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16.05.2024 projects, RALExILA

Enhancing access to adult learning opportunities: EAEA’s RALExILA project on registries for adult learning and education

The RALExILA project is aiming to develop an integrated information system for national registries in Adult Learning and Education (ALE). By providing a platform for learners and learning providers alike, the project’s objectives include improving ALE quality and access to learning opportunities.

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08.03.2024 projects, Upskilling

Sharing and learning from national initiatives for Upskilling Pathways

The Partner UP project organised a development group on February 27, 2024, to enhance cooperation and trust-building among stakeholders for the implementation of the Upskilling Pathways recommendation. The online meeting aimed to provide participants with a space to share their upskilling initiatives, facilitate peer learning, and potentially establish correlations.

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29.02.2024 Erasmus+, funding, projects

Digital information path for EU funding available now

A new online tool enables adult learning and education organisations and providers to find EU project funding instruments that are relevant to their needs and meet the operational capacity of the organisations. The tool was developed in the framework of the Erasmus+funded small-scale partnership Path2EU4AE, coordinated by CONEDU and implemented in partnership with EAEA, Auxilium, and Maribor adult education centre.

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15.02.2024 Hall of Fame, Uncategorized

Call for nominations to the Hall of Fame

The International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame has opened a Call for Nominations.

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18.01.2024 Erasmus+, funding, projects

Survey reveals that European ALE organisations struggle with access to EU funding opportunities

In a recent survey conducted across adult learning and education (ALE) organisations in Europe in the framework of the Path2EU4AE project, a concerning revelation has emerged: many organisations lack crucial information about various European Union funding programmes available to them. While the Erasmus+ programme is widely known and used in the sector, other funding programmes such as CERV (Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values) and Creative Europe are still largely unknown to many organisations.

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11.01.2024 advocacy, funding

Stop taxing the right to adult learning and education!

The national and regional interpretations of the European Union’s VAT Directive lead to financial uncertainties and problems for many ALE organisations in Europe. We demand a revision of the VAT Directive to exempt non-formal and non-commercial adult learning and education from VAT.

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21.12.2023 green transition, sustainability, Transformative Learning

Piloting co-creation and transformative learning in adult education for sustainable development

How can adult education organisations collaborate with green grassroots initiatives? What are the mutual benefits? This year, Tale project partners have been running pilots of co-creation, cooperation, and transformative learning for green transition in six European countries. The progress update from the Erasmus+ project shares key experiences and insights from this process.

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20.12.2023 country reports, funding, learner voice, policy

EAEA Country Reports reveal 5 key trends emerging in adult education in Europe

The 2023 EAEA Country Reports provide a civil society view on recent developments in adult learning and education in Europe. This year, the reports also spotlight learner stories. The reports illustrate that national adult education policies have a strong focus on labour market needs, and adult learners lack opportunities to influence policy making.

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13.12.2023 engaging new learners, gender, Upskilling

Core practices to improve adult learners’ access in education activities and upskilling pathways

The MOVE-UP project develops a flexible and quality upskilling pathway for unemployed women, with a focus on outreach strategies.

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08.12.2023 EAEA Annual Conference, green transition, sustainability, Transformative Learning

A greener future: voices of learners and educators in green transition

A new background paper of EAEA explores how adult learners, educators and community organisers see a greener future, and the role of adult learning in it. The paper concludes EAEA’s thematic work on adult learning and green transition in 2023.

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