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EPALE

Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

 
 

National policies and funding

As the national contact point for the ENI CBC Med Programme, the Territorial Cooperation Unit within the Funds and Programmes Division would like to remind potential applicants that the first call for project proposals is currently open and the deadline for the submission of such proposals is 9 November 2017 at 1:00 pm (GMT+1).

The third meeting of Working group 2.2. and Focus group of Employers

In the continuation of hard work on the introduction of a qualification framework in secondary vocational education, the third workshop of Working Group 2.2 and the Focus Group of Employers was held.

The objective of working together with the employers is to develop survey questionnaire containing the needs of the employer in order to improve the curriculum and to match the needs of the labour market.

The High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) under the auspices of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) took place from 10-19 July 2017 at UN Headquarters in New York. The Forum focused on the theme of “Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world.”

Experimentation of Personalized  Learning  Workshops:Enseignement de promotion Sociale of the Féderation Wallonie Bruxelles (EPS) and  The Centres publics d’action sociale  (CPAS) 

Valérie FONTAINE  and Françoise MASSART present the initiative of The government of the Brussels Capital Region, which has implemented a plan called « Brussels 2025 »:

The overall objective of this 24-month project called "Development of Qualification Framework for lifelong learning", which started on 7th March 2016 is contribution to strengthening quality and efficiency of the education system including provision of adult learning and contribution to the comparability of education systems in Bosnia and Herzegovina with education systems in the EU based on EU strategy 2020 and EQF.

The significant contributions by the Network of cantonal practitioners to the implementation of the creation of a strategic approach to Planning and Managing and the implementation of development projects in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), were highlighted on the three-day seminar in Orašje. The seminar was held with the participation of practitioners from all cantons in the Federation of BiH.

At the meeting of Directors General responsible for general education held in Malta yesterday and today, Estonia outlines its priorities for the education sector during EU presidency. Top priorities include the evolving role of learning and teaching, and paying more attention to links between education and labour market.

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