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17.05.2018 validation, VNFIL

Transnational peer reviews essential for validation

BEST PRACTICES. Peer review is a form of external evaluation with the aim of supporting the reviewed organization in its quality assurance and quality development efforts. the findings of the project European Peer Review for VNFIL demonstrate the need for transnational peer reviews. Erik Kaemingk from the VNFIL network explains the project’s experiences.

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03.05.2018 Erasmus+, funding

European Commission’s proposal for EU budget published

The European Commission has published its first proposal for the future budget of the European Union.

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09.04.2018 EAEA Annual Conference, EAEA events, EAEA General Assembly

Registration open: General Assembly and Annual Conference

The registration for this year’s EAEA General Assembly and Annual Conference has now been opened. This year’s events will focus on “Cooperations and Partnerships”. The events will take place in Tallinn on 27-28 June.

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05.04.2018 EAEA Younger Staff Training, trainings

Apply for the EAEA Younger Staff Training!

Do you want to learn about European adult education policy? Do you wish to share experiences and thoughts with colleagues from other countries? Are you looking for an international professional network? EAEA Younger Staff Training might be just the right place for you. The registrations are now open.

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21.03.2018 Finale, financing, funding

Adult education: it’s not a cost, it’s an investment!

Non-formal adult education promotes social cohesion, and it equips adults with the skills, knowledge and competences needed in our society. Yet only a crumb of public funding is allocated to the education of adults.

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15.03.2018 Finale, financing

Why invest in adult learning?

Everyone working in adult learning will have an answer to this question: because it promotes skills and competences in a wide range of fields, particularly of those furthest away from learning.

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07.03.2018 life skills, LSE, projects

A new European definition of life skills

The LSE project partners have revealed the definition of “life skills” that they have been working on in the last year. The definition is the final result of an inspiring research process.

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21.02.2018 advocacy, Erasmus+, ESF, funding, policy

EAEA focus on funding for adult education

This spring marks a momentum for awareness raising about non-formal adult education and for increasing European funding for this sector.

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19.02.2018 Finale, financial literacy, projects

Uncovering funding trends for adult education

The financing of adult education has a variety of dimensions: from the fragmented nature of the funding to a learner’s and organisation’s perspective to the key challenges at the policy-making level.

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13.02.2018 lifelong learning, LLL interest group, policy

LLL interest group: Guiding Principles for a European Lifelong Learning Area

The Lifelong Learning Interest Group, composed of Members of the European Parliament and representatives of civil society, met on 24 January 2018.

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