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.
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
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.
Last week was busy week at EAEA. EAEA members gathered for a virtual General Assembly, we welcomed new members and elected a new Executive Board. In addition we organised the FuturelabAE final conference together with the project partners. Take a look at our report from the events!
Adult learning has an important role to play in promoting transformation and renewing democracy in our society. It’s time to recognise the wider benefits and support the holistic approach of adult learning, said the speakers of the FuturelabAE final conference, which was held on June, the 23rd.
The MOTIV-ACTION project aims to create new career opportunities for unemployed adults by increasing and improving digital guidance services in Europe. Project partners will create a set of digital tools supporting unemployed adults to access learning or career opportunities. The project also develops innovative methodologies for employment counsellors, career guidance professionals, and adult education providers.
The EAEA Younger Staff Training will take place in Brussels between 13-17 September 2021, focusing on policy and advocacy in adult learning and education, and change-oriented approaches in the field. For the first time, some of the sessions will be available for virtual participation. Registrations are now open!
Despite difficulties raised due to the pandemic, about 160 low-skilled adults across Italy, Cyprus, Portugal and the United Kingdom participated in various trainings, all part of the pilot phase to evaluate and test self assessment tools focusing on personal, social and learning to learn (PSL) competences. The trainings we organised as part of the MASTER Erasmus+ project.