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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.

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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

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07.07.2021 Erasmus+, MASTER, projects, social inclusion, trainings

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.

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02.07.2021 EAEA General Assembly

Report from the General Assembly

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!

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01.07.2021 Democracy, digitalisation, FuturelabAE

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

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.

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24.06.2021 EAEA Executive Board, Media release

New Executive Board 2021-2023 elected

EAEA members have elected a new Executive Board at the General Assembly on 22 June 2021.

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09.06.2021 EAEA Executive Board

Meet the candidates for the EAEA Executive Board and President 2021-23

The Executive Board and President will be elected by the General Assembly 22 June 2021.

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08.06.2021 COVID-19, employment, Erasmus+, projects

Collection of good practice on e-guidance across Europe

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.

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12.05.2021 digitalisation, EAEA events, EAEA Younger Staff Training, professionalisation

Join the EAEA Younger Staff Training 2021!

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!

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03.05.2021 access, Erasmus+, inclusion, MASTER, projects, social inclusion

MASTER project concludes pilot testing, engaging 160 adults across five countries

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.

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