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The host of the sixth Promoting Adult Skills (PAS) event was the Velenje Adult Education Centre (AEC) which on the 26 June invited to a meeting the representatives from the economic, political, education, public and non-governmental sectors and employees.
Every year around 5000 students disappear from the vocational schools of Latvia without a diploma, most of them young males. It is a big number for the desiccating labour market of the country. Why is it so and where do they find themselves afterwards?
15 September 2017
by Daina Jankalne
(lv)
In honour of International Literacy Day (08.09.2017) EPALE is dedicating the whole month of September to adult literacy.
14 September 2017
by EPALE Moderator
(en)
The fifth Promoting Adult Skills (PAS) event was hosted in Maribor on 14 June by the Maribor Adult Education Centre (AEC). According to the directress of the centre, Irena Urankar, throughout the year they organize several programmes for young people (especially disadvantaged). An example would be the well-known Project Learning for Young Adults programme (Projektno učenje mlajših odraslih – PUM-O). This particular June event gave seventeen young people who participated in its practical part the opportunity to strengthen their social and civic competences.
14 September 2017
by Zvonka PANGERC ...
(en)
In my first blog Creative writing for adults: personal therapy, arts study or a social event I have described certain dilemmas that have appeared in the first years of my mentorship of the creative writing group on UTŽO (The third Age University). After we went through the basic theory of writing short stories, based on the structure and guidance of Andrej Blatnik` Writing short stories, from the first draft do the print manual, we saw a beginning of group identity and comradeship and all about our further activities and our success you can find out in my second blog post.