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Inspiring examples from workplace learning

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Dear EPALE colleagues,

In November EPALE’s thematic focus continued to be on adult learning at the workplace. During this time, EPALE’s national teams and the community published a number of inspiring case studies, articles, reports and other resources on the topic. Visit our thematic page Workplace learning to find them (content varies based on your language preference). Don’t forget to visit EPALE regularly for new content!

Between 11-13 November, EPALE organised an online event for collecting successful projects on workplace learning. We had various contributions from a wide range of adult learning professionals from 20 European countries. We thank everyone for sharing their invaluable contributions with the EPALE community!

Check out this article containing a summary by the event moderator Andrew McCoshan.

 

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News from around Europe

November was a busy month in the adult learning sector across Europe:

  • A forum for reflection on adult learning took place in Portugal. The aim of the event was to discuss how adult illiteracy can be tackled, and to acquaint participants with different methodologies. (PT)
  • Meanwhile, the Latvian Ministry of Education and Science hosted an adult education forum to discuss the opportunities and challenges of adult education in the workplace and to highlight best practices in employee training. (LV)
  • In Finland, the government proposed to earmark €20 million for high-impact education and employment services. The funding will support existing training opportunities and prepare adults for changes in the working life. (FI)

 

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