27.10.2016 PROJECTS

ImplOED consortium ready to start the activities’ marathon

The Implementing Outreach, Empowerment, Diversity (implOED) project aims to engage disadvantaged adults in learning and to make education policies more effective for their needs.

26.10.2016 MEMBERSPOLICY

"European policies open up spaces for literacy"

Many adult education providers remain unaware of the impact that European policies have on their everyday work. Lire et Ecrire, an EAEA member organisation, invited their partners and other stakeholders to discuss the consequences of European policies on the literacy sector.

25.10.2016 PROJECTS

Citizenship language pack for migrants in Europe: accessible and interactive learning

EAEA GRUNDTVIG AWARD 2016. Learning to communicate in European languages has never been this easy and accessible. The L-Pack 2 consortium invites learners to watch as many as thirty short videos about everyday life, available in seven language versions. More interactive tools are offered within the project to give migrants space for practice, discussion and self-reflection.

21.10.2016 PROJECTS

Self-reflection is key in learning: training for refugees in Lithuania

EAEA GRUNDTVIG AWARD 2016. Lithuania is a country of possibilities – it was under this theme that Karalius Mindaugas Vocational Training Centre organized learning services for refugees. The trainings were designed to help refugees become more autonomous by gaining qualifications in a specific field and to contribute to social welfare.

18.10.2016 PROJECTS

A training programme for refugees in Sicily opens up opportunities

EAEA GRUNDTVIG AWARD 2016. Is it possible to help refugees train for jobs and at the same time respond to actual job market needs? NGO Co.P.E. - Cooperazione Paesi Emergenti in Italy shows that such a programme is not only feasible, but also brings tangible benefits to all interested parties.

14.10.2016 PROJECTS

Pedagogical kits help adapt to life in Belgium

EAEA GRUNDTVIG AWARD 2016. Starting out in a new country is never easy. Finding an apartment, understanding how the health system works, looking for a job – these tasks can be tricky for everyone, but seem insurmountable for migrants who are illiterate or have had very little education in their home country. It is specifically with them in mind that Lire et Ecrire, EAEA Belgian member, created training kits on adapting to life in Belgium.

11.10.2016 PROJECTS

Using the media to learn the language easier with the LiMe project

EAEA GRUNDTVIG AWARD 2016. When moving to a new country, migrants are immediately exposed to the local language, which can be as overwhelming as it is instructive. To the integration of migrants, the Language in Media (LiMe) project consortium identified strategies that could help decode language in context.

07.10.2016 PROJECTS

Finnish folk high schools support young refugees

EAEA GRUNDTVIG AWARD 2016. Three thousand: this is the number of unaccompanied refugee minors who entered Finland in 2015 and applied for asylum. Luckily, the Finnish Folk High School Association thought up an idea that could offer an adequate response.

04.10.2016 PROJECTS

Adult School of la Verneda – Sant Marti ready to welcome refugees

EAEA GRUNDTVIG AWARD 2016. With the numbers of refugees increasing, some European schools for adults encounter difficulty in accommodating the growing demands for classes. The Agora Association of Adult Schools of la Verneda – Sant Marti in Barcelona has an opposite problem: although it is ready to accept migrant students, national policies keep refugees at bay.

27.09.2016 PROJECTS

Swedish from day one with study circles

EAEA GRUNDTVIG AWARD 2016. Refugees need a dignified reception in their new countries, one that goes beyond immediate humanitarian help. With this in mind, EAEA member the Swedish Adult Education Association, Studieförbunden, developed Swedish from day one, a project involving their ten study associations.