 : 9th International Conference on Sustainable Development, 8 - 9 September Rome, Italy

European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Canadian Institute of Technology  will organize the 9th ICSD 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Development, with particular focus on Environmental, Economic and Socio-Cultural Sustainability.

The Conference theme is: "Creating a unified foundation for the Sustainable Development: research, practice and education".

Tuesday 22 September 2020 to Thursday 24 September 2020

Science is Wonderful

Science is Wonderful es una exposición científica gratuita que acerca el mundo de la ciencia al público. En ella se tratarán diversos temas como el calentamiento global, como mejorar nuestras ciudades, prevenir el hambre y la sequía, luchar contra el cáncer, etc.

Monday 12 October 2020, Hungary

II. Országos Múzeumandragógiai Műhelynap

A Pulszky Társaság – Magyar Múzeumi Egyesület Múzeumandragógiai Tagozata és az EPALE – a Felnőttkori Tanulás Elektronikus Európai Platformja valamint a JPM Csontváry Múzeuma együttműködésében Pécsett kerül sor a II. Országos Múzeumandragógiai Műhelynapra.

Thursday 8 October 2020 to Friday 9 October 2020, Greece

A patra întâlnire anuală CareersNet (eveniment virtual)

În acest an, Cedefop își organizează reuniunea anuală CareersNet în cooperare cu Agenția Federală pentru Ocuparea Forței de Muncă din Germania.

CareersNet, rețeaua de experți naționali independenți ai Cedefop pentru orientare și dezvoltare pe parcursul vieții, se va reuni în zilele de 8 și 9 octombrie 2020.

Spre deosebire de anii precedenți, din cauza incertitudinii în legătură cu restricțiile legate de problemele de călătorie și de sănătate, întâlnirea din acest an va avea loc online.

Tuesday 27 April 2021 to Thursday 29 April 2021, Sweden

Museernas vårmöte

Sveriges Museers styrelse har i dialog med arrangörerna för Vårmötet 2020 tagit beslutet att flytta fram vårmötet till våren 2021 på grund av rådande pandemi.

Målet är att kunna genomföra vårmötet i Visby våren 2021. Ett tips är att, även om det kan ändras, göra en preliminärbokning i era kalendrar den 27–29 april 2021.

Friday 11 September 2020, Sweden

Föreläsning online om kulturarv och social sammanhållning den 11 september

Kulturarvsdagarna 2020 pågår mellan den 11-13 september med flera olika evenemang.

Den 11 september föreläser NCK:s ( Nordiskt centrum för kulturarvspedagogik) Gustav Wollentz bjuder på ett webbföredrag med fokus på Kulturarv och social sammanhållning, fredag 11 september kl 15-16.

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| 7 October 2018
| by abdullah öztürk

 Material should be developed for Special Education students according to the type of disability. In this context, we prepared the KA101 project. what materials can be prepared according to the type of obstacle / disability. We need your help. Would you please write your comments. Thank you.

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| 19 September 2018
| by Liga Abizare

I am working on national and international level as an environmental educator and conducting various pedagogic programs for schools for more than 15 years involving forest as a learning environment. In 2019 I will organise 14th European Forest Pedagogics Conference in Latvia and one of the main topics will be the following:


| 25 August 2020
| by Redaktion Deuts...

Lernende sind Individuen - auch bei gleichen Bedingungen lernt jede Person auf ihre eigene Art und Weise, in ihrem eigenen Tempo und mit unterschiedlicher Qualität. Lehrende können mit adaptivem Unterricht auf die unterschiedlichen Bedürfnisse der Lernenden eingehen. Das mulit-kulti-Team von BOLD (Blog on Learning & Developing) hat dazu einen anschaulichen Film realisiert.


| 1 August 2020
| by Balázs Bánk Németh

As the 24th Lifelong Learning Book Series of Springer, this book provides as a detailed overview of the current state of the art in research on the education and learning of adults, and how such research has been transformed through contemporary policy and research practices. Also, the book provides an overview of previous research together with mapping research in contemporary history. 


| 8 July 2020
| by Uros Velickovic

Sports and recreational groups that are engaged in social activism are a global phenomenon nowadays – there are many of them, and their engagement is continually gaining importance. Although inspired by a broader vision, such groups organize activities relevant for the problems of the people in local communities and they may affect changes in these communities.


| 29 June 2020

The purpose of the study was to explore the requirements of schools to increase intergenerational learning, collaboration, and solidarity amongst the Baby Boomers, X and Y generations, based on the views of school principals. The research focused on how to create spaces for interaction among different generations and what consequences will arise when intergenerational spaces are created. This study was conducted with phenomenological research design.


| 9 June 2020
| by Michèle MOMBEEK

The purpose of this study is to respond to a request made by the Wallonia-Brussels Federation Ministry, under the directorate of International Relations[1], aimed at a qualitative study with adults holding a low level of qualifications, awaiting or resuming training, within Vocational Education - Training - Employment Areas.


| 7 June 2020
| by Metin ÖZKAN

Digital technologies are a part of schooling, however, given the significant focus on using of digital technologies in teaching and learning, there is little evidence of wide scale transformation. It is within this context that this paper reports on a qualitative, explanatory case study of six teachers, with experience in enhancing pedagogies in a well-established ubiquitous technologies environment, consciously seeking to transform their practice to enact personalized digital learning.