UNESCO Institute for Education turns 60
marks the 60th Anniversary of the First Governing Board meeting of the UNESCO
Institute for Education (UIE), the forerunner of the UNESCO Institute for
Lifelong Learning. The meeting was held from 17 to 19 June 1951 in Wiesbaden, Germany,
and was attended by Maria Montessori and Jean Piaget. The Governing Board
members drafted the statutes and appointed Professor Walter Merck, Chair of
Comparative Education at the University
of Hamburg, as Director.
EAEA reponds to the New Skills for New Jobs initiative
EAEA welcomes the initiative of the European Commission for this communication, especially the attention given to Adult Education and Lifelong learning.
Alan Tuckett elected president of ICAE
Alan Tuckett, currently Chief Executive of NIACE, was elected President of the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) at its 8th World Assembly in Malmo on Friday 17th June 2011. He will be President for four years until 2015 and is the first European to hold the role.
New Board of EAEA elected
The 2011 EAEA General Assembly reelected Sue Waddington as President of the association, and elected a new Board with ten members in Malmö, Sweden on 14 June.
The Grundtvig Award winner 2011
The Grundtvig Award winner 2011 has been announced
Regional follow-up to Confintea
On invitation of the Slovenian Ministry for Education and Sports and
organized by dvv international in cooperation with the Slovenian Adult
Education Association, about 40 experts from Slovenia, Montenegro,
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia and Kosovo (including
guests from Armenia, Belarus, Norway and Czech Republic) convened on
the 2nd of June 2011 in Ljubljana in order to identify common regional
points of follow up to the international UNESCO Conference on adult
New Executive committee of ICAE elected
The General Assembly of ICAE has elected a new president, treasurer, and Executive Committee
EAEA blogging live from A World Worth Living in
14-17 June we are gathered in Malmö, Sweden for the international conference A World Worth Living in. More than 700 participants from 80 countries are here, and the programme is really impressive and massive. EAEA reports live through our facebook page.
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