Kaj-Erik Nordström passed away
A short and sad news items reached us yesterday. Long time headmaster of Västra Nylands Folkhögskola and active member of EAEA Kaj-Erik Nordström has passed away. Our condoleances.
48 projects approved by Nordplus Neighbour
The newly installed grant scheme for cooperation between the Nordic coountries and Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Northwest Russia have declared its first results.
AEGEE educational proposal on blended learning
On the 26th of May, at the venue of the European Parliament and under the patronage of Mrs Lissy Groener, European Students´ Forum AEGEE organised a seminar entitled "Views on New Generation of Community Education and Training Programmes after 2006". AEGEE took the opportunity to present its proposal of "blended learning", receiving encouragement from the Commission, and comments from the representatives of numerous NGOs dealing with education and training issues.
Human resources and benefits of education and training
By Dr Manfred Tessaring
This paper discusses the issue of human resources and the benefits of education and training for individuals, companies and the whole of society. These questions are currently the subject of intense discussion all over Europe, at national as well as at Community level - in particular in the context of the strategic goals set in Lisbon, Stockholm and Copenhagen since 2000. A number of steps have been taken to give concrete form to and realise the overall goal of transforming the European Union into a knowledge-based society. However, currently there are concerns that these goals might not be fully achieved due to lacking reforms of education and training systems.
Quality assurance in VET
from : the Council Secretariat
to : the Permanent Representatives Committee/the Council
No. prev. doc. : 8950/04 EDUC 96 SOC 206
Subject : Draft Council Conclusions on Quality Assurance in Vocational Education and Training
Cedag on the role of NGOs in EU
Recognise non-profit organisations as an essential component of the European social model
Resolution of the General Assembly of Cedag
The point of EU?
Open Statement adopted on the 8th of June 2004 by the Steering Group of the Platform of European Social NGOs
A MESSAGE TO HEADS OF STATE AND OF GOVERNMENTS ON THE FUTURE OF EUROPE
e-learning call for proposals
Call for proposals EAC/26/04: projects in three of the four areas of intervention of the eLearning programme: Digital literacy, European virtual campuses and Transversal actions
Deadline June 26
Policy, Practice and Partnership: Getting to Work on Lifelong Learning
The summary report of Cedefop's June 2003 lifelong learning conference has now been published and copies are available free of charge via email@example.com (Cedefop publication stock number 4033 EN). Translations into French and German will be available in due course.
Editorial: Never Passing Pentecostal Glory - Basic Skills
Last long weekend Pentacost was celebrated in most of Europe. It has almost been forgotten that even a few decades ago, especially in the more traditional societies in Central and Eastern Europe, there still existed a lot of living Pentacostal folk customs to test different skills in competitions and to elect a so-called "Whit Sunday King".
Look Towards the Future of Adult Education Research
The ERDI (Consortium of European Research and Development Institutes for Adult Education) held its General Assembly on 29-30 May in St. Gallen (Switzerland).
EAEA Member resolution on the enlargement
Resolution of the Bavarian Adult Education Association accompanying the enlargement of the EU 2004 and necessary accompanying measures in the fields of education and citizens´ encounter
The Power of Learning - Mission Statement of the Hungarian Folk High School Society
Strategic development programme of the Hungarian Folk High School Society
The present programme proposal does not invalidate any of the previous HFHSS documents, for it is based on the experience thereof and is effective together with those documents.
Call for Papers for The second international conference on the electronic portfolio
The conference organisers invite all policy makers, teachers, trainers, education managers, human resource managers, school heads, school administrators, ICT providers, and members of organisations promoting the use of ePortfolio to submit their contribution to the conference.
Academy of Lifelong Learning Advocacy
The International Council for Adult Education would like to invite you to participate and in the ICAE Academy of Lifelong Learning Advocacy which will be held from July 29 to August 19, 2004 at the Buskerud Folk High School in Norway.