MEPs demand more money for cultural and student exchanges
The Culture Committee adopted four major reports on 12 September calling for increased funding from 2007 to 2013 for EU education and cultural exchange programmes. MEPs also recommended some changes in the scope, including the target groups, of these multi-annual programmes. The reports were all adopted under the co-decision procedure by overwhelming majorities.
20 years of European Social Dialogue
Social Partners provide input to the debate on the future of Europe
The learning continuity : European inventory on validating non-formal and informal learning
National policies and practices in validating
Don`t stop learning! The European Commission promotes adult education with increased funding
The Commission today decided to grant over €30 million to European cooperation projects in the field of adult education. The package - funded by the Grundtvig action under the EU´s education/training programme Socrates - will support 2,500 organisations involved in the general education of adults.
Free of charge: Publications of the IIZ/DVV
The Institute for International Cooperation of the German Adult Education Association (IIZ/DVV) in Bonn, Germany, offers several publications free of charge.
Will Wallström's 'plan D' revive the European dream?
More democracy, dialogue and debate are the key elements of Commissioner Wallström's 'plan D' to reconnect to citizens after two founding member states rejected the EU Constitution
New OECD publication: Promoting Adult Learning
Versions: 1. Print (Paperback). Publication date: 06 Sep 2005. Language: English. Pages: 148. ISBN: 9264010920. Price: €25; $33; £17; ¥3300.
2. E-book (PDF Format). Publication date: 01 Sep 2005. Language: English. Pages: 148. ISBN: 9264010939. Price: €17; $23; £11; ¥2300.
Traineeships at European institutions
Are you a student? Do you want to gain direct, practical experience of the European institutions? Please see the following links for more information.
Support for small languages in recent EU calls
Calls for proposals for Socrates and Culture 2000 gives priorities for less widely used language projects.
Eurostat: 42% of EU-25 citizens actively learning
Forty two per cent of the EU-25 population aged 25-64 years old have participated in at least one form of education, training or learning activity over the previous twelve months.
EAEA General Assembly 2005 - registrations open
EAEA is now accepting registrations for the General Assembly 2005. Last day for registration is November 2.
Meeting of EAEA offices
Last weekend the offices of EAEA met for the second time already this year in the new EAEA main office in Brussels.
National EAEA meeting planned
For the first time ever the Finnish members of EAEA are meeting for a planning session.
EAEA goes east
After quite some time in preparation, the first EAEA CEE meeting has been announced.
Succesful EAEA House warming party in Brussels
The autumn work season begun pleasantly enough in Brussels with a house warming party in the new EAEA office on September 5. In spite of the almost too hot weather (up to 29 degrees) the event was well attended by some 35-40 people.
Project: good practice in gender mainstreaming
The aim of this project is to compare, develop and improve strategies and tools for gender mainstreaming implementation.
2006 Adult Learners' Week: Awards nomination just started
The nominations forms for the Individual Award and the Opening Doors to Adult Learners Award are now available to download.