Editorial:Do we want to become co-creators or just followers of change?
During the discussions on the study entitled Trends and Issues in AE in Europe, one of the most heated debates was brought about by the suggestion that the study should introduce and the Communication should include a so-called ´Common European Adult Learning Framework' (CEALF).
CFP: European Associations
A couple of days ago the Commisison announced the next call for
proposals for European Associations acting at European level in
education. Deadline for submissions is July 31.
EAEA June Newsletter in print
The June 2006 edition of the printed EAEA newsletter is now available.
The Common European Adult Learning Framework draft 1 available
Performance Indicators and Benchmarks of Adult Learning
in the Context of Lifelong Learning.
UIE becomes UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
The UNESCO Institute for Education (UIE) is to change its name to
the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL).
NGOs to heads of state: Do not relapse on social inclusion
The fight against poverty and social exclusion must
remain at the heart of the EU's relaunched jobs and growth strategy, social
NGOs reminded the Commission ahead of the 15 - 16 June 2006 European Council.
Sustainable development needs strong vision and tough rules
Platform, EEB and ETUC call on EU leader to adopt
VISION AND TOUGH RULES TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Promoting Active Citizenship
Written declaration on the Europe Statute and the
promotion of active European citizenship
Anti-discrimination and equal opportunities
On Tuesday 30 May 2006, the Austrian
Representat ion to the EU organized a discussion on anti discrimination and
European Charter of Active Citizenship
May 22-23, ACN and Fondaca promoted the
presentation and discussion of the European Charter of Active
Citizenship in Vienna.
UK: Big Conversation initiated
The future of
adult learning is under threat. Stories of courses being cut or fees increasing
are common, along with teachers at risk of redundancy.
When blogs speak European
At the European Council on 15 June, the leaders of Europe will be
looking for an exit from the crisis. Meanwhile, bloggers are entering
Being Russian in Estonia
For some time now the Russian minority in Estonia has been a
troublesome issue. Estonian laws give them the same rights to form
organizations as to everyone else but the Russians living in Estonia
are still not using this opportunity much.
The citizens right to know, debate on Plan D
Brussels, 7 June 2006
AONTAS Citizen Learner Conference Report & DVD Now Available
To mark 2005, the European Year of Citizenship Through Education,
AONTAS, the Irish National Association of Adult Education, held the Citizen
Learner conference in May 2005. A report
and DVD from this conference are now available from AONTAS.
Active Citizenship can be taught!
Would you like to attend a course that
is inspiring, empowering, active and European?
'European Year of Equal Opportunities for all' gets green light
The European Commission welcomed on 1st
of June the decision by the Council and Parliament to designate 2007 as
'European Year of Equal Opportunities for All'.
"Today´s Europe needs new goals"
European Parliament President Borrell in a debate
about "Europe´s aims - Europe´s borders".
Gender Equality Roadmap
European conference on the
Gender Equality Roadmap: an Opportunity to highlight the Vision of Women's
'Skill us softly', say British workers
More workers find learning on the job helps their performance rather than attending training courses, according to a survey - commissioned by NIACE - for this year´s Learning at Work Day (25th May 2006) as part of Adult Learners´ Week.
the CHIRON questionnaire on evaluation models of e- learning
effectivene ss is one of the series of the project surveys conducted
since the beginning of 2005. It's purpose is to analyse individual
experienc es on
evaluation models of e-learning effectiveness, and complete these findings with the CHIRON consortium's desk research results.
Further Training Course TOWARDS BECOMING A GOOD ADULT EDUCATOR
Adult education is never neutral. Educators are providing knowledge, organising education and encouraging change based on the social, political and cultural situation and priorities in the society and country at the same time acting in a global world.