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EBSN Annual Conference 2013 - The Eur-Alpha Learner’s Manifesto presentation

Posted by Zoltan Varkonyi


The presentation is given on the Annual Conference of the Eropean Basic Skills Networks (EBSN) in Madrid. The title of the coference is 'Opening doors - Developing partnerships for basic skills training beyond the classroom.'

The presentation presents EUR-Alpha, which is a European network of exchanges between literacy and numeracy practitioners, learners, trainers, researchers, policymakers. It counted 16 partners coming from 12 different countries (ACEFIR - Spain, AÇEV - Turkey, AEFTI - French, ANOP - Portugal, DIE - Germany, FACEPA - Spain, Learning Connections - Scotland, Lire et Ecrire - Belgium, Lire et Ecrire - Switzerland, LPIA - Latvia, UoM - Greece, QUB – Northern Ireland; Stichting voor Volkshogeschoolwerk - Nederlands; CAEA - Cyprus; UIL - Germany; WIT - Ireland; CFAES G. Rapon – Guyana, French). Duration: Oct. 2009 – Sept. 2012

EUR-Alpha aims at supporting and developing best quality practice in literacy and numeracy in Europe by:

• the development and support of the learners voicing of opinions and participation
• the improvement of the educational practices facilitating learners self-determination and participation

The Manifesto is available on the EUR-Alpha’s website as download in different languages: 

DutchEnglishFrenchGermanPortugueseSlovene and Spanish.

Resource Author(s): 
Monika Tröster, DIE
Publication Date:
Sunday, 24 March, 2013
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Type of resource: 
Studies and Reports