DEMOS - on Democracy, Active Citizenship and Lifelong Learning
DEMOS - aiming at producing a Nordic White Paper on Democracy, Active Citizenship and Lifelong Learning
First trainee period completed in EAEA Helsinki
Following some 1 1/2 years of discussions EAEA Helsinki welcomed its first trainee, Vera Sperling from Germany, in August. The three month traineeship period ended last Friday.
Active Teaching and Learning
Rosemary F. Wolfe presents a variety of cognitive strategies that can be used to activate both traditional and online learning.
International Adult Learners Week 2005 just started
The International Adult Learners Week 2005 in Oslo, Norway, has just started.
EAEA website nun auch auf deutsch!
Die wichtigsten Informationen zu Arbeitsfeldern, Mitgliedern und Projekten von EAEA sind nun auch auf deutsch auf unserer website zu finden.
Wikipedia on Adult Education
One of the many collaborative services grown out of the internet is wikipedia, the online encyclopedia. What is there to learn about adult education/learning?
2008 for Intercultural dialogue?
The EU commission would like to see 2008 as the year of intercultural dialogue. The proposal, costing some 10 million euro, is now in the hands of the Parliament and the Council.
Lisbon 2010 and the National Action Plans
As usual, national implementation of EU-suggested actions lag behins in severla countries. This time, the action related to the national implementation plans on advancing the EU's Lisbon reform agenda. One reaon for the delay is doubts about the usefulness of the excercise.
European learners` stories free of charge
NIACE and UIE has recently published a collection of learners` stories entitled `I did it my way`. 28 adult learners from 14 countries tell their stories.
EAEA forum online: Valuing learning
For the exchange of information and discussion about `Valuing learning`, the topic of the EAEA General Assembly 2005, a forum has opened.
EAEA: new member section open
With our new member section we offer clearly arranged information for our members and interested organisations.
EAEA: new sponsorship section open
With our new sponsorship section we want to inform potential sponsors about possibilities to support life long learning in Europe.
EAEA: printed newsletter October 2005 published
The printed newsletter is just published and sent to all EAEA members.
With the view to try and improve our (member) services we are conducting a small member survey.
How to Be a Better Lifelong Learner
If Socrates were around today, surely here's how he would have counselled aspiring lifelong learners.
Games and Simulations: Put More Fun Into Teaching and Learning
When I have something new to teach, or to learn, my first thought is: How can I create a "structured experience" around mastering this knowledge or skill? "Structured Experiences" are games and simulations which make adult learning more enjoyable, more relevant, and more powerful.
Moderation of an eRoundtable discussion on eLearning and whether it has reached a tipping point as the way to keep the workforce sharp. The eRoundtable process is designed to leverage modern communications technologies as a means of collecting information, and for all to be accomplished with a minimum investment of an expert´s time. The eRoundtable project will be patterned after the traditional roundtable discussion format and will employ the same standards that would be expected if all participants were in the same physical room.
Designing ecosystems versus designing learning
George Siemens is definitely onto something with his ideas about networked learning. His latest contribution is a piece arguing that learning design should be about designing ecosystems rather than about designing courses.
EDUCATION-SOUTH AFRICA I: From Blackboard to SMARTboard
The following story is about a project involving "Gatang High School in Mamelodi, a poor, black residential area outside the capital of Pretoria" and "St Albans - a well-to-do private school in the city". Teachers at St Albans communicate with students at Gatang via web cameras, video screens and an electronic whiteboard.
EDUCATION-SOUTH AFRICA II: Oral history project for Western Cape
The project, launched by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, involves museums across the province doing stuff like encouraging people to start scrapbooks to record local knowledge and history - and then exhibiting some of the material.
UK Presidency of the EU, Work and achieving the Lisbon Goals
Conference in Norwich 16th - 18th September 2005