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EPALE - Elektronisch platform voor volwasseneneducatie in Europa


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    ‘The gulf in learning’ Paul Donaghy, OCN NI

    Taal: en

    Open College Network in Northern Ireland (OCN NI) Vice Chair Paul Donaghy discusses with EPALE UK the ‘gulf’ in learning between those working in health and social care and other sectors and the benefits of a repository for resources, like EPALE, connecti ...

    NSS UK - 11/12/2017 - 13:19


    Turning your hobby into a career – the delights of informal learning

    Taal: en

    Why it can be a good idea to turn your passion into a career Last year, the Irish News reported that one in eight people have turned their personal interests into careers, entering into industries that include music and technology. Turning your hobby into ...

    NSS UK - 01/06/2019 - 01:00


    Blending formal learning with informal learning – educational away days

    Taal: en

    In education centres, such as universities and colleges, courses are delivered by route of formal learning, with exams, coursework and structured classes aiming to provide learners with a qualification. Formal learning in the workplace follows a similar p ...

    NSS UK - 02/06/2019 - 01:00


    Parents – the masters of informal education

    Taal: en

    Parents are a child’s first educators and can influence their child in many positive ways. Not only can they influence the acquisition of skills in more formal learning areas – such as maths and literacy skills they learn at school – but they can also hav ...

    NSS UK - 10/06/2019 - 01:00


    Engaging older people in voluntary work

    Taal: en

    Volunteering is not just for the young who are looking to gain some work experience and add to their CV – it can also be something of a lifeline for older generations. Getting older doesn’t mean people need to face loneliness and a lack of engagement with ...

    NSS UK - 24/05/2019 - 01:00

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    Scotland invest in digital skills development

    Taal: en

    Scotland has unveiled plans to invest in digital skills development to help those who are out of work or on a low income better their job prospects. The new £1 million Digital Start Fund will provide specialist training and digital skills building to enco ...

    NSS UK - 18/07/2019 - 09:25

  2. Epale Article

    Ofsted gives the Birmingham Adult Education Service a positive review

    Taal: en

    The latest report from Ofsted rates the Birmingham Adult Education Service as ‘good’, an improvement on the last inspection that noted that the service ‘required improvement’. Five key areas of inspection were highly rated, including: Teaching, learning a ...

    NSS UK - 10/06/2019 - 11:29

  3. Epale Article

    Adult Learning in Scotland survey now live

    Taal: en

    Scotland’s Learning Partnership, Learning Link Scotland and Workers’ Educational Association Scotland have released the Adult Learning in Scotland survey. The survey aims to focus on priorities over the next five years and ultimately develop a strong and ...

    NSS UK - 18/06/2019 - 12:28

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    Why FE teachers should consider working in prisons

    Taal: en

    Prison education has come a long way in recent years. There is an increased awareness of education as a tool for avoiding reoffending – prisoners who leave with qualifications and new skills are better equipped for finding employment and obtaining a stead ...

    NSS UK - 05/07/2019 - 11:32