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to 7.12.2018

Lifelong Learning Week

8th edition of the Lifelong Learning Week! This year it will be dedicated to “Lifelong Learning Culture: a partnership for rethinking education”! Debates will focus on the role of civil society organisations working in education to foster culture and EU values, as well as the place of education in the next MFF! Come debate together with national, European and international representatives, experts, academics, civil society representatives, and much more. You can register and find more information here!  

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European Parliament

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Lifelong Learning Interest Group: Investing in education and lifelong learning

This third meeting of the Lifelong Learning Interest Group in 2018 will see the presence of  the EC Vice President Jyrki Katainen and will focus on how the next EU Multiannual Financial Framework and generation of EU programmes can support education, training and lifelong learning. This ranges from the flagship Erasmus+ programme to others which touch on various dimensions of learning such as Horizon Europe and the Rights and Values programme, or the European Social Fund+. Recent developments at the European level – including…

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Poros Museum, Condeixa, Coimbra


II Meeting on Adult Education for Life

Letters for Life is organizing the II Meeting on Adult Education for Life in order to: Enrich the critical debate on Adult Education; Contribute actively to the promotion of Adult Education for All; Disseminate good practices in the field of Adult Education in Portugal; Bring together the community of Letters for Life; Promote the Community of Practice of Letters for Life; Celebrate the joy and power of lifelong learning. You can register and find more information here!  

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to 25.3.

ICAE Virtual Seminar 2019: Role and Impact of Adult Education

The International Council of Adult Education invites you to join the Virtual Seminar on the Role and Impact of Adult Education, run in cooperation with DVV International. The seminar is free of charge, open to anyone and will start on 25thof February. The following articles of issue 85 of Adult Education and Development will be this years´ starting point of the seminar: Henrique Lopes illustrates how adult education as “healthcare literacy” can save our lives. Samuel Asnake Wollie comments on the role of adult…

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Belgarde, Serbia


2nd Bridge47 Global Event

Bridge 47 global events bring together participants coming from very different geographic, spiritual, cultural, professional and other backgrounds, united in the commitment to use the transformative power of education to pave the way to a more just and sustainable world. On 9 April 2019, as part of the International Civil Society Week 2019, Bridge 47 will bring together different actors engaged in global citizenship education (GCE) and other types of value-based education on one hand, and the broader civil society representatives.…

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to 10.5.

Education behind Belgian bars

Vocvo is pleased to welcome you on the second international training week ‘Education behind Belgian bars’ for teachers, education coordinators and other interested stakeholders in prison education. The training will provide an idea of how prison education is organised in Flanders and Brussels. The participants will be introduced in practice and policy of the Flemish prison education system. Here  you will find all information about the programme, price and registration. Registration deadline 1st of February 2019! Save the date for the training week in 2021 (You can apply for funding for this training week…

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to 29.5.

7 Day Summer Course Transformative Learning through the Use of Art: Emphasis on the use of Cinema, Fine Arts & Ancient Drama

Participating in this Summer Course, the trainees will be able to upgrade their skills by mastering an innovative method: The use of works of fine arts, literature and ancient drama. The participants will be provided with stimuli that will enable them to thoroughly understand and enjoy art and more particularly Ancient Drama. Moreover, they will practise in a way to critically approach social, moral, and philosophical issues, such as discrimination, domination, race/ethnicity and gender. Finally, those who teach will enrich…

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1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Local development through citizens’ empowerment – Final workshop of the LQN project

The workshop will present the results of the project LQN (LebensQualität durch Nähe-Quality of life through proximity) carried out by 5 adult education institutions in Austria, Germany and Italy and the European Association for the Education of Adults, which addressed the need of municipalities to empower citizens and improve their involvement in participatory projects to tackle civic and social challenges. The event will be a chance to reflect and discuss the role of education in fostering local and regional development,…

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to 15.6.

Learning and Living in Diverse Communities: 11th ESREA BGL-ALC Network Conference

The call for participation is now open! The organisers are welcoming papers on the following topics: Adult learning and cultural diversity Methodolgies to research and act in diverse communities The policies of diversity and adult learning Building diverse communities Diversity in Intergenerational Learning More information available on the conference website.

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to 27.6.

EAEA General Assembly, Grundtvig Award and Annual Conference: Life skills and participation

In 2019, EAEA will hold its annual events on 26 and 27 June in cooperation with the Danish Adult Education Association (DAEA).  We hope you'll join us in Copenhagen to discuss life skills and participation! The updated programme is now available. Registrations are open! Register here before 31 May. We are delighted to announce that the General Assembly and Annual Conference will take place in Vartov, a historical building dating back to early Copenhagen, which is now run by the Grundtvigsk Forum…

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