Transversal analysis on the evolution of skills needs
The final reports and annexes on Transversal analysis on the evolution of skills needs in 19 economic sectors and Sector councils on employment and skills at EU level - A study into their feasibility and potential impact are now available online.
EU2020 strategy in jeopardy
Tough times continues for the European Commission, as its proposed EU2020 strategy paper met some unexpetedly aggresive resistance at the spring summit of the European Council.
Call for proposals on Support for European cooperation in Education and Training (ECET) EACEA/10/2010
A call for proposals "Support for European cooperation in Education and Training (ECET)" EACEA/10/2010 has been published.
The EAEA Breakfast and the pursuit of Happiness
EAEA organised the first in a series of policy breakfasts at the European Parliament last week. The event on March 17th was hosted by MEP Mary Honeyball, who is also an active member of the Culture and Education Committee in the European Parliament.
Tackling Poverty and Social Exclusion using Education
DARE´s European conference 2010 provided a forum for more than 170 stakeholders in the field of Human Rights Education and Education for Democratic Citizenship (HRE/EDC), among them practitioners in formal and non-formal education, NGO activists, educational experts, political scientists and policy makers from various levels ranging from city councils to the European Parliament and the Council of Europe.
EU 2020 and the poverty target
On 25/26 March, the Spring Council will decide on the key principles,
targets and policy goals of the new Europe 2020 strategy. The proposal
from the Commission includes a target to reduce the numbers of people
living below the relative poverty measure (60% of the median income) by
The need to address social exclusion through education
Open letter from EESC President Mario SEPI to Commissioner ANDOR: we need to address social exclusion through education
Implementing Lisbon: narrowing the EU's democratic deficit?
Now the Lisbon Treaty has been in force for three months, this Policy
Brief by Janis A. Emmanouilidis and Corina Stratulat assesses how far it
can help to overcome the EU´s alleged democratic deficit.
Italy: Trainers are Beacons in the Night of a Socio-Economic Crisis
What are the characteristics and role of trainers in Italy? What are
the principal differences between Italy and the rest of Europe in this
respect? The following answers are derived from the on-the-job
experiences of people who have been struggling to develop the profession
of trainer in Italy and who believe in the socio-economic function of
Treaty of Lisbon
So what's actually in this Treaty of Lisbon that came into effect on December 2009?
Masters Program in Lifelong Learning
Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Lifelong Learning: Policy and
Management, offered by The Danish School of Education, Aarhus
University, Institute of Education, University of London, and Deusto
University in Spain.
What is so special about adult educators?
Is professionalization the way forward for adult educators? If so, how to proceed? That was the main issues at a Nordic seminar "Competence development among adult educators/Profession alization of adult educators". In between discussing this, several participants questioned the basic idea that adult education differs that much from all other kinds of education.
Finland: The Skills of Teaching
Finnish non formal adult education teachers are committed to their work, master the subject they teach and implement group work a study shows. Expertise in adult pedagogy and multiculturalism need to be refreshed.
Education for All: Reaching the marginalized
Education for All - Global Monitoring Report
Published on January 19, 2010
So, you're looking for a project result?
If it is from a recent project, and if the European Union put some money into it, you are likely to
Identification, assessment and recognition of informally acquired competences
The Project "Identification, assessment and recognition of informally acquired competences (IBAK)" has produced its first results, halfway through the project.
Europe 2020 is the new strategy paper for the development and direction of the Union 2010-2020. It is a followup to the Lisbon 2010-process.
African Adult Education Networks Meet to Develop Post-Confintea Strategy
The Steering Committee of the African Platform of Adult Education met in Addis Ababa , Ethiopia from February 22 to 24, 2010 to deliberate on a new orientation for the Platform following the conclusion of the CONFINTEA VI Conference which was held in Belém Para , Brazil in December 2009.
Frankfurt Book Fair Literacy Campaign (LitCam)
In 2006, the Frankfurt Book Fair initiated a new key focus for the Fair called EDUCATION FOR THE FUTURE. At the same time, LitCam - the Frankfurt Book Fair Literacy Campaign - was launched as an international endeavour together with the partners UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning and the German Federal Association for Literacy and Basic Education.