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EPALE - Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

Learning environments

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| 26 February 2020

"Concerns about the environment are growing around the world as governments, scientists, and activists are witnessing first-hand the devastating effects of climate change. With increasing threats to the climate come dangers for us humans, too. Many non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are taking proactive steps to help protect and heal natural areas, and us with it. Here’s a look into what NGOs are and what some are doing.An NGO is a non-profit organization that is citizen-lead and unaffiliated with the government.

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| 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!

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| 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.

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| 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”.
Computer, Werkzeug und Handschuhe _ Work-based Learning auf EPALE - ©ScanStock / Konstantin Kolosov

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| 28 February 2020

Work-based learning has many aspects, ranging from informal and relatively casual learning to structured apprenticeships and training programmes. The Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training and UNESCO’s International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training have jointly published an anthology that sheds lights on this broad field. Learn more about the book in this blog post from the publisher!

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| 28 February 2020

Part V: – Interview with the employees of Celebi Ground Holding

We all love soaring high in the sky. However, the appropriate level of preparedness of the ground staff is indispensable for this process to be as smooth and pleasant as possible. How many training sessions does it take to prepare a professional airport service staff member for their duties?

EPALE’s Hungarian and German Support Service announced a thematic week focusing on workplace learning. Annamária Kiss, the Ambassador of EPALE Hungary conducted a series of interviews with five organisations investing a great deal of effort in training their employees.

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| 26 February 2020

Part III: Interview with an employee of a multinational corporation in Budapest

Achieving corporate goals through ensuring an individual career path? Easy as pie! Get acquainted with a multinational corporation that uses workplace learning to motivate its employees.

The Hungarian and German EPALE National Support Services have launched a joint thematic week with a focus on workplace learning. EPALE Ambassador in Hungary Annamária Kiss conducted a series of interviews with five organisations that make great efforts to train their employees.

Computer, Werkzeug und Handschuhe _ Work-based Learning auf EPALE - ©ScanStock / Konstantin Kolosov

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| 26 February 2020

In Europe, the aim is to implement various forms of work-based learning (WBL). Good communication, the exchange of experiences and cooperation with relevant stakeholders are all essential for this. Networks are the ideal way to facilitate exchange and cooperation. In this blog post you can learn about the most important European networks with respect to WBL.

Wednesday 4 March 2020 to Friday 6 March 2020, Austria

World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) 2020

Energy efficiency and renewable energy are at the core of Europe’s commitment to a clean energy transition that serves the needs of citizens, economic development and the environment.

Achieving a smart, socially fair and sustainable energy system requires strong policies, competitive businesses and technology innovation. Mastering the digital transformation of energy and buildings will be crucial for creating a thriving economy and for the success of the global clean energy transition.

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

Országos Múzeumandragógiai Műhelynap

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

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| 27 February 2020

There are ongoing training requirements of people throughout their lives. This requirement is at an extreme level with regard to the environment. The environmental movement in Turkey was begun in the second half of the 1970s. During this period, for the first time, it’s not powerful and effective, although it is not in the name of environmental values begun to be replaced removed to reveal the reactions.

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| 26 February 2020

"The authors substantiate in the article the importance of paying attention to the environmental direction in psychology. They also reveal the significance of perceiving the environment for the formation of an ecocentric position. The conclusions have been drawn that domestic science is just beginning to show interest to this area of research, which undoubtedly requires further and deeper investigation. The ecological approach to the study of the human psyche in natural, “real”, “ecological” conditions is presented, in all its diversity influencing the functioning of its variables.

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| 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.

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| 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?

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| 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.

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| 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.

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| 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.

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discussions

| 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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discussions

| 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: