Lisbon looking good
Having received national reform programmes on growth and jobs from all member states, the Commission has presented its first annual progress report on the Lisbon strategy. The report is mildly optimistic.
Information resource on Adult learning
"You do not have to cross the sea to fetch water, (..) likewise (..) you should not always travel far in order to learn from best practice examples," says professor Gunnar Grepperud to Erica Sahlin, Swedish editor for DialogWeb.
Tight EU budget agreement
European Heads of State and government reached an agreement last month on the future EU financial perspectives for the period 2007-2013. Divided in five sections, future expenditure falls far short of the European Commission's proposals, especially for Research, Education and Training policies.
CEDEFOP report: The learning continuity
European inventory on validating non-formal and informal learning
EAEA News in Hungarian
The latest EAEA newsletter in Hungarian is now available.
GR3: Internet-based Collaborative Learning in Practice (ICL)
The objective of COLTT (collaborative learning in teacher training) is to help teachers overcome their difficulties in the use of ICT for cross-national collaborative communication.
Book: Learning in Places
Learning in Places is a book written by a group of international researchers to create a resource that can introduce academic, professional and lay readers to the field of informal learning/education and its potential to transform present educational thinking.
Guide: Skills for Communication with People from Different Cultural Backgrounds
Education in the field of intercultural communication is the essence of a sustainable European Union and of a non-violent world.
EU Language projects cooperation offer
The newly established Leonardo II project called "Pools" (Producing Open Online Learning Systems) wants to cluster with other language projects (or relevant eLearning projects, e.g. for disabled users etc.).
International Adult Learners Week 2005
2005 the International Adult Learners Week was hosted by Norway in conjunction with the Norwegian Adult Learners Week held from 24 to 26 October, 2005.
Report on EFA, Literacy for Life
The EFA Global Monitoring Report is an annual publication which monitors the progress of the Education for All programme. It is prepared by an independent team based at UNESCO.
Planning Meeting for the ADEA Biennial 2006
Preparations for the Biennial Meeting 2006 of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) are well under way.
UIE programme on the Recognition of Prior Learning and Experience
The international survey on "Recognition of Prior Learning and Experience", initiated by the French National Commission for UNESCO and entrusted to the UNESCO Institute for Education, received unanimous support at the 33rd session of the UNESCO General Conference by the Member States and by the new Assistant Director-General of Education, Dr. Peter Smith.
Lifelong Learning Festival in Kosovo
The first Lifelong Learning Festival in Kosovo, was organized from 15 to 17 December 2005 by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, in cooperation with international partners such as the IIZ/DVV, the OSCE, GTZ, KOSVET and Swisscontact.