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EAEA – European e-learning course on basic skills

The European e-learning course on teaching and learning basic skills continues 17th September! You are welcome to join anytime.The module “Tailor-made offers” (17.9.-15.10) looks at how to offer adults education and training based on mapping their individual needs. Through five sessions focusing on practices in Iceland, Portugal, Sweden, UK and more European countries, different aspects are explored:– How can tailored-made offers better support adults with a low level of skills?– How can learning offers be a part of local community development?We […]


Announcement – International Review of Education

The August issue of the International Review of Education – Journal of Lifelong Learning explores the contribution of adult learning and education towards achieving the global development goal on education. Other topics addressed in this general issue include international vocational students in Australia, professional farmers in China, distance education and self-directed learning.


AEGEE – New Comité Directeur

On July 25th, AEGEE had their usual European Transition cocktail, to say goodbye to the outgoing board and welcome the new one. AEGEE presented all the achievements of the current board and the new board was introduced and their plans for the upcoming year #socialinclusion, #sustainability and #youthmobility are some of the topics in which Comité Directeur 57 would like to work on this year, and it was highlighted a lot of youth mobility, as one of the new board members unfortunately can’t be here with us […]


EAEA – Low-educated adults and ICT: triggering primary motivation to learn

The original article was published on EAEA’s website

Even though the percentage of adults in education is growing every year, there is still a big group of people out of learning. As shown by statistics, normally the ones who are left out of education are the ones that need it the most – low-educated individuals, for whom education has become unobtainable not only due to their social and economic status but also due to inner barriers of fear and shame, […]


A roadmap to civil dialogue in the EU

At a moment when basic civil rights are challenged across the European Union, European Institutions need to lead by examples in ensuring that organised civil society can flourish and be empowered. Concrete measures must be introduced to support and develop civic space in the Europe.

Civil Society Europe calls on all EU institutions to recognise in their work and statements the specific role of civil society organisations: NGOs, Associations and Foundations in the development of a European democratic society.

We have developed […]


Call for contributions on digital facilitation and inclusion


The Réseau international des Cités des métiers and partners of the Erasmus+ project DIMESCA are looking for good practices in the field of digital facilitation and inclusion. About 10 “good practices” sheets have already been produced in the project, enabling professionals to share their experience regarding digital in lifelong guidance and disseminate them on other territories so they can inspire others. Feel free to contact us by September 15 if […]


How to prepare an Erasmus+ KA2 project proposal on adult education?

The course is addressed to adult education trainers and teachers, e-facilitators, project managers, researchers and all actors (digital competence centers, SMEs, NGOs, VET providers, universities, public entities etc.) interested in applying for Erasmus+ KA2 Strategic Partnerships project funding to improve the educational experience and digital skills of adult learners.

Strategic Partnerships are open to any type of organisation active in any field of education, training and youth or other socio-economic sectors as well as to organisations carrying out activities that are […]


Professional Higher Education Institutions seek for stronger interaction with businesses in Europe

June, 2019 Brussels – The Professional Higher Education (PHE) institutions have a sound track record of successful interaction with businesses, which is particularly relevant and impactful at the regional level. On one side, it helps to fight youth unemployment, on the other, it reinvigorates the innovation ecosystems in EU’s cities and regions and boosts economic growth by bringing the results of applied research to the market in the form of new products and services. On the 13th of June EURASHE […]


ESU – Countering the commodification of higher education

As ESU outlined in the Policy Paper on Public Responsibility, Finance and Governance of higher education, we believe that “Education is a public good, a public responsibility, and should be publicly steered and supported.” This position is rooted in the understanding of education as a human right, as guaranteed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (1). This view entails forms of education closely linked to society and active citizenship […]


The new Waldorf 100 Film on Early Childhood: “Becoming…”

On the occasion of the hundredth anniversary of Waldorf Education, Waldorf 100 and the International Association for Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education (IASWECE) are pleased to present a film about early childhood today in the mirror of different cultures worldwide.

“Becoming…” is the third in a series of short films directed by award-winning documentary filmmaker Paul Zehrer which provide insights into Waldorf Education in diverse cultural, social, religious and economic settings around the globe. 

No age has a deeper impact on the whole […]