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Adult learning in career development

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Dear EPALE colleagues,


Our thematic focus for November was on the role of adult education in career development. During this time, EPALE’s national teams and the community published a number of inspiring case studies, articles, reports and other resources.

View a summary of our November focus, prepared by Thematic Coordinator Markus Palmen (EN)

 On 22 November, EPALE invited the community to share their views on the role of adult learning in career development. The lively discussion was moderated by EPALE Thematic Coordinator David Mallows. We received over 130 comments from EPALE members from all around Europe!

If you missed the discussion, don’t worry – you can check out David Mallows’s reflections on it (EN).


Blog posts

EPALE podcast November 2018: The role of adult learning in career development (EN)

EPALE’s Thematic Coordinators David MallowsGina Ebner, and Simon Broek, got together to discuss how they see the relationship between adult learning and career development, and what needs to happen to create a learning culture within society and within companies.

Pizzas, taxis and adult learning: developing careers in our online world (EN, HR, CS, FR)

EPALE Thematic Coordinator Andrew McCoshan looked at why adult learning needs to learn from the online taxi and pizza delivery companies that are revolutionising the way we work.

Reflections on adult learning and career development (EN, SK, ET, BG, LT, FR, FI, SV)

EPALE Thematic Coordinator Simon Broek shared his thoughts on the role of adult learning in career development and reviewed some good practice examples.

I say adult education, you say CVET, let’s call the whole thing off? (EN)

Gina Ebner reflected on her learning points from the 2018 European Vocational Skills Week and the relationship between adult learning and CVET.


News from around Europe


A lot happened in November in the adult learning sector across Europe:


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