Results for "citizenship education"

Brave New Worlds?! The Future of Democracy and Citizenship Education

Liberal democracy is in a state of crisis. Worldwide, a “democratic recession” can be observed, even in countries that have long claimed a leading role in defending and spreading democratic values and freedoms. Uncertainties about the future of the European Union and its transformation into a “Citizens’ Europe” are shaping…

Digital competence and pedagogy from the perspective of Education for Democratic Citizenship

Interactive discussion and networking event with DARE network (Democracy and Human Rights Education in Europe, ) and EAEA (European Association for the Education of Adults), including the launch of the facilitator handbook Learning the Digital, a presentation of the EAEA working group Digitalisation and Democracy context paper and the DARE policy recommendations. We ask…

Adult Education and Citizenship

The report discusses how citizenship education is becoming more poignant in contemporary society given the present political climate. Lifelong learning is a cornerstone to good citizenship education provision. By supporting people in developing the skills needed to engage actively in society they become better practiced, recognise how those skills remain…

EAEA Annual Conference 2022: Searching for the role of adult learning and education in a transforming world

The purpose of the Annual Conference was to explore EAEA's annual theme 2022, Transformative Learning and Values, linking it to the challenges that European societies are confronted with, such as green and digital transitions. “We are in the middle of multiple transformations,” said EAEA President Uwe Gartenschlaeger opening the Annual…

“We need rights-based education about digitalisation”

What was the main purpose of the initiative? “We think that many Europeans have the feeling that digitalisation is an ambiguous thing, and they don’t feel competent to talk about it. Digitalisation is also reduced to the tools aspect, how to use MS Teams©, mobile communication, or platforms”, says Nils-Eyk…

New educational models for the digital era

What was the main purpose of the project/initiative? "The main purpose of the SAE project was to promote the social and employment inclusion of vulnerable adults by strengthening the skills of educators and teachers who work with them daily, says Valeria Ferrarini from Aretés società cooperativa, the coordinating organisation of…

EAEA awarded digitalisation and democracy in adult education

The world is moving to a digital-first society, as relationships, institutions and workplaces are increasingly becoming mediated by technology. However, there is still a lot of work to be done towards representativeness, openness and transparency. We need a strategy on how adult education can promote democracy in the context of…

From a repair shop to a collaborative workshop – fostering change-oriented education

Adult education is often considered as a “repair shop”, fixing things that have gone wrong in school education, said Gina Ebner from EAEA in her opening of the FuturelabAE final conference. FuturelabAE project is challenging this concept. The conference presented several ideas how we can move towards change-oriented education. “There…

Kosova Education Centre (KEC)

Who we are Kosova Education Center (KEC) is a non-governmental and not-for-profit organization founded in 2000 with the idea of focusing on provision of in-service teacher training programs. This still remains an important aspect of its operations, nonetheless, in the course of time, KEC has expanded its scope of work…

Active citizenship and democracy

People who participate in adult education participate more in society, by voting, volunteering or taking active roles in communities. Adult education is the tool for the development of critical thinking. EAEA and its members stand for a strong commitment to Europe and European values. We believe that democracy, intercultural dialogue,…