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EPALE

Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

 
 

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The opening of EPALE which is a multilingual open membership community funded by the European Commission and Turkey , as the latest development in an on going commitment to improving the quality of adult learning provision in Europe and Turkey was held  in Antalya in May 2016  with the participation of Mr. Ali Rıza ALTUNEL,Director General  , Mr.

The Adult Learning Department of the Ministry of Education of Luxembourg will give an overview on the adult learning system and on some community learning projects in Luxembourg at the conference "Adult Education in Cities and Regions – a European perspective"- (8th and 9th of September, in Aachen, Germany).

The Skills Summit 2016 provided Ministers with an opportunity Skills are central to countries’ ability to respond to the economic and social challenges of today and tomorrow. Countries are grappling with a number of complex and interrelated challenges that have important implications for productivity, innovation and social inclusion. Meeting these multifaceted challenges requires a renewed focus on skills and human capital. Yet many countries are failing to realise the full benefits of their investments.

The project 'EU Agenda for Adult Learning in Malta' will focus on enhanced policy cooperation in adult learning while also prioritising the need of evidence-based on policy-making to improve provision of basic skills courses for low skilled and low qualified workers. 

The project focuses on 5 actions, namely: 

1) Ensuring policy coherence


2) Conduct baseline research


3) Ensure provision of essential skills in disadvantaged communities


4) Targeted awareness raising 

 

Stefan Perceval, director of the theatre-workplace HETGEVOLG in Turnhout/ Belgium, will present methods of participatory and emancipatory adult learning at the conference "Adult Education in Cities and Regions – a European perspective"- (8th and 9th of September, in Aachen, Germany).

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