As Selcuklu Special Education Vocational School, 175 special education students (mildly diagnosed with mental disability) are educated in 16 classes and 7 workshops in 5 different fields to prepare them for work and profession. In order to make our workshops more functional in our schools, we went to Germany as a project partner 3-4 years ago and, unlike our country, we had the opportunity to see and examine the work done for the preparation of special students for work and profession.
Three parents from three corners of Europe reflect on their parental leave: what informal learning takes place during stay-at-home childcare?
Informal learning is unexpected – it doesn’t follow a set structure and gaining new knowledge might surprise the learner. To celebrate EPALE’s current Non-formal and Informal Learning theme, we decided to seek out informal learning stories from Ecorys staff and prove how informal learning can be one of the best learning processes.
In a time of widespread backlash against the rights of both women and migrants, as well rising inequality and increasing conflicts on local and global levels, it is important to protect spaces where people affected by those restrictions and changes can talk about their perspectives. This blog by Natalie Konyalian and Petra Pint was written on the occasion of the EPALE Austria conference, which was held on 13 June 2019 in Vienna.