03.05.2018

European Commission’s proposal for EU budget published

The European Commission has published its first proposal for the future budget of the European Union.

The proposal published by the European Commission on May 2nd sets the priorities for the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) of the EU after the year 2020. Overall, the Commission proposes a long-term budget of €1,135 billion in commitments over the period from 2021 to 2027.

The Commission’s proposal also includes the propositions for the funding of education and the Erasmus+ programme. EAEA has previously advocated for more funding and better functioning funding programmes for adult education.

EAEA will further examine the proposal of the Commission and its implications for the adult education sector and will provide a statement later on.

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16.07.2024 access

Making Education Accessible and Inclusive for Families, Parents and Family Carers: COFACE and EAEA call for a ‘Family Test’ in EU Education and Training Policies

In the context of the European Commission public consultation on the European Education Area, COFACE Families Europe and EAEA call for a 'family test' in EU education and training programmes. Such a test aims to ensure that programmes are designed with the work-life balance of families in mind so that parents and family carers can receive extra support if needed and more flexible education and training formats which reflect their caring realities. This ‘family perspective is currently missing from many EU education programmes, affecting a large share of people in the EU, especially in vulnerable situations.

09.07.2024 access

Supporting adult education opportunities for learners and employers: contribute to the RALExILA research!

Do you want to contribute to shaping adult education opportunities in your country and in Europe? We are currently researching employers and adult education learners needs and experiences in the process of choosing, supporting and acquiring adult education opportunities and we would be happy to have your valuable insight through a short survey!

03.07.2024 Democracy

EAEA Annual Conference 2024: We need a forward-looking vision with roots on the ground

The EAEA Annual Conference 2024 focused on adult learning's role in societal transformation and active citizenship. The conference underscored collaboration and lifelong learning's crucial role in shaping inclusive and sustainable futures globally.