The report, published by the WIDHT consortium, analysed community development through migrant women in five European countries.
13.03.2020

New data collection on how migrant women can become champions of learning to live together

As a reaction to the existing challenges in the inclusion of migrants in their new host countries, organisations from several European countries decided to come together to shed light on the contributions of migrant women to their diaspora communities, and to reflect on how their activities could be encouraged and further supported. The project WIDHT (Women In Diaspora communities as champions of learning to live TogetHer) unites organisations from Italy, Spain, Greece, Romania, Finland, and Belgium.

The project is rooted in several principles: 1) creation of networks; 2) outreach; 3) capacity-building; 4) learner-centred approach and 5) gender dimension. The five principles were derived from research on existing inclusion projects in the involved countries that were considered successful.

The consortium is happy to share the first product of the project: a data collection on how women use their experiences and linguistic knowledge to help newcomers in diaspora communities adapt to the local culture and the new language.

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Text: WIDHTPhotos: Canva

20.07.2022 EAEA members

Harnessing the power of knowledge for employment and personal development: meet Odyssea

Recently, Odyssea became an associate member of EAEA. Odyssea is a non-profit organisation based in Athens, Greece, that supports young vulnerable people in gaining access to employment opportunities in society. Thodoris Kostoulas, Programme Manager of Odyssea, gives insight into the main activities of the organisation and its future plans.

13.07.2022 advocacy

Guidance for learning and career in the spotlight at the EAEA Younger Staff Training this September

Are you interested in guidance for learning and career? Would you like to build a new professional network? Join the EAEA Younger Staff Training, which will take place on 12-16 September in Brussels, Belgium. Registrations are now open!

11.07.2022 advocacy

How will adult learning and education providers be supported in the Individual Learning Accounts?

On 31 May 2022, the Council Recommendation on individual learning accounts was adopted. What does it hold in store for adult learning and education (ALE)? EAEA believes that there needs to be stronger support for the supply side of ALE, adequate quality assurance and a learner-centred approach.