A Cedefop Community of learning providers was set up in February 2017, with the objective of deepened cooperation, mutual learning on selected themes.
The ecological footprint of a training was discussed at the Estonias 5th trainers unconference. The participants found that beacause it's easy to reach meny target groups in the training sector, it's important to think thoroughly about how to act more sustanably when making a trining.
Four Welsh universities are championing environmental awareness and protection strategies
Businesses must curb the negative impact their activities have on the planet and education providers have a duty to put environmental CSR strategies at the forefront of everything they do.
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Check out the highlights from our various thematic focuses from 2018 and 2019
Listen to adult learning experts discuss and analyse different adult learning topics
The Charity Governance Awards recognise the work of UK charities that demonstrate outstanding governance and trusteeship. Charities can consider entering into one of seven different categories and entries will be reviewed by 19 judges with expertise and real experience in the sector. Entries must be received by 22 January 2020, and cover activities undertaken in the last five years and carried out by the main board.
IÐAN fræðslusetur is a non-profit continuing education provider serving numerous trades in Iceland. Our courses are designed for skilled tradespeople who have finished their trades education, trade masters and for managers in companies in our industries. We are a tight-knit team of 25 people situated in Reykjavík. Some of us have been with the company since it was founded over ten years ago.
This exhibition brings together 28 European projects about adult learning in different countries across Europe. These projects aim to ensure the well-being of any individuals by giving them the chance to acquire skills and knowledge no matter their social backgrounds. This exhibition is published on A3 posters and available online. Any organization in Europe can easily download, share, print, display this exhibition and organize its #ErasmusDays event.
The Triangle Trust hold two rounds of funding each year for organisations working with unpaid carers and organisations working with the rehabilitation of offenders and ex-offenders. They are now accepting applications for both rounds.
Summarises an article that appeared in the Reader’s Digest, discussing the issue of the rising number of ageing prisoners and how prisons are inadequately equipped to provide a decent custodial environment for them.
The first edition of the magazine “Citizens for change”, a messenger of the Civica Mobilitas program for support of the civic society of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), but also, a messenger of the civil society in general. The name of the magazine is taken from the slogan of the program which, we believe, clearly reflects the efforts of Civica Mobilitas, and more widely as well.
Belfast Metropolitan College (BMC) and Koning Willem College collaborated on a mobility project that allowed 80 students to experience work and study in another country. This article explains the purpose of the project and provides a wonderfully shot video showing the students enjoying their time abroad.
In the summer of 2019, during four weeks Aug. 3 – 31, I attended the Ecovillage Design Education (EDE) course at the Federation of Damanhur close to Ivrea, Italy, in the Alpine foothills. It was a transformative experience both personally and in terms of skills and competence development.
Mostly, as trainers, we are familiar with the benefits of learning plans. We know that we need to plan how to put the learning into action and implement that plan.
Six members of Permaculture Sweden joined permaculture practitioners from all of Europe in the beautiful mountains of County Wicklow, Ireland for the 2018 European Permaculture Convergence Aug. 8-13. Participation was part of Permaculture Sweden's "Capacity Building for Permaculture Teachers 2018" project, funded by Erasmus+ Adult Education Staff Mobility, Learning Experiences for Individuals.
Mature students studying at university face more challenges than those straight out of school or college. Juggling work and caring responsibilities while studying after time out of the education system can be a difficult experience, but there are many things that educators can do to support them. This is Part One of a two-part blog post that explores the experiences and opinions of two mature students studying at university and provides advice to educators who may also be supervising older learners.
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).
TCAs for me? Yes, for you! If you are looking for an awesome experience that will develop you both personally and professionally, then you are in luck as there are plenty of invaluable opportunities for you within TCAs.
A very special place, full of tradition. which welcomes everyone, teaches how to make different jobs, while allowing people to learn the most difficult task: living and wellbeing. The full name is “Società Cooperativa Sociale S.r.l. Onlus La Bottega”
“La Bottega”, in Lissone has been created to promote the employment of disabled people, young and adult, in order to contribute to their education and, above all, their social inclusion after the secondary school.
Welcome to the Study in Europe event in Nigeria
Are you interested in studying in Europe?
Come and visit the Study in Europe Fair. The Study in Europe event is a fantastic way to learn more about study opportunities in Europe. There you will be able to meet European university and higher education representatives and ask them directly about study programmes for Bachelor, Master and PhD levels, funding opportunities and the European student life!
High-quality and comprehensive data on participation in formal and non-formal education and training are essential to better streamline lifelong learning activities.
The development of a comprehensive statistical information system for the labour market is one of the priority development goals of the State Statistical Office.
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.
One year ago the De Facto team started a unique and ambitious project - to define a framework, a new playing field, of mis- and disinformation and their occurence, role and function in education and training contexts.
We have now built this robust framework where we explore, place and connect content, domains and relationships.
EUMentorSTEM aims at supporting the employability of migrant women1 with a STEM background (Science, Technology, Engineering and
EPALE UK is releasing a series of six resources focusing on different aspects of workplace learning – our theme from October to December 2019. The second in the series, this document focuses on taking a holistic approach to skills sharing and is ideal to be used as a poster and displayed in the office.
EPALE UK is releasing a series of resources that can be used as worksheets, guides or posters to encourage adult learning in the workplace. The first of six, this resource focuses on developing a continuing professional development plan.
This document contains a proposal for a radical new environment of learning and capacity-building rooted in social innovation and oriented towards shared social value.
PA Consulting has released a report that highlights the importance of innovation in business and provides guidance for making innovation a priority in every organisation. It will be most beneficial for leaders and senior management, although all staff can benefit from reading the report.
Tinkering creates a bridging point between a learner’s personal interests and experiences and a broad range of possible learning outcomes. It offers valuable opportunities to engage all students in STEM and fosters a more inclusive STEM education. In this way, it is very much aligned with a Science Capital Teaching Approach: fundamentally, it is a highly personalised pedagogy, which allows the learner to follow their own interests and set their own goals.
The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) has launched a toolkit that can be used to utilise students’ digital capabilities to support teaching, learning and assessment. Both the toolkit and a report that details the researcher’s findings can be downloaded from the ETF Excellence Gateway website.