Seminar on change-oriented adult education

On 17 February 2021 FuturelabAE project has organised an online seminar “Empowerment for change – Practices and principles of change-oriented adult education”

The seminar has clarified the concept of change oriented adult education, showcased change oriented adult education practices and tools, and gave a chance to reflect how adult education can take a more proactive role in the times of the covid-19-pandemic and the digital transformation of our society.

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The seminar was organised by FuturelabAE-project partners and the Association of Adult Education Institutions in Slovakia (AIVD).

February 17, 2021 9:00-12.00 CET
Moderator: Andrea Kutlíková

Programme

09:00 Welcome words

  • Regina Ebner, Secretary General of the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA)
  • Klaudius Šilhár, president of Association of Adult Education Institutions in Slovakia (AIVD)

09:15 What is change-oriented adult education and why do we need it?

  • Jyri Manninen, Professor of Adult and Continuing Education, University of Eastern Finland
    What is change-oriented adult education? How and by whom the need for change (peaceful or radical) is defined? What kind of learning is change-oriented?

Jyri Manninen’s presentation (pdf)

09:45 Gallery walk / inspiration and tasting of change-oriented adult education

  • Laco Oravec, [fjúžn]
    Presentation and discussion of festival of new minorities, foreigners and other minority groups that make up a diverse society

Laco Oravec’s presentation (pdf)

  • Oliver Šimko, luducrafts
    We are passionate about how to motivate, engage and be effective in the most creative way! And have fun doing it!

Oliver Šimko’s presentation (pdf)

  • Dušan Martinčok, Zrejme
    How to contribute to intergenerational cooperation and dialogue, integration of the eldery people into the family, community and society. The topic of aging, regardless of gender or skin color, concerns us all.

Dušan Martinčok’s presentation (pdf)

10.50 Coffee break

11:00 Linking Women in the Pursuit of Justice & Equality

Tara Farrell’s presentation (pdf)

11:20 Discussion in break out rooms: How adult education can take a more proactive role in the times of pandemic and the digital transformation of our society?

11:45 Conclusions

12.00 End of seminar

Empowerment for change programme (pdf)

 

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