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  • 28/06/2018

    Promoting adult learning in the workplace - Final report of the ET 2020 Working Group 2016 – 2018 on Adult Learning

    The role of the Education and Training Working Group on Adult Learning 2016-2018 was to identify policies that promote and support workplace learning of adults, covering:
    • adults struggling with reading, writing, making simple calculations and using digital tools;
    • adults with medium skills in need of up-skilling.
    This report presents the outcomes of its work. It identifies key messages for policy development along with case studies to inspire new thinking.

  • 28/06/2018

    Promoting adult learning in the workplace – ET 2020 Working Group 2016 – 2018 on Adult Learning – Executive summary

    Executive summary of the final report of the ET 2020 Working Group 2016 – 2018 on Adult Learning. The role of the Education and Training Working Group on Adult Learning 2016-2018 was to identify policies that promote and support workplace learning of adults, covering:
    • adults struggling with reading, writing, making simple calculations and using digital tools;
    • adults with medium skills in need of up-skilling.

  • 28/04/2017

    EntreComp: The Entrepreneurship Competence Framework

    This guide introduces EntreComp. EntreComp identifies the competences that make someone entrepreneurial, so that these can be promoted in organisations, companies, the education sector and among citizens.

  • 20/12/2016

    Towards more effective adult learning policies

    To thrive in a fast-changing world, everyone, including adults, needs a wide range of knowledge and skills – and to keep developing them throughout life. The objective of the European Agenda for Adult Learning is to encourage more adults to return to learning. To accomplish this, the EU and Member States have adopted a diverse array of strategies, tools and policy initiatives aimed at improving the availability and overall quality, quantity and accessibility of adult learning opportunities.

  • 04/08/2016

    Developing skills for the labour market - The Riga Conclusions - European cooperation in vocational education and training 2015-2020

    This leaflet explains how the EU and its partners are improving vocational education and training (VET) to make them relevant to current and future labour markets. Work-based learning, access to VET, ongoing training for teachers and recognition of skills and qualifications are expected to help drive jobs and growth. The New Skills Agenda for Europe and the Riga Conclusions lay the foundations for this process. Progress in achieving the goals set out will be monitored by CEDEFOP and the ETF.

    This publication is available in electronic format and in print in all EU languages.