11.02.2019

EAEA has published a new manifesto

The updated manifesto outlines nine challenges where adult education can play a key role. With the manifesto, EAEA wants to underline the transformative possibilities of adult education and the positive experience of Learning.

The manifesto presents arguments, studies, examples and learners’ stories that illustrate how adult education contributes to the positive development of Europe. In the upcoming European elections, the manifesto will help communicate EAEA’s vision of a Learning Europe with all necessary skills, knowledge and competences.

Currently the manifesto is available in English. Language versions are produced in cooperation with EAEA’s members.

Manifesto for Adult Learning in the 21st Century: The Power and Joy of Learning

10.09.2019 prison education

Transforming lives of inmates: introducing the ‘Engine’

The SkillHUBS pilot projects are underway at prison institutions in Slovenia, Romania and Malta, with Belgium set to join later this summer. Now we can reveal the essence of the SkillHUBS Teaching and Learning Model, and what makes it radical and innovative. In September, SkillHUBS is launching a community of practice in EPALE, giving prison educators the opportunity to share experiences and access detailed information of the Model.

06.09.2019 projects

Local development through citizens’ empowerment

The LQN project showed that participating in community development projects can reveal the potential of individuals.

06.09.2019 EAEA Grundtvig Award 2019

Innovative methodology includes learners in meaning-making

"The change is in the simple things like finding laughter again, doing family shopping, going back to work, being part of a group where once they were hermits." - says Alice McDonnel about the impact of "Self-care and well-being" project, which participated in Grundtvig Award 2019 on Life Skills, on the participants. The idea of the initiative is underpinned by principles of co-production, mutual trust, and empathy. In the following interview, Alice tells more about the experience.