Professional development of staff
As part of the dissemination phase of the Erasmus + project two rounds of in-house seminars took place on the 15th and 29th of November, 2019. Each seminar consisted of three workshops where the teachers who attended the training courses in Barcelona, Konstanz and Dublin shared their experience and presented new activities and innovative teaching methods to their colleagues.
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.
Workshops for math teachers for the use of calculators in teaching process were held at the end of November at the premises of the Institute for evaluation of quality of education and upbringing of the Republic of Serbia.
This newsletter describes the job market in the social work sector in Luxembourg in 2018. The data is derived from an ongoing research project, which is carried out by the "PraxisBüro" (Office for social work practice) at the University of Luxembourg.
Education on the spot, that's how you can explain best what you experience during the courses on soilmanagement and designing in natural circles at the educational farm Aarde-Werk de Stegge in Winterswijk, Netherlands!
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 Cedefop Community of learning providers was set up in February 2017, with the objective of deepened cooperation, mutual learning on selected themes.
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
Article compiled by Des Cini- Education Programme Developer, who attended a job shadowing event at the Heureka Science Center; Vantaa, Finland.
In November 2019, two colleagues from the Belgian PCVO Het Perspectief (center for adult education) went to Larnaca (Cyprus) as part of the European KA1 project 'Glans met tweede kans' (GLAMET). The purpose of this visit was to carry out a job shadowing / teaching assignment at a school that only provides second-chance education in order to develop and shape the center's second-chance education.
Constellations are very useful tools for working with individuals and teams. The constellations that originate from Bert Hellinger’s work and systematic coaching are nothing but a set of elements that create a pattern and have their own structure. This is a live map of the client that represents his internal relationship landscape.
The project “Legal, Advocacy and Sustainability Support to Local CSOs” recognises that trainings as a form of capacity building activities provide sustainable results only if applied to situations of real life and actual relevance to the trainees.
The article you are about to read raises the issue of creating safety and connection in a training group. We present two simple activities that you can start your training with, and we will focus on the following questions:
Euroguidance Estonia, Estonian Unemployment Insurance Fund, Foundation Innove and Association of Estonian Career Counsellors are organising a national Career Guidance Conference “A Bold Jump into the Unknown?” on January 8 -9, 2020 in Tallinn.
The project “BLUES: BLUe growth connects European Seas” is co-funded by the European Commission under Erasmus + – KA2 Cooperation for innovation and the exchange of good practices
Sociocracy is a participative-democratic, dynamic governance method that brings cooperation capacity, commitment and empowerment to the people. It works within any decision-making processes, in teams, in organizations, as well as in the entire society. Long-term we aim to teach Sociocracy with the first pioneers in the southern EU-countries as it will strengthen trust among people and help empower these countries.
Wir gehören dazu! Pädagog*innen mit Migrationsbiografie: Anerkennung und Teilhabe. Der Werkstatt-Tag ist Gelegenheit, Alltags- und Wissenschaftswissen zu prüfen, Erfahrungen und Ansichten zum Stand von Anerkennung und Teilhabe zu diskutieren. Und „Werkstatt“ bedeutet gemeinsames Arbeiten um am Ende des Werkstatt-Tags über mögliche nächste Schritte zu beraten.
This is a position paper where the notion of developing environmental literacy through inquiry-based practices is explored. The premise is that one would assume that teachers themselves would have to first become environmentally literate before they can effectively provide opportunities for students to engage in activities to develop environmental literacy. As environmental education is predominantly delivered through an interdisciplinary infusion model, the recommendation is for a teacher’s environmental literacy to be developed alongside their inquiry literacy.
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.
This publication presents the research results on skills and competences needed for effective work in multicultural organisations.
The research was conducted in five European countries: Poland, Latvia, Italy, Cyprus and the United Kingdom under ERASMUS+ project "Cultural Risk in the Organisation in the Globalisation Era - competences vs. reality" (2018-1-PL01-KA204-051056).
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.
- 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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.