Organised by the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA), the AVA policy debate took place in Brussels, Belgium in the last week of June 2016. It gathered around 80 Adult education representatives as well as policy makers throughout Europe. Participants had the chance to get acquainted with the AVA action plan and discuss its main suggestions; to hear different staeholders' perspective on the document and on their current work on validation as well as propose ways to continue working together on the topic in the next years.
Where: European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), Brussels, Belgium
When: 29th June 2016
The event was documented on twitter (#actionforvalidation).
Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the ‘Validation of skills and qualifications acquired through non-formal and informal learning — the practical input of organised civil society’ - Rapporteur Mr. Pavel TRANTINA; Co-rapporteur: Ms Marie ZVOLSKÁ
On the EAEA webpage about validation of non-formal and informal learning you can find links to official publications from the European Commission as well as EAEA policy statements and other project results on the topic.