Andrulla Vassiliou new EU Commisisoner for Education
On November 27, 2009, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso nominated his new Commission.
Global Campaign for Education´s Key Messages for Confintea
The present draft of the Framework for Action for the forthcoming CONFINTEA meeting in Belem is weak and there are some key areas where it needs to be strengthened.
Ugandan Adult Education on Confintea messages
The Uganda literacy and Adult learners´ association(ULALA) would like to sincerely thank the International Council on Adult Education (ICAE) Secretariat and the Advocacy commission in particular for the good work done on coming up with the seven key issues to be debated and decided at the CONFINTEA VI conference to be held in Belem, Brazil Dec 2009.
EUCIS relaunches web site
The EUCIS Platform on Lifelong Learning recently opened a new and improved version of its web services.
Think Future, Volunteer Together
EAEA report form a conference on Volunteering, held in Brussels on November 19, 2009
A new civilization model must be built
A new civilization model must be built, says Sergio Haddad at the FISC 2009 Intercontinental Panel.
Commission consultation paper on the future EU2020 strategy
The European Commission has published a consultation paper on the future EU2020 strategy, the follow-up to the Lisbon process.
The International Civil Society Forum FISC
The International Civil Society Forum (FISC, for its Portuguese acronym) is a global event held in Belém, capital of the state of Pará, Brazil, from November 28th to 30th, 2009 to prepare the participation of civil society at the official International Adult Education Conference (CONFINTEA VI) and also to articulate with other movements, networks and civil society organizations that have been working on the right to Youth and Adult Education.
CONFINTEA VI is here
For four days from 1 to 4 December 2009, the Brazilian city of Belém will become the world capital of adult learning, bringing together ministers of education from over 100 countries, civil society organizations, providers, experts and learners.
Barroso names new Commission
On Friday, November 27, 2009, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso presented his new Commission.
FISC kicks off representing all regions of the world
All regions of the world were represented today as the International Civil Society Forum (FISC) kicked off here in Bélem as part of a two-day preparation for the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI) to be held in Belém do Pará from 1-4 December.
The right to lifelong learning is still a privilege
Paul Bélanger, President of the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) spoke at the opening of the International Civil Society Forum (FISC) in preparation for the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education that takes place in Belém do Pará, Brazil, 28-30 November.
From Belem to the world: Latest news FISC and CONFINTEA VI
A strategy meeting of the organizing committee of the International Civil Society Forum (FISC) in which more than 50 volunteers took part, discussed the logistics of what will be a three-day event that brings together civil society representatives working with adult education.
DECLARATION OF THE POPULAR EDUCATION NETWORK AMONG WOMEN - REPEM
Imagine. Create. Innovate.
EAEA report on a conference on Creativity and innovation, held in Brussels on November 23
From literacy and youth and adult basic education to lifelong learning
On illiteracy and literacy
Declaration of the members of the Latin American Group of Specialists in Literacy and Written Culture (GLEACE)
EAEA Members on the Grundtvig Programme
In September 2009, the European Association for the education of adults sent a survey to its members asking for their experiences and suggestions for Grundtvig.
Truszczyński new Director-General for Education and Culture
The European Commission has appointed Jan Truszczyński as Director-General of the Education and Culture DG.
The 2009 Grundtvig Learner Workshop Catalogue
The European Commission has published a catalogue of all Grundtvig Learner Workshops, taking place across participating countries between September 2009 and August 2010.