OED network members

OED Network brings together 17 organisations from 14 countries. Our aim is to tackle the need for outreach to marginalised groups, especially migrants and ethnic minorities, for the development of more diversity in adult education, and especially the inclusion of learners´ voices, and for the empowerment of its learners to become active European citizens.


EAEA - European Association for the Education of Adults

The Network for Outreach Empowerment Diversity is coordinated by EAEA - the European Association for the Education of Adults. EAEA is a European NGO with around 116 member organisations in 43 countries working in the field of adult learning.


Dafni Kentro Epaggelmatikis Katartisis DAFNI KEK (Greece)

DAFNI KEK basically plans and implements actions and learning activities targeting to social disadvantaged population and groups at risk ( unemployed, single mothers, rural habitants, migrants and Roma) responding to the Official Calls either in National and European Level or in local area by organizing workshops on active consciousness.


Danish Adult Education Association (DAEA)

DAEA is an organization which promotes non formal adult education through collaboration, information and development. DAEA represents 32 member organisations.


Deutscher Volkshochschul-Verband, DVV (Germany)

The German Adult Education Association (Deutscher Volkshochschul-Verband, DVV) is the federal association of the 16 regional associations of community adult education centres (Volkshochschulen, VHS).


Educational Disadvantage Centre EDC, St. Patrick´s College, Drumcondra, A College of Dublin City University (Ireland)

The Educational Disadvantage Centre (EDC), located within the Faculty of Education, St. Patrick´s College aims to contribute to best practice in national and international policy regarding the implications of social and economic disadvantage on education.


Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association (Estonia)

ENAEA is the umbrella organization for adult education organizations/providers (74). ENAEA is a social partner for Ministry of Education and Research.


FOLAC - Learning for Active Citizenship (Sweden)

From Kiruna, in the north of Sweden, to Malmö in the south, there are in total 150 free schools for adults, so called folk high schools.


German Institute for Adult Education - Leibniz Centre for Lifelong Learning (DIE) (Germany)

The DIE (German Institute for Adult Education Leibniz Centre for Lifelong Learning) is the central institution for research and practice of adult and continuing education in Germany.


House of Science and Technology (Bulgaria)

Vratsa is a scientific cultural and educational, voluntary, creative professional non-profit association of engineers, scientists, inventors, technicians and other professionals and students in science, technology and economy, registered in 1992 under the Law legal non-profit organisations.


Hydra International Projects & Consulting (Turkey)

HYDRA International Project & Consultancy Co., is a non-profit profit organization that has been established to provide knowledge oriented technical, economic and legal support, in accordance with the realities and needs of our country, to all institutions and organizations that aim to provide sustainable development both domestically and abroad.


International Organization for Migration (IOM) (Austria)

Established in 1951, IOM is the leading inter-governmental organization in the field of migration and works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners.


La Ligue de l´Enseignement (France)

La Ligue de l´enseignement gathers more than 30,000 associations in 102 departmental and 22 regional federations in France with the common aim of training responsible citizens who will fulfill their duties, make full use of their rights and be active in society reinforcing its democratic, humanist and social character. These associations also work collectively against all inequalities in order to discuss and build a fairer and more independent society.


lernraum Wien (Austria)

lernraum.wien - Institute for Multilingualism, Integration and Education is the research department of the Wiener Volkshochschulen (VHS Wien).


Movimiento para la Paz el Desarme y la Libertad (Spain)

The Movimiento por la Paz, el Desarme y la Libertad- MPDL, is an organisation that is managed by a board of directors that is presided by the president of the MPDL, Mrs Francisca Sauquillo. The president, the Secretary General and the rest of the members are elected in the member´s General Assembly, which is the main governing body of the organisation.


National Institute of Adult Continuing Education NIACE (England and Wales)

NIACE´s strategic plan commits us to supporting an increase in the numbers of adults engaged in formal and informal learning in England and Wales, in Europe and across the world.


Romani Association of Women Drom Kotar Mestipen (Spain)

The Roma Association of Women Drom Kotar Mestipen is a non-profit organization created in 1999 by Roma and non-Roma women with different characteristics and backgrounds (age, academic level, job, etc.).


The Finnish Lifelong learning Foundation, KVS (Finland)

Kansanvalistusseura, The Finnish Lifelong Learning Foundation - KVS - supports learning and builds a society of learners by offering expertise and services. The foundation, established in 1874, cooperates with a wide variety of adult education stakeholders in Finland and internationally.


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