Eesti Vabaharidusliit (EVHL)

Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association (ENAEA)

Ordinary Member

J. Vilmsi 55

1014 Tallinn, Estonia

Tel.: (00372) 64 88 100

evhl (at) vabaharidus.ee

www.vabaharidus.ee

 

Mission statement

The mission of the ENAEA is to support its members' aspirations in education by building a learning environment needed for the development of civil society as well as raising public awareness of non-formal education.

Main activities

ENAEA: is active in adult education policy on local, regional and national level; supports activities of its members, promotes their mutual relations; collects and publishes educational materials; collects and distributes information about lifelong learning; carries out research and network projects; organizes seminars, courses, conferences etc.; cooperates with organizations having similar objectives on national and international level.

ENAEA interest areas are: adult educators' and managers professional development and qualification; quality of adult learning, awareness raising on adult learning in society; involvement of disadvantage groups into adult learning; basic skills and key competences.

International projects

2004 – 2007 A Good Adult Educator in Europe (AGADE) No 114092 – CP-1-2004-1-EE-GRUNDTVIG-G11

Partners:

  • Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association (ENAEA), coordinator,
  • Hungarian Folk High School Society (HFHSS),
  • National University of Ireland, Department Adult and Community Education,
  • Latvian Adult Education Association (LAEA),
  • Lithuanian Association of Adult Education (LAAE),
  • University of Minho, Unit for Adult Education, Spain,
  • Study Promotion Association, Sweden,
  • Norwegian Association for Adult Learning (NAAL).

Publication:

Towards Becoming a Good Adult Educator , Recourse book. Edited by Tiina Jääger, John Irons and Katalin Varga

2008 – 2010 Flexible professionalization pathways for adult educator between the 6th and 7th level of EQF, No DE/08/LLP-LdV/TOI/147087

Partners:

  • German Institute for Adult Education (DIE), Leibniz Centre for Lifelong Learning, coordinator
  • Centre of Research in Theories and Practices that Overcome Inequalities (CREA), Spain,
  • Educational Centres Association (ECA), United Kingdom,
  • Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association (ENAEA),
  • Romanian Institute for Adult Education (IREA),
  • Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SVEB),
  • University of Florence (UNIFI), Italy.

Publications:

Flexible Pathways Towards Professionalisation. Senior Adult Educators in Europe. Anne Strauch, Miriam Radtke, Raluca Lupou (ed.)

2008 – 2010 Becoming Adult Educators in the European Area (BAEA), No 142405‐LLP‐1‐2008‐1‐DK-GRUNDTVIG‐GMP

Project Website: http://www.dpu.dk/baea/

Partners:

  • Danish School of Education, Aarhus University (DPU), coordinator
  • Tallinn University (TLU),
  • Linköping University (LIU),
  • People's University of Rome (UPTER),
  • Metropolitan University College, Denmark,
  • Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association (ENAEA),
  • Brunnsvik Folk High School, Sweden.

Publications:

The art of being an adult educator: A handbook for adult educators-to-be. DPU. Andres Ciantar, Ivo Eesmaa, Marchella Milana, Lise Søgaard Lund, Reet Valgmaa, Tiina Jääger (Ed.).

2012 -2014 Learning for Work and Life: One Step Up,(LewlUp) No 518500-LLP-1-2011-1-RO-GRUNDTVIG-GMP

Partners:

  • University of Stirling, Stirling, Scotland, coordinator,
  • Romanian Institute for Adult Education (IREA), Timisoara, Romania,
  • German Institute for Adult Education (DIE), Leibniz Centre for Lifelong Learning,
  • University of Barcelona (CREA), Spain,
  • Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association (ENAEA).

2012 - 2014 Outreach Empowerment Diversity (OED) 517734-LLP-1-2009-1-BE-GRUNDTVIG-GNW

2013 Awareness Raising for Adult Learning and Education (ARALE)

Partners:

  • European Association for the Education of adults (EAEA),
  • Danish Adult Education Association (DAEA),
  • Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association (ENAEA).

2013 - 2015 Know Your Lifestyle - Introducing Sustainable Consumption in "2nd Chance" Education.

Partners:

  • German Adult Education Association, Institute for International Cooperation (DVV International),
  • Association of the Adult Education Centres in Carinthia (VHSKTN), Austria,
  • Slovenian Institute for Adult Education (SIAE), Slovenia,
  • Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association (ENAEA),
  • European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA).

2013 - 2014 Learn to Learn for Adult Returners 2013-0018-GRU06-LP-05

Partners:

  • Lithuanian Association of Adult Education (LAAE),
  • Stephansstift Zentrum fuer Erwachsenenbildung, Germany,
  • StitelsenLitorinafolkhogskola I Karlskrona, Sweden,
  • Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association (ENAEA),
  • Associazione di Promozione Sociale (ARACNE), Italy,
  • Stichting Participatie in Diversiteit (PiD), Netherlands,
  • Escola Profissional do Alto Lima, (EPRALIMA) C.I.P.R.L. Portugal.