EAEA GRUNDTVIG AWARD 2013. EAEA hands out the yearly EAEA Grundtvig Award to a successful European learning partnership. This year´s theme for the award was active citizenship and transnational solidarity.The EAEA jury lauded the winner, FILM-IN for "unlocking [the learner´s] creative potentials … to empower them and to prepare them for meeting other cultures and exchange with them."
The participants from all over Europe gained many insights into new and creative approaches to intergenerational learning at GoAct workshops and a conference. The event took place in Brussels from 17 to 18 June 2013 and it was organised by the Elternverein Baden-Württemberg.
The Civil Society Citizens‘ Summit 2013 was held in Brussels on 24 and 25 June 2013, just a few days before the European Summit. Representatives of organisations of the civil society gathered together for the two-day-meeting to discuss their ideas on the future European Union.
A new programme, originally planned to be named as 'Erasmus for All', of approximately €16 billion supports initiatives in education, training, youth and sport over the next seven years.
Unemployment and financial difficulties change priorities in policy making. EAEA fortifies advocacy work to defend adult education on European level.
Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators is the authoritative source for accurate and relevant information on the state of education around the world. It provides data on the structure, finances, and performance of education systems in more than 40 countries, including OECD members and G20 partners.
Rethinking Education, a strategy presented by the European Commission last November, calls for focusing on 'learning outcomes' - the knowledge, skills and competences that students acquire. The rapporteur of the European Parliament´s (EP) Draft Report, Katarína Neveďalová (S&D, SK), defends adult education and lifelong learning.
From the 16th to the 17th May 2013, EAEA participated in the kick-off meeting of ROM-ACT, a project which aims at widening access to non-formal and informal learning validation system among Roma women in Europe in order to strengthen their educational, social, and labour inclusion.
The LitVoc - Literacy and Vocation project informs about free publications and events: European Workplace Literacy Profile, National Workplace Literacy Profiles and European expert meeting "Workplace Literacy" in Berlin.
The fresh EAEA President Per Paludan Hansen presents himself to EAEA members and stakeholders.