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Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe


Professional development of staff

The E3D+VET project funded by the European Commission under the Erasmus+ programme, Key Action 2 (Strategic Partnerships for Innovation and Exchange of Good Practices) has made  possible to experiment with 3D printing technology within school education in one of the professional institutes (IISS Pio La Torre) of the Palermo area.

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…

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 :           

Registration is available by November 27 :

Do you want to become an adult educator? Are you already involved and want to give your career a boost?
The Faculty of Education of the University of Malta invites you to consider joining in this new Diploma in Adult Education, Training and Development.
Get started by seeing for yourself what's on with this Information Session:

TRACK project addressed socially disadvantaged informal carers dealing with people affected by Alzheimer, to support them during their caring experience and beyond, by reinforcing their well-being, skills, and employability.

Centre for foreign languages Anglia was founded in 1995 in Novi Sad. It is a private language school which organizes English and German language courses for children, teenagers and adults and prepares students for the Cambridge exams.

19 November 2019
by Jovana Rupar

We find a major shift in employers’ approaches to ageing workforces between 2009 and 2017, with strong decreases in those that offered no age management (47% to 30%) and those focusing on exit measures (21% to 6%), and an increase in active organizations (19% to 52%). Active age management is no longer concentrated in large and developing organizations, but has become a standard human resources tool economy-wide. Overall, there is a long-term trend away from exit measures towards the application of pro-active age management measures. More involvement of employers in retaining older adults in the workplace may signal a growing awareness of the changing demographic reality.

The aim of the Adult Educators’ Unconference is to promote the debating culture in the community of adult education and to bring the topics relevant for the community into focus, in order to find solutions to them together.

Friday 13 December 2019, Spain

Jornada de análisis sobre los resultados en Erasmus+

El Viernes 13 de diciembre tendrá lugar una jornada organizada por CCOO sobre la educación a lo largo de la vida: con el fin de analizar los resultados de los proyectos Erasmus + y de experiencias innovadoras en la metodología de la enseñanza de personas adultas en la Comunidad de Madrid. 
Thursday 19 December 2019, France

Consortium académqiue VALLEE 7

This event aims at giving key information about our Erasmus+ KA102 consortium entitled VALLEE (support linguistic and othe key competences locally and internationally). It will gather members of 44 vocational schools of the Regional Education Board of Grenoble.

Friday 13 December 2019 to Wednesday 5 February 2020, Spain


Este curso de formación semipresencial está dirigido exclusivamente al funcionariado docente en prácticas del Departamento de Educación del Gobierno de Aragón, curso 2019-20. La inscripción se realizará de oficio debido al carácter obligatorio de esta formación para el acceso al cuerpo.
Wednesday 15 April 2020 to Thursday 16 April 2020, Poland

e-learning fusion

Konferencja dotycząca e-learningu, tego jak ludzie się uczą i jak do tego wykorzystywać technologie.

Friday 24 January 2020, Belgium


Most ACA events have a thematic focus. This is also the case with ACA’s flagship European Policy Seminar What’s new in Brussels? But the ‘theme’ is somewhat differently defined. It is simply what is new in European policies and programmes. The big news item for the community of international educators is the future Erasmus Programme (2021-2027). What’s new in Brussels? will zoom in on the future Erasmus, but it will also present news and novelties from the present incarnation of Erasmus.


More in detail, What’s new in Brussels will deal with

Thursday 23 January 2020, Poland

HR Directors Summit

To co wyróżnia konferencję HR Directors Summit to program oraz sami prelegenci – osoby kształtujące politykę personalną. Jest to konferencja, podczas której występują doświadczeni praktycy HR prezentując kluczowe projekty i wdrożenia. Konferencja nie skupia się na jednym zagadnieniu. Kluczem do wyboru prezentowanego rozwiązania jest jego wpływ na kondycję firmy i jej wynik. Ponad 11 lat doświadczeń sprawia, że jest to najbardziej rozpoznawalna konferencja dla Dyrektorów HR.

Friday 7 February 2020 to Sunday 9 February 2020, Germany

OERcamp-Werkstatt Südwest - Werkstatt für digitale Lehr-Lern-Materialien

Die OERcamp-Werkstatt ist ein neuartiges Format, das die Arbeit an eigenen Materialien in den Mittelpunkt stellt. Menschen aus allen Bildungsbereichen treffen sich für zwei Tage (und Nächte), um konzentriert an eigenen Lehr-Lern-Materialien in multi-medialen Formaten zu arbeiten. Ziel ist es, dass die Materialien noch während der Veranstaltung als Open Educational Resources (OER) veröffentlicht werden. Die Veranstaltung richtet sich sowohl an Gruppen mit gemeinsamen Materialvorhaben als auch an einzelne Lehrende.

Tuesday 3 December 2019, Spain

Grupo Eleuterio Quintanilla: 25 años por una Educación antirracista

Hace ya 25 años que se constituía el grupo antirracista Eleuterio Quintanilla. Un grupo de profesores de Enseñanza Secundaria, Primaria, Bachillerato y Educación de Personas Adultas se reunía en las aulas del Antiguo Instituto Jovellanos de Gijón (Asturias)  y perfilaba las líneas de un ambicioso trabajo.
Friday 6 December 2019, France

Webinaire EPALE France "Quelles place et condition d'utilisation du digital en formation ? "

EPALE France organise son deuxième webinaire autour de la question du digital en formation. 

Loic MARTIN et Aurélien MANIA témoigneront de leurs utilisations et réflexions sur l'utilisation du digital. Des expériences d'acteurs qui seront décryptées par les coordinateurs thématiques EPALE Frank SAVANN et Thierry ARDOUIN. 

Pour participer à ce webinaire, inscrivez-vous via le lien suivant :

Thursday 21 November 2019, Spain

Jornada El papel de la Orientación Profesional en el Sistema Educativo del siglo XXI

El pasado día 21 de noviembre, tuvo lugar la jornada El papel de la Orientación Profesional en el Sistema Educativo del siglo XXI en el salón de actos del Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional de la Calle Torrelaguna en Madrid.

El objetivo principal de la jornada fue fijar la relación entre el sistema educativo, el mundo laboral y la Orientación educativa y profesional, teniendo presente la equidad y calidad educativa. Entre los cargos importantes presentes en esta Jornada, destacó la participación de Doña Isabel Celaá, Ministra de Educación y Formación Profesional en funciones quien inauguró la Jornada.

Training Plan for course on free and open source software (FOSS) for small and medium enterprises. This European project initiative aims to help to promote the use of FOSS in business. The purpose of this course is to provide you with an overview of the most important FOSS concepts and solutions that are available today for you to consider and use in your own business. The course is broken down into 5 main units with sub-topics in each unit. Each individual unit contains a summary in advance of a series of lessons on the topic.

The FOSS-BU competence profile outlined here aims to identify and select the knowledge, skills and competences specifically related to the usage of FOSS in the business sector, in full compliance with the ECVET system outlined by the European Commission.

This Synthesis Report is meant to collect and put together the results of the six different Country Reports (for Greece, Germany, Italy, UK, Ireland and Sweden) developed by the partners of the FOSS4SMEs project. Each Country Report, as the main deliverable foreseen by the IO1/A1 ‘Research’ phase, comprises an overarching and comprehensive overview about the different national situations with relation to the usage of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) within SMEs across Europe.

In brief:

  • For informal carers and focused on Alzheimer
  • Short, blended, micro-learning- based: 20 hours= 16h face to face / 4h eLearning
  • Planned for about 6 weeks
  • Available in 4 languages (EN/FR/ES/DE)
  • Free of charge and with an open license (Creative Common 4.0 allowing further changes if non commercial use and distributed under the same license


On the basis of the Carer+ Digital Competence Framework, a complete programme structure was developed, containing a total of 5 interrelated modules organised under 3 themes:

  • Foundational skills
  • Managing social care with ITCs
  • Providing home care through ICTs.

The Virtual Learning Environement was created by using Drupal Commons and Moodle 2.5: 5 platforms were created: an original one in English and 4 for the piloting partners in their local languages (France, Italy, Latvia, Romania and Spain).

The team of the Institute for Strategic Research and Education (ISIE) was engaged by E4E@mk Project to conduct an analysis of the current situation and the challenges with a special focus on the legal framework, the resources and other processes and competences within the formal vocational education. The analysis is based on empirical research conducted in the period August - October 2018.

CoOp CSR and Fundraising Training Toolkit  is a comprehensive training toolkit for youth workers for getting SMEs support through CSR activities.

The training toolkit aims to help youth organizations in improving the fundraising and CSR knowledge and skills of their youth workers and other staff, in order to get more support from SMEs for their projects. 

The CoOp Ready Tools for Fundraising include working templates, models, steps that youth organizations could use in developing their fundraising activities. The CoOp partners also prepared comprehensive explanations on how to use the tools presented.

The ready tools for fundraising from SMEs aim to help youth organizations in improving their fundraising activities from SMEs, at two levels: planning and implementing some fundraising activities.

abdullah öztürk's picture

 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.

Jodie Crossley's picture

This exciting event is an excellent opportunity to discuss the strategies that make ‘digital learning’ work. The conference will provide the space to share best practice, case studies and innovative approaches to digital learning.

What are you hoping to get out of the day? do you want to learn how to develop online provision for adult learning? or perhaps you would like to understand how technology can support inclusive teaching and learning?

Look forward to reading your comments below.



Hélène Paumier's picture


"Etre formateur-formatrice aujourd'hui en Europe"

Dans un monde en perpétuel mouvement où le développement des compétences est nécessaire, la formation est de plus en plus sollicitée. Elle offre aussi de nouvelles formes d'apprentissage. De fait, le métier de formateur est hétérogène. Il évolue et se modifie selon les pays et les contextes.

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Today is World Teacher's Day! Thousands of teachers make up EPALE's vast community of adult learning professionals across Europe, and we want to hear from you.

A good teacher is like a candle - it consumes itself to light the way for others.
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Has there been a learner who has stuck in your mind? Maybe you remeber a moment when you realised the work you do had made an impact on the life of somebody you have taught?

Share the stories of your best teaching moments below.