European Council adopts a renewed European Agenda for Adult Learning
In the face of constant change and the consequences of the economic
crisis, adults regularly need to enhance their personal and professional
skills and competences. Given the current instability in the labour
market and the need to reduce social exclusion, this applies
particularly to the low skilled and the low qualified. However, all
adults can benefit significantly from lifelong learning.
Giving shape to the future European Lifelong Learning Institute
On 9th November 2011 EUCIS-LLL held the public presentation
of its European Institute on Lifelong Learning (EILL) at the European Economic
and Social Committee in Brussels.
Grundtvig is Out, Erasmus is In
Last week the Euroepan Commision unveiled its suggestions for the next programme period (2014-2020). The good news is, more money is suggested for learning. The (potentially) bad news is, there will be no Grundtvig Programme.
EAEA Grundtvig Award 2012 - Call for nominations
The EAEA Grundtvig Award 2012 is now accepting nominations. The topic is
Innovative Approaches in Adult Education and Learning - Activating Older
Sweden: Folk High Schools and Youth Unemployment
What can non-formal adult education do about youth unemployment? There seems to be a role for folk high schools, according to this report.
New website for better policy making in education and training
Up to date research and information on the economics of education,
tailor-made to the needs of busy policy makers, is now available on the
re-vamped website of the European Expert Network on Economics of