Lifelong learning, active citizenship and local governance
In our pluralistic and democratic societies, it is fundamental to raise awareness among European citizens on the importance of acquiring shared values, in order to play an active European citizenship, which is respectful of cultural diversity, as well as founded on common EU values as defined in article 6 of the EU Treaty and in the European Union Charter of fundamental rights.
Finland: The national framework for qualifications and other learning
On 21 August 2008, the Finnish Ministry of Education appointed a committee to prepare a national qualifications framework describing qualifications and other learning. The work is now finished.
EU Commission wants to raise media literacy
The way we use media is changing, the volume of information enormous, demanding more of us than being able to read, write or use a computer. The European Commission is concerned that Europeans young and old could miss out on the benefits of today's high-tech information society unless more is done to make them 'media literate' enough to access, analyse and evaluate images, sounds and texts and use traditional and new media to communicate and create media content
EAEA has moved!
As of today, EAEA is relocated to new offices in Brussels.
Come pay us a visit!
How European is German adult education?
Europe - for many people this is synonymous with the European Union, which in turn is synonymous with an administrative machine out of touch with reality, making life difficult for citizens and politicians alike with absurdly unfair demands and regulations that come from far-away Brussels. And scepticism about the EU is certainly not uncommon in the educational sector, but opportunities are also seen here.
How European is Swiss adult education?
Switzerland does not belong to the EU, and the possibility of joining it scarcely figures as a topic of debate among the population. However, Switzerland is virtually part of the EU through its central position in Europe, economic links, the adoption of a host of European standards and regulations and wide participation in the whole of the European process as regards training and education.
The other side of Serbia
... through the power of informal learning. The 26th Summer Universiade in Belgrade (Serbia) proved that it is possible! 10,000 student athletes from some 150 countries around the world saw another side of Serbia, different from the one commonly represented by the media over the past two decades and originating in times of war, autocratic regimes and crises...
Shape the future of European education and lifelong learning
"Is it time to increase focus on learning processes and attitudes?"
"How to ensure that assessment supports learning?"
"Shall bring informal learning into the policy spectrum?"
Citizenship education resource
If you work with citizenship education, have a look at NECE.
2011 European Year of Volunteering logo contest
The official logo contest for the year has begun.