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EPALE - Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

Non-formal and informal learning

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| 4 December 2019
| by Pedro Costa

The LLAF project (Lifelong Learning in Applied Sciences), that has ended in 2016, was recently subject of a monitoring visit from the European Commission to assess the impact and transferability of the results. As one of the partners responsible for its implementation, INOVA+ is very happy to share the results of the monitoring visit.

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| 2 December 2019
| by Nevenka Longuro...

The activities of the project "Compare Digital curricula for HEalth and Social Care Education" enabled 4 organizations from 3 partner countries to meet, compare and discuss the different digital curricula they use within their courses. The difference in the level of development of the different organizations, helped partners share experience and apply suitable content in their organizations.

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| 1 December 2019
| by Gloria ORTIZ

Over 80% of care across the EU is provided by partners, relatives and friends. Everyone may be an informal carer at some stage in his or her life. At this moment, having the opportunity to access adapted training can be extremely useful…

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| 29 November 2019
| by Sehnaz Baltaci ...

Bursa Ministery of Education is organizing adult education events under the name of "Teacher Academy". Academicians conducted some seminars to teachers on different topics on 22 November 2019. Dr. Baltacı Goktalay talked abot Web 2.0 tools that can be used on 3D animations, coding, photo editing, graphics design, comics design and evaluation. Dr. Gursoy created a workshop on "Navigating through the 21st century: Promoting critical thinking in language classes". Dr. Bulunuz provided a discussion on "Reflective teaching concepts on professional development". 

 

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| 24 November 2019
| by Hüseyin KAYGIN

Machine technician Göksel Vatandaş and his Romanian wife Laura Citizen met in Romania 20 years ago. The couple married after a while and settled in Istanbul. Laura decided to go to her husband's turnery workshop with him everyday and started to learn the profession of turnery to support the family. She also successfully completed the courses she attended and became a master in turnery profession in 8 years. The couple settled in Marmaris district of Muğla 4 years ago and they started to operate a machine shop in the industrial site.

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| 24 November 2019
| by Ludovic COLLIN

A workshop titled "empower citizens in lifelong career guidance centres will take place in Cité des métiers Brussels on December 6, 13:30-16:00.

This initiative will take place in the LifeLong Learning Week 2019 coordinated by the LLL Platform. 

See the draft agenda : https://urlz.fr/b8WE           

Registration is available by November 27 : https://urlz.fr/b8WX

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| 27 December 2019
| by Agnieszka Zawiślak

In today's world, which strives to personalize and individualize almost every process, in which the uniqueness of each of us is emphasized, we often forget about something very important.

About what?

About bonds and identities built-in groups and communities.

That we are not disconnected entities because if that were the case, we would die.

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| 13 December 2019
| by Kaloian Kirilov

Author: My Education Club

Travelling is one of the most rewarding experiences that anyone can encounter in this world. No matter your personality, whether an introvert or an extrovert, there is just something about travelling that turns a page in your world. The benefits of travelling, however, do not come automatically; you need to make a bit of an investment. Meeting local people can be one of the most important things you do when you land in a new country as a foreigner because it truly opens a world of possibilities to you.

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| 5 December 2019
| by Lucia Iacovone

Jim Sheehan is Director of The Social and Health Education Project (SHEP). SHEP is a community education and development project founded in 1974 that is active in Cork, Kerry and Limerick. SHEP have used Erasmus+ Adult Education funding to support staff training and professional development since 2014.  Jim shares SHEP’s experience of using Erasmus+, and his advice for  organisations considering getting involved.

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| 29 November 2019
| by Annalisa Fabris

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.

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| 29 November 2019
| by André Chauvet
We spoke with Frédéric Peyrou, Deputy Director of the association Insert Net in Bordeaux about the European Solidérance project (an ERASMUS project), of which he is one of the initiators. The project was launched in 2017, and is run by a consortium of organisations from the Bordeaux metropolitan area specialising in vocational training, integration and solidarity.   In light the impacts and successes observed in the experiments carried out, a second project, Solidérance 2, is currently under preparation. It is particularly aimed at increasing the number of partner structures and construction sites.
Saturday 22 February 2020, Hungary

Családi nap a közösségi mezőgazdálkodásról - KÖRNYEZETTUDATOSSÁG ÉS KÖRNYEZETVÉDELEM:

Észak-Amerikától Ázsiáig február végén tartják a közösségi mezőgazdálkodás nemzetközi napját. A Tudatos Vásárlók Egyesülete idén egy családi napon népszerűsíti a közösségi mezőgazdálkodást és mutatja be a Solid Base Erasmus+ projektjének eredményeit. 

A hamarosan záruló Solid Base projekt keretében a Tudatos Vásárlók Egyesülete egy speciális négy alkalmas felnőtt képzési programot dolgozott ki  partnereivel, a cseh AMPI -val, a német Agronauten-nel és Solawi-val, illetve a nemzetközi URGENCI hálózattal. 

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 26 February 2020 to Wednesday 18 March 2020, Denmark

Livskvalitet – Grib det gode liv

Få indblik i hvorfor og hvornår litteraturlæsning kan have en terapeutisk effekt, hvordan den gode samtale kan blive berigende for alle parter, hvorfor naturen kan være en lise for sjælen og om dannelse er en forudsætning for et vellykket liv. Grib nuet – og det gode liv!

Folkeuniversitetet Aalborg inviterer til en forelæsningsrække bestående af fire foredrag med forskere i bl.a. litteratur og idéhistorie. 

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Monday 30 March 2020, Denmark

Kæmp for kloden

Klodens og jordens overlevelse er et emne, som igen og igen tages op i diverse medier. Hvordan sikrer vi klodens overlevelse?
I dette foredrag tager Vincent F. Hendricks, dr.phil., ph.d., professor ved Københavns Universitet, udgangspunkt i bogen 'Kæmp for kloden', som bygger på, at vi skal gå sammen om opgaven.

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Monday 9 March 2020 to Monday 15 June 2020, Austria

Train the trainer für Sprach- und Kunstvermittlung

Im Methodenworkshop werden diverse künstlerische, technische und interaktive Lehrmethoden erarbeitet, die ein interkulturelles, non-formales Lehren und Vermitteln von Sprache unterstützen. Sie erhalten Impulse für die eigene Praxis, erforschen und erproben Werkzeuge im gemeinsamen Erfahrungsaustausch und entdecken neue Zugänge zur Sprach- und Kunstvermittlung. Es finden 4 Termine statt, die auch unabhängig voneinander besucht werden können.

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| 4 December 2019
| by Krzysztof KARKOWSKI

Urban gardens are expanding around the world to encourage local production and consumption, social inclusion, dialogue and the adoption of a sustainable way of life. Indeed, whatever its shape, its size, each of them seeks the achievement of common objectives: social, educational, ecological, aesthetic, fun. Thus, they implement participative practices in their design, management and mode of operation.

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| 2 December 2019
| by Anna Meilinger

Purpose: Coaching is an approach that enables individuals to realize their own potential and strengths, to increase their awareness, to find themselves, and that encourages and supports the process of fulfilling goals by balancing different spheres of life. Adoption and implementation of coaching philosophy also have great importance in terms of teachers' relationship with students.

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| 2 December 2019
| by Nevenka Longuro...

The development of citizens’ knowledge, skills and competences has always been priority to the European community. Therefore the recognition of that knowledge, skills and competences is a very important issue for the development of competitiveness, employment and social cohesion in the European community.

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| 28 November 2019
| by Denis STOKKINK

Since October 2018, POUR LA SOLIDARITE-PLS and the Erasmus+ european project partners of Training 4 Sustainable Food Systems Development - T4F work together to create a formation which aims to develop and/or reinforce the sustainable competencies with (future) workers of the food industry sectors. 

A flexible, practical and complete formation 

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| 26 November 2019
| by Uros Velickovic

The objective of this paper is to present the different possibilities for the application of modern web 2.0 tools in e-learning. The paper starts by explaining and defining the basic concepts of nonformal learning and e-learning 2.0, going on to explain nonformal learning mediated by technologies. It concludes with an explication of the concept of personal learning environments as a proposal for a contemporary solution for e-learning. An overview is also given of the most commonly-used 2.0 tools, along with the implications for their use in modern education.

 

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| 1 November 2019
| by LJUPKA KJURKCHIEVA

T his document presents the key findings and recommendations in relation to the financing of non-formal education and training in the Republic of North Macedonia that resulted from the empirical research conducted by the Institute for Strategic Research and Education – ISIE in the period December 2018 – March 2019, within the Education for Employment in North Macedonia Project (E4E@мк).

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| 31 October 2019
| by Nevenka Longuro...

Effective citizen participation in decision making processes and increased involvement of the civil society in the policy making processes are the basis of the project “Strong CSO’s for positive social change”.  Enhancing the capacities of grass root CSO’s and increasing the transparency and accountability of local governments as well as creating networks between all stakeholders are the main goals of the activities conducted within the project. This info graphic is a overview of the project outreach, activities conducted and results achieved.

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| 30 October 2019
| by Panagiota Rouni
Trainers' kit to be used during EUMENTORING: Inova Consultancy Ltd recognises that finding employment for migrant women can be a daunting prospect, even more so when their background is in any STEM field. Inova developed group mentoring sessions to incorporate action learning techniques, coaching and mentoring, combined with career development/self-reflection tools to support women in STEM and improve their employability skills. The Mentoring CirclesTM have been adapted to EUMentoring for the purpose of the EUMentorSTEM project.
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