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EPALE - Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

Social inclusion

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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”.

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| 4 February 2020

Gaziantep University Project Team went to Athens, the capital of Greece, under the project "Sharing good practices in Europe on the Psychoeducation of Children whose Parents are Psychologically Disturbed". 

Within the scope of the project, which will last for 20 months, each country will include examples of good practices regarding young carers and a guide will be created on this issue.

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| 11 January 2020

The ASIDE project intends to support inclusive education and digital skills, improving the competences in the digital social inclusion of adult social educators and adult social volunteers. Our project addresses social inclusion through the definition of a portfolio of basic digital competencies that are necessary for developing Information and Communication Technology-based social inclusion initiatives/services
More precisely, our project aims to:

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| 30 December 2019
The "TAD" project offers a VET course for learners who wish to work as external consultants or employees in the tourism sector. The course provides foundational knowledge on the subject of Accessible Tourism, introducing EU policies, concepts, principles and methods for improving tourism environments and services to cater for visitors with specific access requirements. The course content is curated by ENAT, the European Network for Accessible Tourism, and is delivered with a blend of e-Learning and Classroom/Workshop activities. On successful completion of this specialised course (nominally 80 hours, including classroom instruction, supervision and training exercises in tourism businesses), the trainee will obtain the TAD Certificate.

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| 17 December 2019
The purpose of our project is to give service of distance education for all course attendees especially housewives, university students, and refugees. Thus, we will help adults to gain features in both liberal education and vocational area with different branches. Within our project, a web site that includes educational contents like videos and photos has been prepared. A platform that our students can benefit from educational activities whenever they want has been presented.

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| 28 February 2020
From 2nd to 5th March the first training organized in the framework of “Marielle - Never stop rising” project will take place in Barcelona, Spain. It is an activity targeting educators working with women at risk of social exclusion or victim of violence and it is aimed to exchange ideas and practices implemented at local level by the project partners.

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| 21 February 2020
ECVET (European credit system for vocational education and training) aims at harmonising and facilitating the validation and recognition of knowledge and work-related skills acquired in different VET systems or EU members states, supporting VET trainees' employability. But how does this theoretical tool can be applied? A case study from PRODOME Erasmus+ SSA gives a concrete proposal

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| 18 February 2020

The EAPN, European Anti Poverty Network The Netherlands, a lobby network from and for the poor of Europe. The mission of the EAPN is: making use of the talents, the possibilities and the experience of the target group (s) themselves, a sustainable change can and will be realized in collaboration with organizations, political parties, politicians and citizens. Watch the video of the annual meeting of the EAPN.

TCA Guidance to the labour market participants

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| 17 February 2020

Every year, Erasmus+ National Agencies across Europe fund Transnational Cooperation Activities (TCA) which encompass a number of international events, seminars, training courses and workshops. In October 2019, a TCA event was held in the Netherlands, hosting 75 international adult education professionals for the ‘Guidance to the Labour Market’ seminar, jointly coordinated by the Dutch and the UK National Agencies.

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| 13 February 2020
At the instigation of the French coordinator, the consortium of VITIMOB partners was formed in the original structure of a "European meta-cluster" made up of major learning companies committed to viticulture and the inclusion of people with disabilities. 

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| 11 February 2020
Mission Locale de Villeurbanne and Socialinnovation in France, MCG Soc. Coop. in Italy (Palermo), and Tikitut community based tourism in Sweden (Gothenburg) have formed a three-year strategic partnership (2018-2020) funded by the European Erasmus + programme, with the aim of developing a resource platform for professionals or groups of professionals who accompany and train refugees and migrants in their professional, social and cultural integration.

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| 28 January 2020

There are many different psychological and sociological dynamics in a retirement process. Nowadays, people spend a great part of their life in retirement due to the increase in the average life expectancy. During this long period of retirement their earnings are less than before, their skills become redundant as technology advances and this puts them at a huge disadvantage.

Monday 21 September 2020 to Friday 25 September 2020, Czech Republic

Erasmus+ training course: Unique method for recognition of competences based upon CH-Q method in Prague

Learn new techniques how to work with clients in the heart of Europe.

Explore a special English training course for career consultants, teachers, psychologists and other professional. Sign up for an intensive 40-hours (5 days) training course based upon CH-Q method and get a comprehensive tool for working with clients - help them grow and identify their strengths, talents and passions. Course could be fully covered by the Erasmus+Programme funding - find out more information.

Friday 28 February 2020 to Friday 18 December 2020, Spain

Modernas de época. La historia que rezan las mujeres

Seminario de 21 horas de duración sobre el papel de las mujeres a lo largo de la historia con el fin de favorecer la introducción de los estudios de género en las materias y talleres formativos del área de Humanidades, con especial repercusión en el ámbito de Ciencias Sociales y en los programas formativos que versan sobre identidad y reivindicación de género en los cursos y talleres impulsados por los centros de formación de personas adultas.
Saturday 29 February 2020 to Saturday 18 April 2020, Spain

Retos para una sociedad inclusiva en el s. XXI

Con el fin de sensibilizar a la Comunidad Educativa en valores inclusivos y en el derecho a la inclusión educativa, visibilizando la apuesta por la equidad y la calidad, desde el Consejo Escolar de Castilla-La Mancha junto con el Centro Regional de Formación del Profesorado, se han programado unas jornadas dirigidas a toda Comunidad Educativa, que se celebrarán en las cinco provincias de la Comunidad.
Friday 14 February 2020, Spain

Jornada autonómica de docentes en aulas penitenciarias

El próximo viernes 14 de febrero se celebrará la Jornada autonómica de docentes en aulas penitenciarias organizada por el Centro de Profesorado Ángel Sanz Briz de Teruel. Esta Jornada se enmarca dentro del seminario autonómico de docentes en aulas penitencias. La fecha límite para inscribirse es el 12/02/2020.
Thursday 5 March 2020, Netherlands

Digisterkerdag 2020 | Samen onderweg

Elke stap en ontmoeting op ons pad telt, ze zetten ons en anderen in beweging. Op de Digisterkerdag 2020 wordt de reis en niet de bestemming centraal gesteld met als doel: een (digitale) samenleving waaraan zoveel mogelijk mensen kunnen meedoen!

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| 19 February 2020

We consider that the whole approach, the selection of the themes of the curriculum, the proposed methods in each modules, the simple non-professional languge which can be understood by lay people, the structures of the modules, (starting from simple or basic issues towards more complicated ones), the community approach to the target groups, and  the proposed community-based trainings (e

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| 14 January 2020
The Competence Framework defines knowledge, skills, responsibility and autonomy needed for home-based childminders dealing with children with autism. It also includes the learning design to achieve the defined competences. Thus, this output aims: • to define core skills to support childminders in order to positively and effectively deal with children with autism in line with the guidelines and choices of their families; • to define learning outcomes, and learning units to develop the identified skills; • to ensure compliance with EQF, ECVET and EQAVET principles; • to define the competence framework with the stakeholders.

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| 9 January 2020

Handbook for Adult Science Education Institutions. The handbook/toolkit will serve as a quick-start toolkit for institutions interested in improving their institution as inclusive science learning places for adult refugees and migrants and in offering relevant science learning activities. The handbook will e.g. include good practice examples and lessons learned from intercultural small scale activities, an intercultural/diversity scan for science centers and museums.

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| 27 December 2019

EPALE Serbia National Support Service issues an electronic magazine tied to thematic focuses on EPALE. The magazine contains a selection of most red blogs on the platform translated into Serbian and other articles relevant to adult education in Serbia and Europe.

In accordance with the EPALE thematic focus in August and September 2019, this issue of magazine is dedecated to the topic of social inclusion of vulnerable groups through adult learning.

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| 6 December 2019

Epilepsy is one of the most common chronic neurological disorders affecting around 1% of the population worldwide. The report 'Epilepsy Priorities in Europe' (2013) reports that 50% of the 6 million people with epilepsy in Europe are affected by stigma (ref:www.ilae.org/policy/documents/ERF-Report.pdf).

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| 4 December 2019

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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| 28 November 2019
The WAMDIA curriculum was developed with these users in mind, particularly those who are not IT professionals, but whose work involves creating digital content that must be accessible to all who come across it; in fact, the target is any ICT users conscious of the need to make all the digital content they create accessible to everyone.
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discussions

| 15 February 2018
As part of our March focus, EPALE is organising a written discussion on how to ensure inclusion in adult learning and what makes for an inclusive adult learning provision. The discussion will take place on this page on 22 March at 10:00 CET and will be moderated by EPALE Thematic Coordinator Simon Broek and Ellen Boeren. Don’t miss the opportunity to share your views and experiences with the EPALE community.
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discussions

| 7 March 2016

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?