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EPALE - Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

Learning environments


| 19 February 2020

In recent years, work-based learning (WBL) has become ever more important as a driving force for a type of education that can react flexibly to challenges in society. For this reason, EPALE teams from Hungary and Germany are organising a Work-based Learning Week. Every day from 24–28 February you can gain new insights into this topic from Europe. Take part in our topical focus!


| 12 February 2020
Polyglot Gathering is a non-formal event connecting polyglots (people capable of speaking multiple languages) and language lovers from all over the world. It is a five-day event packed with lectures, workshops and social activities for everyone who likes languages! The event takes place only once a year. Up to now it has taken place 3x in Berlin, 3x in Bratislava and in 2020 it is going to be organised in the Polish town of Teresin.


| 5 February 2020
Eucen and the Central European University are pleased to invite you to submit contributions to the 52nd eucen conference that will be held in Budapest (HU), Wed 27 – Fri 29 May 2020, entitled “University Lifelong Learning for Increased Participation, Performance and Partnership”.
Themenwoche Arbeitsweltbasiertes Lernen auf EPALE- Key Visual mit Laptop, Werkzeug, Smartphone und Arbeitshandschuhen


| 21 February 2020

As a driving force for an education that can react flexibly to social challenges, work-based learning has been gaining in importance for years. This is why the EPALE teams from Hungary and Germany are organizing the theme week "Work-based Learning - Driving Force for Lifelong Learning?" Click in and get new insights from Europe on this current topic every day from 24-28 February.


| 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.
Zoo animals


| 5 February 2020

FE teachers and those who are specialists within the animal care sector should consider these five intuitions from across England as a possible next step in their career. Animal care courses provide learners with skills in animal healthcare and maintenance, and helps them to move on to HE courses or straight into employment.

Adult Learning in the Workplace


| 30 January 2020

Sinead Graham has won the third and final round of the Star Supporter Competition for 2019, producing an excellent mini blog post focusing on the work of the FemTalks Forum, which aims to help migrant women to build digital and theatre skills, as well as build confidence as the exploration of their personal stories provides empowerment. All of the entries are summarised in this blog post.

Friday 21 February 2020, Austria

Fachtagung zum internationalen Tag der Muttersprache: Super, divers und mehrsprachig!

Lernende in Deutschkursen der Erwachsenenbildung sprechen viele Sprachen, das heißt, sie besitzen reichhaltige sprachliche Repertoires, sie sind alle ganz verschieden und haben bewegende Biografien: Sie sind „superdivers“ und sie sind mehrsprachig.

Warum spricht der afghanische Jugendliche Somali und warum ist Arabisch nicht die Erstsprache einer syrischen Teilnehmerin? Wie gehen wir in der Praxis mit dieser Vielfalt und vermeintlichen Widersprüchen um? Lassen wir uns überraschen – ganz nach dem Motto „unexpect the expected“, also erwarte nicht das Erwartbare!

Thursday 27 February 2020, Hungary


2020. február 27-én kerül megrendezése a Pulszky Társaság – Magyar Múzeumi Egyesület Múzeumandragógiai Tagozatával együttműködésben egy Országos Múzeumandragógiai Műhelynap az EPALE projekt részvételével. Az rendezvény fókuszában a múzeumi nevelés digitális eszköztárának bemutatása mellett, jó gyakorlatok és kutatási eredmények ismertetése áll.

Wednesday 29 April 2020, Hungary

16. Nemzeti és Nemzetközi Lifelong Learning Konferencia

A MELLearN – Felsőoktatási Hálózat az Életen Át Tartó Tanulásért Egyesület 2020. április 29-én az Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetemmel közösen rendezi 16. Nemzeti és Nemzetközi Lifelong Learning Konferenciáját, melynek témája:Tanulás – Tudás – Innováció a felsőoktatásban – Reflektorfényben az innováció


| 15 February 2020

A well-designed curricula in schools and universities that include environment-based concepts play an important role in the formation of children’s positive attitudes towards the environment. The importance of aesthetically rich environmental friendly low maintenance planting designs in sustainable landscape management is highlighted in the Landscape Horticulture curriculum offered for undergraduates at the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.


| 15 February 2020

Pachamama Alliance is a global community that offers people the chance to learn, connect, engage, travel, and cherish life to create a sustainable future that works for all.


Environmental Awareness

Environmental awareness is to understand the fragility of our environment and the importance of its protection. Promoting environmental awareness is an easy way to become an environmental steward and participate in creating a brighter future for our children.

What is Environmental Awareness?


| 2 February 2020

"With the advent of globalization and access to information, social networks came to be widely used by different generations. However, environmental issues have been causing global impacts, as well as issues of social vulnerability. Environmental awareness awakens new consumption habits, implementing a new socially responsible posture. This study aims to analyze the influence of social networks on environmental awareness and the social responsibility of Baby Boomers, Generations X, and Y, in the regions of South and Southeast Brazil.


| 31 January 2020

The Phi Delta Kappan is a model of mass instruction, which adopts the peer teaching method; it advocates the selection of few learners who should be instructed based on the content of the instructional materials before releasing the selected few to become ambassadors of the message. This method in recent times has been christened training of trainers.


| 24 January 2020

Environmental policies have been developed in order to protect the ecosystem in the world system where the human population has increased rapidly and natural resources have been consumed within economic activities irreversibly. Sustainable development goals that have emerged through the testing of ecological boundaries, which suggest a balanced relationship between the economy and the environment, have been developed on a global scale. This study was examined the environmental policies in Turkey within the sustainable development framework.


| 20 January 2020

Ecology based art production emerged from the end 1960s to 1980s by the effect of environmental art movements particularly earth and land work. Ecology artists have worked out of the known techniques and tools in art. Some preferred shaping the materials found in nature whereas others used waste materials and recycled them. Some artists, on the other hand, had an interdisciplinary approach and used educational documents and tried to develop solutions to a global level environmental problem.


| 15 January 2020

Are you a teacher or trainer working with adults? Are you interested in learning about what makes a good adult educator or what learners expect from teachers?

The SET C. project (Strength Empowers Teachers’ Competences in Adult Education, project number: 2017-1-HR01-KA204-035390) is aimed at improving skills and competences of adult educators.

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| 7 October 2018

 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

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: