Gina Ebner new Secretary General in EAEA
After an extensive recruitment procees resulting in a wealth of applications EAEA has decided to appoint Gina Ebner new Secretary General of EAEA.
Equal Opportunities for All - the value of adult learning in promoting equality
EAEA and NVL ( The Nordic Network for Adult Learning) organises a seminar on the topic Equal Opportunities in December 2007.
EU on teacher education
The Commission proposes to improve the quality of teacher education in the European Union.
UNESCO adopts Kroneberg Declaration
UNESCO and the German UNESCO Commission have published the "Kronberg Declaration" on the future of education ("Kronberg Declaration on the Future of Knowledge Acquisition and Sharing"). Among other things, it promotes extensive, value-oriented education as necessary, in addition to normal professional knowledge.
DEMOS-process: dialogue, involvement and active participation
The DEMOS process began in 2005 inspired by the Nordic Power and Democracy studies carried out in recent years. It involves non-formal adult education organisations as well as research and has the ambition to develop and disseminate debate, practice and methods on developing analysis on democracy and promoting ways of active citizenship, namely as deliberative democracy.
Adult education as a provider of social competencies and motivation
Non-formal adult education provides participants with a number of social and personal competencies that are relevant for the labour market. Also this sector is able to motivate participants to proceed into other kinds of education. This is documented in a survey made for the Danish Adult Education Association (DAEA).
Towards the European Adult Education Action Plan
Declaration by the General Assembly of the DVV on the occasion of the German Presidency of the EU Council