EAEA calls for international solidarity to support the people affected by the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
EAEA stands in solidarity with all the people affected by the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria, calling on the international community to deliver consistent relief and recovery aid for these communities. Adult education is a fundamental brick of our society and will give an invaluable contribution to rebuild the affected communities.
Broader purposed, holistic learning is needed now more than ever
The ongoing European Year of Skills has put skills and the surrounding discussion into the spotlight. The new paper “Basic skills and Bildung” proposes that we should adopt a more holistic understanding of basic skills and rethink the teaching and learning approaches.
Taking steps towards safe spaces for adult learning: co-creating the SAFE Board Game
In February we had a workshop with members of the European civil society in Brussels in order to start with the co-creation stage of the SAFE Board Game. The participants agreed that a safe learning space is not just a place but is essentially how we create relationships that are self-reflective and inclusive.
Empowering people to become agents of change through Bildung
According to the new publication by the Bildung project, “Sustainability and Bildung”, education should sensitize learners to act on their responsibility and to question critically in the sense of transformative education.
The “Forgotten” of digitalisation
The European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) organized their event, titled “The Forgotten of Digitalisation,” during the LLLWeek of 2022 in Brussels.
The EAEA is looking for an Administration Officer
We’re hiring a full-time Administration Officer to join our motivated team in Brussels. Are you a wizard in administrative, HR, and financial matters?
Do you have a minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience, preferably in a European environment, and speak fluent English and either Dutch or French? Then we’re very much looking forward to meeting you soon!
Not a place of quiet: a conference in Moldova highlights the role of adult learning centres in local development
Against the background of multiple crises and rising political tensions in Europe, how can adult learning providers highlight their contribution to democracy and social inclusion? A recent conference in Chisinau, Moldova, organised by DVV International in collaboration with EAEA, looked at new spaces for learning, and the challenges and opportunities of partnerships between adult learning providers and municipalities to encourage local development.
EAEA Younger Staff Training – an opportunity for transformative learning experiences?
Younger Staff Training week in Brussels offered the perfect setting for the exchange of experiences, ideas, and collegiality among participants from 10 European countries.
Introducing EAEA’s annual theme 2023: ALE and green transition
The EAEA Sustainability Working Group had a very active year in 2022: not only did it prepare a webinar in the framework of the UNEP Stockholm+50 conference, a major international event on climate and the environment, but it also prepared EAEA’s 2023 annual theme on green transition. A concept paper developed by the working group sets out the main ideas for 2023.
Financing adult learning and education in Europe
EAEA is happy to introduce its background paper “Financing ALE in Europe”, prepared by EAEA’s Working Group on Financing ALE. Looking at the current financing levels of ALE in Europe, funding instruments as well as key trends and challenges in financing (e.g. Individual Learning Accounts and EdTech funding), the paper provides a 360-degree view on funding in European ALE and provides recommendations for its financial sustainability.