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Dear EPALE colleagues,
Our thematic focus for October was on the topic of projects and partnerships on adult learning. During this time, EPALE’s national teams and the community published a number of inspiring case studies, articles, reports and other resources.
In line with the European Vocational Skills Week 2018, we would like to invite you to join EPALE’s live discussion on the role of adult learning in helping career development. The discussion will be in English and will take place on this page on 22 November 2018. It will be moderated by EPALE Thematic Coordinator David Mallows.
We hope to see you there!
Aleksandra Kozyra from the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) shared inspiring stories of cooperation across Europe, which the EAEA has collected throughout 2018.
Markus Palmén reflected on the environmental cost of European mobility projects and the need for better built-in incentives for environmentally sustainable projects.
How to reduce the environmental impact of international projects? Take a look at the tips, compiled by the environmental NGO ECOS.
Andrew McCoshan talked about the challenges and solutions related to long-duration learning mobility.
Diane Gardner told EPALE about a promising project that develops adult literacy courses, tutor training materials and digital learning resources for teaching literacy to adults.
Paula Guimarães reflected on the challenges that adult education faces in Portugal and what lessons other countries and the EU can draw from that.
Paul Guest on the importance of consolidating terminology in the area of recognition of learning across Europe.
News from around Europe
October was a busy month for the adult learning sector across Europe:
- An event was held in Bratislava, Slovakia, on the topic of implementing the Upskilling Pathways recommendation (SK).
- Meanwhile, the Irish Department of Education and Skills launched the inaugural Literacy and Numeracy Forum (EN).
- In France, the government dedicated 15 000 000 EUR as part of a call for projects for helping refugees into employment.
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