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02.12.2020 access, EAEA Grundtvig Award 2020, Outreach

Improving employment for vulnerable people through basic digital skills

Digital Basics & Code Program provides a streamlined path to employment through digital skills training and the facilitation of professional work experience. The programme participated in EAEA Grundtvig Award 2020 on Outreach and Access.

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25.11.2020 access, EAEA Grundtvig Award 2020, Outreach

Learning digital skills starts in communities

Digital Champions for Community Success used a bottom-up approach and direct action in communities to help people to gain practical digital skills and to enhance their life chances. The initiative participated in EAEA Grundtvig Award 2020 on Outreach and Access.

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18.11.2020 access, EAEA Grundtvig Award 2020, Outreach

Inclusion of less-involved adults in learning through a learner-centered approach

The main principle of the ‘Development of key competences in Estonian non-formal education centres and folk high schools’ initiative is to always put the learner in the center of activities and offer individual support. The initiative participated in EAEA Grundtvig Award 2020 on Outreach and Access.

 

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17.11.2020 access, advocacy

New paper explores access to adult learning in rural areas

EAEA has published a new background paper on access to adult learning in rural areas. The paper aims to raise awareness of the barriers and challenges that rural adults face,  as well as the necessity for adult education providers and policy-makers to always take into consideration their unique context and needs.

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11.11.2020 access, EAEA Grundtvig Award 2020, Outreach

Improving social integration of people with disabilities through digital and ICT skills

The principle of the IDA project is to always start from the needs of the people with disabilities. “It is not about doing something FOR them, but WITH them, says Régis Alvin, the coordinator of the IDA project. IDA participated in Grundtvig Award 2020 on Outreach and Access and was recognized as a highly-commendable initiative.

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04.11.2020 access, EAEA Grundtvig Award 2020, Outreach

Fostering a city-wide culture of learning

“The Citizens’ University as an idea did not come by chance,” – says Dimitris Deligiannis about the “Citizens’ University of Larissa,” the initiative which won the Grundtvig Award 2020 on Outreach and Access in Adult Learning. “It is the result of a strong political will to implement actions based on the humanitarian principles of Lifelong Learning as a response to the recent economic and social crisis.”

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28.10.2020 prison education, SkillHubs

SkillHUBS leads the way: New recommendations address the problems of the current prison education system

MEDIA RELEASE. A successful conference and the release of inspiring policy recommendations mark the end of the SkillHUBS project.

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02.10.2020 access, EAEA Grundtvig Award 2020, Outreach

EAEA awarded outreach and access in adult education

MEDIA RELEASE. This year, EAEA’s Grundtvig Award called for good practices on outreach and access in adult education. The award goes to Citizen’s University of Larissa in Greece.

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29.09.2020 advocacy, financing

Let’s use the Recovery and Resilience Facility for Adult Learning and Education!

EAEA welcomes the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF), which was presented on 17 September 2020. The RRF will provide a total of €672.5 billion to support investment and reforms, and one of the flagships is Re- and Upskilling. This is a great opportunity to strengthen and invest in adult learning and education (ALE) in Europe. 

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16.09.2020 advocacy, LLL interest group, sustainability

“Sustainability is not only about the environment”

In a vibrant online discussion on 16 September 2020, stakeholders from education, environment and development sectors gathered with European decision-makers to take stock of the role of education to build sustainable societies. The meeting, which was moderated by LLLP Secretary-General Giuseppina Tucci, focused on how education and lifelong learning can contribute to sustainable development not only from an economic, environment point of view but also social.

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