03.03.2021

EAEA Grundtvig Award call on digitalisation and democracy

The EAEA Grundtvig Award 2021 aims to raise awareness on the digital transformation of our society and how it impacts adult education. In particular we want to highlight initiatives that promote democracy with the help of digital media and internet.

Each year, the EAEA Grundtvig Award highlights project results that produce new ideas, new partnerships, new methodologies and a new understanding of how we can work in adult education. In 2021 we are looking for initiatives that fulfill one or more of the following aims:

  • Develop strategies to better promote democracy and critical awareness, as well as media literacy as a core competence
  • Close the opportunity gap by transforming how people access and experience digital learning
  • Activate networks and partnerships of public, private and citizen organisations that promote democracy and participation in a digital context
  • Support initiatives that foster political change through education by engaging learners, practitioners and organisations
  • Further the development of the provider’s own mission statement taking into account digitalisation and democracy

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23.07.2021 Uncategorized

A critical reflection on Individual Learning Accounts

EAEA answered the open Consultation on Individual Learning Accounts, launched by the European Commission by having a critical look at the pros and cons of Individual Learning Accounts. ILA do have the potential to function as a constitution of entitlement and right to adult education, however, they can also include some risks, especially if not implemented correctly. The Commission's consultation will stay open until 16 July and can be accessed here.

23.07.2021 Uncategorized

The perils and potential of Micro-Credentials for ALE

Micro-credentials have the potential to be a tool that can boost access and participation to lifelong learning, they might even attract a larger and more diverse number of learners However, they also bear certain risks that need to be taken into consideration. This statement is outlining those and includes food for thought to submit feedback yourself

07.07.2021 Erasmus+

An update on MASTER project activities

MASTER project is moving forward with the preparation of MASTER plan of tailored learning activities on Personal, Social and Learning to Learn competences. On 19, 20 & 21 July, the partnership will organise a Transnational Learning Activity to exchange ideas and dive deeper into the plan.