20.06.2011 EAEA

EAEA reponds to the New Skills for New Jobs initiative

EAEA welcomes the initiative of the European Commission for this communication, especially the attention given to Adult Education and Lifelong learning.

17.06.2011 PEOPLE

New Executive committee of ICAE elected

The General Assembly of ICAE has elected a new president, treasurer, and Executive Committee

17.06.2011 EAEA

New Board of EAEA elected

The 2011 EAEA General Assembly reelected Sue Waddington as President of the association, and elected a new Board with ten members in Malmö, Sweden on 14 June.

17.06.2011 EAEA

The Grundtvig Award winner 2011

The Grundtvig Award winner 2011 has been announced

26.05.2011 REPORTS

Public consultations: which way forward for EU education and youth programmes?

The European Commission has just published the results of public consultations on the future generation of EU programmes for education and youth from 2014.

26.05.2011 POLICY

New education benchmarks on employability and mobility

The Commission has today unveiled plans for new European targets on the employability and the mobility of students to stimulate and guide education reforms in Europe.

26.05.2011 POLICY

Portal on European Qualifications Framework launched

The European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning (EQF) provides a common reference framework which assists in comparing the national qualifications systems, frameworks and their levels.

13.05.2011 REPORTS

UK: Tough times for adult learners

NIACE´s annual survey of current and recent adult participation in learning is bad news for anyone over the age of 25 trying to improve their prospects through learning, especially men, older people, the least skilled and those outside the labour market.

28.04.2011 REPORTS

The social dimension of education and training

This round table was organised by SOLIDAR and the European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning (EUCIS-LLL). Education and training/lifelong learning figures prominently in the Europe 2020 Strategy as a method of promoting smart, sustainable and inclusive growth. However in times of crisis and change, the austerity measures put in place by EU Member States are having an adverse effect by acting on investment in education and training.

28.04.2011 POLICY

New Director at UIL appointed

Arne Carlsen from Denmark has been appointed as the new Director of UIL by the Director-General of UNESCO.