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| 18 December 2014
| by NIKOLAOS DALVIIGKAS

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).

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| 18 December 2014
| by NIKOLAOS DALVIIGKAS

Welcome to Literacy.org, your source for research and development on literacy in the U.S. and worldwide. Literacy.org 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.

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| 18 December 2014
| by NIKOLAOS DALVIIGKAS

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).

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| 18 December 2014
| by NIKOLAOS DALVIIGKAS

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.

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| 18 December 2014
| by NIKOLAOS DALVIIGKAS

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 http://allume.eucen.eu/sites/allume.eucen.eu/files/2009_3791_FR_ALLUME_p....

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| 18 December 2014
| by NIKOLAOS DALVIIGKAS

A competition announced by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MEIN) attracted eighteen proposals, of which six were accepted for implementation. Four of these proposals were research projects concerning medical and social aspects of the lives of the elderly in Poland. The “PolSenior” project also includes two smaller-scale projects – one concerning the physical activity of the oldest segment of our society, the other concerning the housing status of this group.

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| 18 December 2014
| by NIKOLAOS DALVIIGKAS

EACEA website on the lifelong learning programme including funding opportunities.

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| 18 December 2014
| by NIKOLAOS DALVIIGKAS

Grundtvig report on the implementation of the European Agenda for adult learning. The present publication is dedicated to the projects selected in 2012 under the call for proposals for the Implementation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning. The Compendia are part of the Executive Agency’s contribution to a better dissemination of information about ongoing projects and to an improved networking among project coordinators.

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| 18 December 2014
| by NIKOLAOS DALVIIGKAS

The Adult Education Survey (AES) is a household survey which is part of the EU Statistics on lifelong learning. People living in private households are interviewed about their participation in education and training activities (formal, non-formal and informal learning). The target population of the survey is composed of people aged 25 to 64.

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| 18 December 2014
| by NIKOLAOS DALVIIGKAS

“Education and Training 2020” (ET 2020) is a new strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training that builds on its predecessor, the “Education and Training 2010” (ET 2010) work programme. It provides common strategic objectives for Member States, including a set of principles for achieving these objectives, as well as common working methods with priority areas for each periodic work cycle.

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