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13.10.2021 Democracy, digitalisation, EAEA Grundtvig Award 2021

EAEA awarded digitalisation and democracy in adult education

MEDIA RELEASE. The 18th annual Grundtvig Awards were given to #GEMMA and DIGIT-AL. Both initiatives have made great contributions in building digital citizenship and promoting democracy.

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01.10.2021 advocacy, country reports

EAEA has opened its annual country reports survey

EAEA has opened its annual country reports survey. The country reports, published on the country reports website since 2019, inform all ALE stakeholders about innovations and challenges in our sector and have become a key document for our advocacy. Our members are invited to complete this year’s survey by 22 October. The 2021 country reports will be published at the end of the year.

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30.09.2021 policy, projects

The power of Bildung

EAEA’s Bildung project has launched its very first project result, providing a comprehensive overview on why we need Bildung-based approach in adult learning and education. This publication is the first part of a six-issue series exploring Bildung and different thematic topics.

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21.09.2021 Erasmus+, MASTER, projects, social inclusion, trainings

Engaging learners in the MASTER plan

The MASTER partners gathered in July to share key principles of the upcoming trainings on personal, social and learning to learn -competence, and prepared for the testing phase of the project.

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20.09.2021 research

Happy birthday Paulo Freire!

Politically divisive, but undisputedly one of the most influential voices for adult education: this is how Paulo Freire’s achievements for pedagogy and andragogy could best be described. Sunday 19 September is 100th anniversary of Paulo Freire’s birth.

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13.09.2021 skills, statements, sustainability

Sustainable development needs adult learning and education

The entire population of Europe as well as representatives of politics, social partners, and civil society should actively work together to create understanding of climate change and its consequences. The education sector – including non-formal ALE  – must have a permanent seat at the table where the policy decisions are made.

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29.08.2021 Democracy, digitalisation, FuturelabAE, projects

Fostering change-oriented adult education – now it’s time to act!

The FutureLabAE project consortium launches two documents that support the design, implementation, and promotion of change-oriented adult education in Europe.

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28.08.2021 MASTER, projects, social inclusion, trainings

Experiences of the MASTER Transnational Training

The MASTER Transnational Training was held on 19, 20 and 21 July.
The training was part of the MASTERplan, a bridge programme of personalised learning activities, which is one of the objectives of this Erasmus+ project.

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26.08.2021 projects, WIDHT

Change starts at the community level: conclusions from the WIDHT event

In an increasingly interconnected world, how can we “unlearn” our thinking patterns and transition to a system based on solidarity? How can we ensure that everyone’s contribution to society is equally valued? These were some of the issues brought up at the WIDHT event 6 July.

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20.08.2021 INTALL

From necessity to new opportunities – how to make most of online training

Moving teaching activities and exchanges online has become a necessity for all of us. At an EAEA event we heard how the Adult Education Academy in Wuertzburg, Germany was organised online for the first time, and what were the key success factors to learn from. We also heard about the experiences of an innovative online course for adult educators in Austria.

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