We are very happy to share with EPALE the final publication of the Erasmus+ project EMPOWERING ADULT TRAINING: A GUIDE FOR EMOTIONAL MANAGEMENT.
Andrew McCoshan offers his thoughts on why policies might benefit from thinking clearly about which adults actually do formal learning
The Foundation Tempus – EPALE National Support Service in Serbia announces a Call for best texts on the topic of How to increase participation of vulnerable groups in adult education.
Świętokrzyskie In-service Teacher Training Centre is pleased to welcome you to a new online discussion on EPALE. The theme of this discussion is seeking new solutions in the area of multicultural education.
The Council of Europe are inviting everyone to take part in a language challenge around the European Day of Languages! The 51 challenges within the handbook encourage learners to go outside their comfort zone and take advantage of the opportunities to practice or learn more about a language.
Food is a great vehicle for sharing culture with people from different backgrounds.
Project Funded by: ERASMUS+ KA2 "Strategic partnership for adults”
Project Duration: 24 months
Start Date: 01/09/2018
End Date: 31/08/2020
In our transforming society lack of digital skills in the elderly population is synonymous to social isolation; inability to access information and services, including health services; loss of autonomy, and an increased sense of inadaptability.
We all have stories, but not all of them get heard. Aleksandra Kozyra from the EAEA talked to two educators who use audiovisual methods to encourage vulnerable groups to share their experiences and make their voices heard.
The education sector, and in particular adult learning, plays a central role in the social and economic integration of migrants. For some time now, the migration-related changes in our societies have also been leading to changes in adult learning institutions themselves. In order to develop effective learning strategies for learners with migration experience, it is essential that migrants and/or their representatives and organisations are actively involved in the development of adult learning programmes in the medium- and long-term.
Does adult learning indeed lead to higher inequalities? EPALE's Thematic Coordinators Andrew McCoshan, David Mallows, Markus Palmen and Simon Broek shared their views
The distinction between people begins when they are young, depending on the gender, income, ethnic background, language or religions they speak, disability or other reasons. This distinction unfortunately prevents every individual from having equal opportunities for education and participation in social and cultural activities.
Teaching reflexivity to adult educators begins with first of all seeing their value judgments clearly, developing a vision, and raising awareness of the relationship between their concrete actions and behaviors and their beliefs and attitudes. Active participation and experiential activities enable students to reach a more comprehensive understanding of concepts from cognitive knowledge and to transition to those practical applications.
EPALE Thematic Coordinator David Mallows looks back at some of the articles published during our thematic focus on social inclusion of vulnerable groups.
EPALE's thematic focus from August to September is on social inclusion of vulnerable groups
The September EPALE podcast considers the question: does adult learning increase inequalities? In this article, EPALE Thematic Coordinator Andrew McCoshan offers his thoughts on why policies might benefit from thinking clearly about which adults actually do formal learning and the types of learning provision they access.
Ohjaamo guidance centres are low-threshold service points that form a new kind of multidisciplinary guidance service for young people under 30 years of age in Finland. The guidance centres support young people in life management skills and promote their engagement in training, education and working life by offering information, counselling and guidance services.
A „NEUROANDRAGÓGIA A KIREKESZTÉS ELLEN” című projektet a lengyelországi Społeczna Akademia Nauk (Társadalomtudományi Egyetem, Lodz) koordinálja, Ausztria, Csehország, Görögország, az Egyesült Királyság és Magyarország részvételével. A projekt célja, hogy alkalmazza a neurodidaktika felnőttoktatásra vonatkozó legújabb ismereteit a hátrányos helyzetű csoportok támogatására (ideértve a munkanélkülieket, az 50 év felettieket, a fogyatékosságot, a bevándorlókat, az alacsonyan képzett embereket, a fejletlenebb régiókból származókat, stb), hogy ösztönözzék őket az egész életen át tartó tanulás folyamatában.
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Dann absolviere das dreitätige Training „Menschenrechte machen Schule“ und werde danach als ehrenamtliche*r Menschenrechtsbildner*in an Schulen für Amnesty Österreich tätig!
Info about our project: Adult education, pedagogy and andragogy notions. • Andragogy principles • Andragogy approaches in education • How do adults learn? • Methods in adult education • Creating proper settings for adult education Info about our event: This is the Thematic Sharing Day where the schools in Tuzla will share their Erasmus + and eTwinning Project Experiences. These days, sharing Erasmus + opportunities, trainings, interviews will be held. The event aims to reach 100 adults per person.
Mezinárodní konference Mezinárodní asociace studijního a profesního (kariérového) poradenství, která se uskuteční v prostorách Ekonomické univerzity v Bratislavě. Na konferenci vystoupí přední odborníci v oblasti kariérového poradenství jako je Mark Savickas, Norman Amundson nebo Annamaria Di Fabio.
The objective of the Intellectual Output 3 of the EUMentorSTEM project was to assist the career progression of migrant women with a STEM background through mentoring and coaching which aims to develop their soft skills and competencies. Therefore, a training programme was organised by all partner countries to meet the specific needs of the target audience. The methodology for this project has been built on Mentoring Circles™, which was developed by Inova Consultancy and has been adapted to EUMentoring in order to suit the needs of migrant women with a background in STEM.
The fourth issue of the EPALE Journal on Adult Learning and Continuing Education is now available online and is entirely dedicated to Life Skills and resourcefulness: training courses.
This study investigates teachers’ perceptions about the assistance provided to students with special educational needs, developmental disorders and high skills or giftedness at a state educational institution in Londrina (Brazil) which offers exclusively Youth and Adult Education modality. For this, we applied an instrument to collect data with 24 participants whose questions were about school inclusion in Youth and Adult Education. The results showed that most teachers did not receive specific training to support pupils with special educational needs.
Adult education matters. It matters at home, in work, and in the community. It matters to families, to the economy and to our health and wellbeing. Austerity policies are marginalising adult education. Its decline is indicative of the huge price this and future generations are set to pay for the politics of austerity. Yet it could be argued that we are living through times that demand more adult education and learning, not less.
The Documentation of the Austrian Euroguidance Conference 2018 "Lifelong guidance on a dynamic labour market reach, empower, strengthen" contains articles in German and English:
Turkey has a long history of receiving significant numbers of refugees and asylum seekers. Between 1920 and the mid-1990s, it received more than 1.5 million refugees from the Balkans and it experienced a mass influx of half a million refugees from Iraq between 1988-1991. Today, Turkey hosts more refugees than any other country in the world, a position it has now held for six consecutive years.
Tinkering creates a bridging point between a learner’s personal interests and experiences and a broad range of possible learning outcomes. It offers valuable opportunities to engage all students in STEM and fosters a more inclusive STEM education. In this way, it is very much aligned with a Science Capital Teaching Approach: fundamentally, it is a highly personalised pedagogy, which allows the learner to follow their own interests and set their own goals.
The discussion will take place on this page on 26 September between 10:00 and 16:00 CEST and will be moderated by EPALE Thematic Coordinator Gina Ebner from the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA). Don’t miss the opportunity to share your views and experiences with the EPALE community!
On average, women around the EU earn 16% less per hour than men. Women earn less over their lifetimes, have a lower employment rate and are more likely to be living in poverty.
Adult learning has the power to change this. How do you think adult learning can help to address gender inequality?