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EPALE

Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe

 
 

Non-formal and informal learning

Education at all levels is a key part of the integration process for migrants. Adult learning is crucial for migrants as they may require different skills from those that they used in their countries of origin for their new careers. It can also help equip people working with migrants with intercultural awareness and competences, easing the integration process for everyone involved.

The existing training programmes meet the needs of many professional activities. Through all its branches, vocational training usually provides knowledge and skills that qualify the trainees to perform a professional activity from start to end. It also introduces the keys to educational reorientation, which allows them to reorient their careers and boost their working opportunities. But, what would happen if we focussed on a professional sector that is not even acknowledged as such?

Three years ago a project started. Four countries' teachers and their adult trainees participated in this. First meeting was held in Finland, the second one in Spain, the third one in Greece and the last and most striking, amazing one was in Turkey. It was beyond a project. It was like a festival, flag-day or feast. It was a merge of people from different countries. It was the construction, establishment of friendships.
Please fill in the survey on alternative assessment methods for validation in Europe to address the needs of learners with special focus on disadvantaged groups such as migrants, long-term unemployed, and those who have had an adverse experience with formal education including with school-based assessments.
Public Education - Training Center in Karesi-Balıkesir, Turkey, not only serve healthy people but also many handicapped, disabled people in order to take them into life. The principal Mustafa Canseven leading a new project for disabled people encouraged his staff and started a band establishment whose musicians are only disabled, handicapped youngsters such as autistic or mongols.

Since 2016 the Maritime school Kotor provides training for the highest qualifications in seamanship in compliance with training modules 7.01 and 7.02.

 

Training is available for the following qualifications:

 1. Ship commander for ships of 3000 GT or bigger and first deck officer for ships of 3000 GT or bigger and for

 2. Chief engineer for ships with engines of capacity 3000 kW or more and second engine officer for ships with engines of capacity 3000 kW or more.

 

For the first time in Manisa, the chess course for mothers and children has been completed. 22 students and 22 mothers attended the chess course in cooperation with Şehzadeler Public Training Center and İstiklal Primary School. Mothers who learn chess together with their children stated that they would spend better time with their children in their homes.

First adult education provider in the municipality of Bar, RACC EDUCO, organized ceremonial award of certificates to the first generation of successful trainees of the training programme.

In the previous period, RACC EDUCO delivered training programmes for accountants in Bar and Ulcinj municipalities, as well as Training proramme for the acquisition of competence: “Computer Driving Knowledge” in Bar. These programmes were implemented in compliance with Public Call of the Employment Agency of Montenegro.

 

Organized by the City Development Agency of Banja Luka (CIDEA), Interactive free workshop "Fundamentals of digital advertising" was held on March 6th and 7th at the premises of CIDEA. On this occasion, the workshop was attended by representatives of small and medium enterprises as well as prospective entrepreneurs. The aim of this workshop was to get closer to the basics of digital marketing for entrepreneurs through effective and affordable tools of digital advertising so that their experience is applicable indeed.