The Erasmus+ project EPODS supports teachers/trainers in Second Chance Education (SCE) in their Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
Second chance schools
EPALE’s July focus is on early school leavers and second chance education
Early school leavers often end up being functionally illiterate. What does this mean and why is it significant?
An example from Serbia and a European perspective
The need for an ‘assertive outreach’ strategy to engage adult early school leavers
"Suggest a friend" is the motto of the awareness campaign recently launched by the Committee of Former Adult Students of the Qualifica Centre promoted by the Professional School of Salvaterra de Magos (a town located in the region Lezíria do Tejo´, about 60 km from Lisbon), which aims to mobilize low qualified adults for training.
Adult students at the Qualifica Centre suggest and indicate the contact of a friend who has not yet completed levels 1, 2, 3 or 4 of the National Qualifications Framework.
Tony Moloney, a 60-year-old former taxi driver in Cork, Ireland, who was illiterate until the age of 53, learned to read and write.
Diversity Management training course aims to improve the pedagogical competences related with the diversity management of adult educators, contributing to the standardization and quality of vocational training to adult educators. Also an objective is to promote a better understanding of diversity, and making use of it to obtain better results to everybody.
Universities and colleges are responding to the rapid growth in the population of older people in Ireland by offering retirees a chance to develop a second career.
Dublin City University will today launch a new programme aimed at engaging the talents and energy of retired or soon-to-retire professionals as they seek new challenges.
A homeless mother has fulfilled her dream after being accepted by the prestigious Trinity College — with hopes she can finally break out of the poverty gap.
What about giving a possibility of getting work experience abroad to second chance students ? Watch our short movie with student’s opinion and our project’s offer!
Please watch this 3-minutes movie and hear what students think about European exchange experiences for young people! Learn more about Mobility in Learning in Europe (MOBILE) LLP project which offers ready, easy to use materials for improving the quality of international work experiences…
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