How to raise awareness on adult education toward policy-makers?

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Germany

Technische Universität Dortmund - Sozialforschungsstelle

HessenCampus 

Hessen Campus aims to create partnerships between political institutions, local authorities and schools to facilitate the organisation of adult education on a regional level.

Germany

LitCam

Literacy conference

LitCam organises conferences about literacy targeting experts, publishers and politicians in the framework of the Frankfurt Book Fair.

Germany

ZEB Stephansstift

Research project's results presented to politicians

ZEB Stephansstift presented to policy-makers the results of a research project underlining the benefits of adult education institutions´ work.
Denmark

DFS/DAEA

Establishing a "Danish Research and Development Centre for Adult Education"

DFS/DAEA participated in meetings with the government to influence the creation of a research centre for adult education.
Sweden

Folkbildningsrådet/Swedish National Council of Adult Education

Creation of the document "Folkbildningens Framsyn" with strong input on national policy

A broad dialogue with people active in folk high schools and study associations was created to write a policy document that was the basis for a government bill.

Sweden

RIO/FOLAC

Letters for change - influencing policy-makers by mails

RIO/FOLAC sends regular newsletters to policy-makers focusing on adult education. The newsletters contain information about how adult education can contribute to current political, societal or educational issues.

Sweden

SAEA

A bus tour for awareness raising

SAEA organised a bus tour for policy-makers to show them the work of adult education organisations. The bus stops in three different places during one morning, presenting different types of learning.