EAEA Alumninet lauched
ALUMNINET is EAEA´s newly established network for people formerly involved in EAEA and transnational activities, to enable them to continue to contribute on a voluntary basis.
Expectations for the fight aganist poverty
The European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN) welcomes the European Council´s commitment to improve social cohesion and social inclusion and to give more attention to the fight against poverty and active inclusion. It is now time for the EU to turn these commitments into deeds!
Qualifying the Actors in Adult and Continuing Education
Call for Posters
Qualifying the Actors in Adult and Continuing Education.
Trends and Perspectives.
3 - 5 May 2007
Bad Honnef, Germany
Adult Learners Week 2007 in Russia
"Adult Learners Week" was initiated in Great Britain in 1992. It was supported at the CONFINTEA V in Hamburg in 1997 as constructive and mobilizing people to continue education. At present, more than 60 countries carry out this week annually.
Publication: Designing Adult Learning Strategies - The Case of South-East Europe
The European Training Foundation, the EU's agency supporting education and training in countries neighbouring the EU, has just published a paper looking at how a comprehensive and coherent adult learning policy framework can be developed, using recent data gathered from countries of South Eastern Europe. The publication aims to provide guidance not only to those countries, but also others operating in a similar context.
Much more in English about Danish Adult Education Association
The DAEA has expanded their English language website.
European strategy to promote gender equality in development cooperation
Equal opportunities and equal access to resources for both men and women is key to sustainable development. With the European Strategy to promote gender equality in development cooperation adopted today, the Commission translates into practice the EU commitment to put gender equality at the heart of its development policy.
Women driving EU job growth - but still face barriers to equality
Three out of four new jobs created in the EU are being taken by women, but important gaps with men remain, according to a new European Commission report.
9 call for social EU constitution
The text was presented on
14 February 2007 in Paris,
by French Labour Minister Gerard Larcher. He said: "Our declaration is
open to the all the 27 member states of the UE."
Info days on LLL programme
European Commission recentrly held its first Info Day on its new
Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP), which includes the education programmes
Erasmus, Comenius and Grundtvig. Throughout the launch the Commission
emphasise d the importance of language learning and the promotion of linguistic
COE Language education policy
and 8th February in Strasbourg
the Council of Europe organised a forum on "The Common European Framework
of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and the Development of Language Policies:
Challenges and Responsibilities."
EU focus on education and research
The Commission president said, in advance of upcoming celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, that education and research would be high on the European Council's March agenda.
Ministers discuss education beyond 2010
Ministers have reiterated the key role that education plays, together
with increased spending for research, towards achieving the Lisbon
strategy goals of more competitiveness and sustainable economic growth.
Three action plan on Social Europe
The Social Platform proposes a three action plan on Social Europe in an
open letter to heads of state and government ahead of the Spring Summit
Key messages from the Education Council
Education Council delivers "key messages" to Spring Summit and tries to identify post-2010 issues
Renewing Lisbon - the role of civil society
Implementing the renewed Lisbon Strategy: The EESC urges the European Council to incorporate organised civil society as a more active player
European Citizens´ Consultations
In February and March 2007 the National Consultations of the European Citizens´ Consultations (ECC) will take place.
A five-point plan for the Berlin Declaration
The European Union´s 50th anniversary celebrations later this month provide a golden opportunity for its leaders to send a clear message to the public about its achievements to date and its unique capacity to respond to the challenges which face us in the 21st century. There is, however, a serious danger that the Berlin Declaration - the chosen vehicle for delivering this message - could backfire.
The Danish contribution to the Communication on Adult Learning
The European Union has presented a broad based concept of lifelong learning. Also the EU no longer proposes co-financing by participants as a rule. This is the result of the comments from Denmark during the official hearing process of the draft.
Sweden: No emphasis on adult education
The European perspective was on the agenda, but adult education was conspicuous through its absence when two Swedish ministers discussed lifelong learning at a Stockholm conference in February.