Literacy and Numeracy Network second trainers workshop 2011
EUR-ALPHA, the Literacy and Numeracy European Network is proud to invite
you to its second trainers workshop (October 2011 in France)
David Hughes new executive of NIACE
The Board of NIACE - the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education - has today, Thursday 24 March 2011, announced that David Hughes, the current National Provider Services Director at the Skills Funding Agency, will be the new Chief Executive of NIACE, following the retirement of Professor Alan Tuckett in the summer.
LifeLong Learning week Success at European Parliament
EAEA, together with other stakeholders in the European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning, EUCIS LLL, participated in the first ever Lifelong Learning Week at the European Parliament last week.
Solidar on Investing in New Skills, Competences and Knowledge
Almost 84 million people in Europe are living in poverty or at the threat of falling into poverty. 77 million Europeans aged 25-64 (nearly 30%) still have, at most, a lower secondary education. Non-formal and informal education and training (prior learning) play a key role in skills development, as well as in promoting active inclusion and social cohesion.
Results of the Action plan on adult learning discussed in Budapest
Experts from the world of adult education discussed the
results of the recently completed EU Adult Learning Action Plan at a conference in Budapest, 7-9 March.
Adults in Formal Education: lifelong learning in practice
The European Commission has just presented a new report analysing how
different countries in Europe support under-qualified adult learners in
their efforts to aim for further qualifications at higher levels.
Starting March 14 ICAE organize open virtual seminars. This is a preparatory step towards the 2011 World Assembly in Sweden in June.
CONFITEA VI in Action
The dvv international regional office for South East Europe has launched the website 'CONFINTEA VI in Action'. Visitors of the website will be able to find all the latest news concerning the follow-up of CONFINTEA VI in South East Europe, the most relevant national and international documents and an overview of the upcoming CONFINTEA VI-related events.
The hidden crisis: Armed conflict and education
The UNESCO Global Monitoring Report 2011 is out. It describes the long term human costs of war.
Call for applications: study visits for specialists and decision-makers in education and training
Are you a specialist or decision-maker in education or vocational training and would like to explore themes of common interest with your counterparts in other European countries or better understand specific aspects of another education and training system? Apply before 31 March 2011 for an EU grant to participate in study visits between September 2011 and February 2012.
Cedefop study on learning at work
This CEDEFOP report presents an overview of key trends in workplace learning and takes stock of previous research carried out by Cedefop and other European and international organisations.
2012 the European Year on Active Ageing
The AGE platform prepares for the 2012 European Year on Active Ageing and Intergenerational Solidarity.