07.06.2023 Media release

EAEA Grundtvig Award 2023 highlights best practices in the green transition

EAEA has awarded adult education projects in its 20th annual Grundtvig Awards. This year’s award celebrated Adult Learning and the Green Transition.

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17.05.2023 advocacy

European Education Area: Let the EU know about the implementation in your country!

Throughout 2023 and until mid-2024, the European Union will review the state of implementation of the European Education Area, including policy initiatives and strategies in adult learning and education. National reports will play a central role in the review process: this is where you can have a say! Let the European Union know which impact the European Education Area has had in your country!

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09.05.2023 inclusion, key competences, lifelong learning, validation

Valorisation of motherhood skills as asset for empowerment and professional development of women

The MOVE-UP project intends to develop a flexible and quality upskilling pathway for unemployed women who are dedicating most of their time and efforts to the role of mother and who are in need to (re) join education activities and the job market.

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08.05.2023 advocacy, skills

European Year of Skills starts on 9 May 2023

The European Year of Skills will start officially on 9 May 2023 and will run until 8 May 2024. The thematic year aims to promote the visibility and uptake of further education and training in adult life and provides a unique opportunity for stakeholders to engage in discussions, learn from each other, and promote work in the field of skills development across Europe.

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08.05.2023 advocacy, Learning mobility

Quality first: for accessible and inclusive learning mobility schemes for adult learners

EAEA’s new statement says that more needs to be done at the EU and national levels to give adult learners access to learning mobility. Learning mobility is essential for the development of new skills, the promotion of health and well-being, the strengthening of European solidarity, cohesion, and democracy, and the motivation to learn.

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24.04.2023 advocacy, engaging new learners, inclusion

For a European paid training leave

The European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) calls for more inclusive and effective paid training leave schemes that can be exercised transnationally across the EU to increase participation in adult learning.

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31.03.2023 jobs

We’re hiring an Administration and Finance Coordinator

Are you interested in working with us? We are hiring a full-time Administration and Finance Coordinator to join our motivated team in Brussels.

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22.03.2023 Education in emergencies, Solidarity

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.

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16.03.2023 Bildung, life skills, skills

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.

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14.03.2023 inclusion, projects, SAFE

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.

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