Arale-Database-General Public

How to raise awareness on adult education towards the general public?

The ARALE survey analysed awareness raising activities targeting the general public.





CroatiaAgency for Vocational Education and Training and Adult EducationLifelong Learning Week in CroatiaThe Agency organises and carries out the annual Lifelong Learning Week in Croatia. It promotes adult education by addressing the citizens directly. In 2013, the Agency organised the Lifelong Learning Week opening ceremony, International Literacy Day and Lifelong Learning Fair and co-organised two conferences.
DenmarkDFS/DAEALearning Saturday“Learning Saturday” is a one-day version of the Adult Learners´ Week. Its objectives are to make the broad spectrum of learning possibilities for adults known to a wider audience and to form local partnerships between adult education providers.
IrelandAONTAS : the National Adult Learning OrganisationAdult Learner´s FestivalThe Adult Learners’ Festival is a nationwide celebration of adult learning coordinated by AONTAS. Events are taking place nationwide, including anything from information sessions, taster workshops, sample lectures to small gatherings of people who love to learn.
NorwayNorwegian Association for Adult Learning (NAAL)Adult Learner’s WeekNAAL is the Norwegian coordinator of Adult Learners’ Week.
PortugalIn the city of Torres VedrasAndar na RuaThe Portuguese project “Andar na Rua” encourages citizens to walk in the streets together as a way to empower them and to give them ownership of the city while learning about it.
ScotlandSwapWestFormula MentoringThe project seeks to address engagement with adult learners from our most socially and economically deprived communities and their progression to “go one step up” with their education, using mentors.
SloveniaSlovenian Institute for Adult Education (SIAE)Lifelong Learning WeekThe Slovenian Institute for Adult Education work in close cooperation with about 30-35 regional and thematic coordinators, mainly adult education centers to organise the Lifelong Learning Week (LLW) in Slovenia every year since 1996.
The NetherlandsLearn for LifeAnnual Learning Festival“Learn for Life” is Annual Learning Festival in the Netherlands.