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Plateforme électronique pour l'éducation et la formation des adultes en Europe


Video about the agenda for new skills and jobs, a European Commission strategy. This initiative is how the Commission will help the EU reach its employment target for 2020: 75% of the working-age population (20-64 years) in work. Launched in 2010, it is part of the EU's overall strategy – Europe 2020 – promoting smart, sustainable and inclusive growth in the next 10 years and beyond.

The Action Plan on Adult Learning It is always a good time to learn (2008-2010) provided for the first time a set of common priorities to be encouraged in the adult learning sector, introduced the sector to the Open Method of Coordination and thus initiated intensified European cooperation between its diverse actors.

Ce guide, mis à disposition des collectivités et plus précisément des services RH-formation, a pour objectif de permettre aux collectivités souhaitant s’engager dans la lutte contre l’illettrisme, de disposer d’un guide pratique de mise en œuvre et de ressources, facilitant ainsi le montage opérationnel d’un dispositif de formation.

This handbook has been developed in the framework of a project called Counselling Returning Migrants and Unemployed – Back to Work, a project carried out between 2011-2013 by a group of partner organisations from Romania, Germany, Greece, United Kingdom, Denmark, and Bulgaria. The concept of this instrument was built on previous developments, regarding the steps of the validation process , the tools to identify the competencies acquired informally from everyday life and the concept of training career counsellors.

Prudential recently held a policy summit: Financial education from school age to retirement. Citizens Advice participated along with Money Advice Service, Personal Finance Education Group, the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT), Education Scotland and Age UK; organisations which make sure that people of all ages have the skills they need to manage their money and plan for the future. The results are compiled in the booklet Financial capability- 2020 vision.

The Financial Skills for Life programme helps people across England and Wales to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to manage their money. The programme is coordinated by Citizens Advice, funded by Prudential, and delivered by local Citizens Advice Bureaux.

Adults with low skills in language, literacy and numeracy (LLN) are numerous in many Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. They can include early school leavers, older learners who have not used their skills over time, immigrant and refugee learners, or individuals with disabilities. The consequences of these low foundation skills span the economic, health and social well-being of individuals, families and communities. Investment in this sector of adult education is therefore crucial.

In Romania, the National Education Law no. 1/2011 (Article 357) states for the first time the need to create a system that will provide initial training and continuous development of the professionals in adult education. This need is based on the fact that, at this moment, the Romanian system of qualification in adult education is incomplete, divided by incoherent certification and regulatory mechanisms that do not take into account the diversity of the field and professional statuses, experiences, tasks and roles performed by adult educators.


Interactive exercises in basic numeracy for adults in norwegian.


A database on adult education in Germany– the largest portal and one of the most important databases for persons looking for adult education providers and their courses and seminars.

The 2003 National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) is a nationally representative assessment of English literacy among American adults age 16 and older. Sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NAAL is the nation's most comprehensive measure of adult literacy since the 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey (NALS).


Welcome to, your source for research and development on literacy in the U.S. and worldwide. at the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education, is comprised of the National Center for Adult Literacy (NCAL) and the International Literacy Institute(ILI). The NCAL has been engaged for more than two decades in cutting edge and high-impact research, innovation, and training in adult education and technology, as well as in other areas of adult basic education and literacy.

As we get closer to the end of the century, it becomes increasingly clear that one of the most potent forces to have impacted on the economic and social environment of the countries across the globe, especially since the last decade, is the force of globalization. This is reflected in increased pace of economic liberalization, freer flow of technology, integrated financial markets and corporate strategies of multinational companies that operate on a premise of homogenous market (ILO/ROAP, 1996).

The International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) was a collaborative effort by seven countries with the support of three intergovernmental organizations (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Unesco Institute for Education and the European Union) to get insight into the level of literacy of their populations. A large sample of adults (ranging from 1500 to 8000 per country) in the US, Canada, Germany, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland and the Netherlands were given the same wide-ranging test of their literacy skills during the autumn of 1994.

In view of the importance of lifelong learning (LLL) as the backbone of the European Education and Training Strategy and the contrasting low commitment to LLL by universities, the main objective of the ALLUME project and of EUCEN was to explore ways to increase the participation of universities in lifelong learning and to produce “A Lifelong Learning University Model for Europe”. The final report can be downloaded from


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