‘Global citizens’ are more involved in their communities and are aware of the global ties of their actions. Lifelong learning can play a crucial role in Global Citizenship Education to raise awareness of global inequalities, to foster democratic change and to empower citizens worldwide.
EAEA Secretary General Gina Ebner has been elected as an Executive Board member of European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning (EUCIS-LLL). She replaces Gerhard Bisovsky from Austrian Association for Adult Education Centres for the last year of his mandate who, due to increased commitments in Austria, has decided to step down from his mandate.
EAEA has been approved as an Associate Member of CONCORD, the European NGO confederation for Relief and Development. CONCORD is the main civil society interlocutor for the EU institutions in the field of development.
Dr. Katarina Popovic, the Secretary-General of the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE), warns that the moment of truth for global adult education is here. She appeals toEuropean governments and to European civil society to fight for the existence of true lifelong learning.
The focus of the new OECD publications 'Universal Basic Skills' and 'OECD Skills Outlook 2015: Youth, Skills and Employability' is on young people.
Roma are one of the groups experiencing significant social, educational and labour exclusion in Europe. While many of them have acquired valuable knowledge, skills and competences through working life, the majority do not hold formal qualifications.
26.05.2015 Campaign blog entriesEAEAPROJECTS
'European e-training for Adult Educators', initiated AE-Pro project, started with an introductory webinar in April. The project consortium met last week in Malmö, Sweden, to plan the next steps of the training and the project.
Lifelong Learning in Europe (LLinE) journal and InfoNet Adult Education network form a completely new adult education media, under a new name. The media will be the biggest in its field on the continent. EAEA is a close partner and has been involved in the design.
The AEMA Network aims to change the fact that not everyone has equal access to adult education by developing a shared network and quality framework on accessibility issues in adult education provision. During the first year of the three-year-long project the accessibility criteria has been developed.
The revision of the 1976 Recommendation on the Development of Adult Education requested by the Belém Framework for Action has reached its final phase. In accordance with UNESCO's rules and regulations, a final report on the revision process has recently been sent to Member States together with a draft text of the revised Recommendation.