FuturelabAE online events
FuturelabAE project organised two online multiplier events on change-oriented adult education: “Empowerment for change” showcased adult learning in Slovakia. Change-oriented adult education: from a local perspective to a European dimension (A educação de adultos orientada para a mudança: de uma perspetiva local para uma dimensão europeia) presented Portuguese adult education practices.
Change-oriented adult education: from a local perspective to a European dimension
The event was organised by FuturelabAE-project partners and EPATV 8 July 2021 and held in Portuguese language. The event presented several local and community projects to reflect the importance of adult education in transforming learning communities and territories.
Professor Fátima Antunes from the Institute of Education of the University of Minho reminded there are still challenges we need to overcome to implement consistent public policies for adult education and to value the dimension of human and social development.
09:30 – 09:40 Welcome words
- Francisca Borges, EPATV
09:40 – 09:55 Presentation of the FutureLabAE project’s results
- Rosa Vieira, EPATV
09:55 – 11:50 Presentation of the Portuguese case examples
- 9:55 – 10:15 Associação PELE – Maria João Mota
- 10:15 – 10:35 «Som da Rua» – Jorge Prendas
- 10:35 – 10:55 «Giro» – Anna Silva
- 10:55 – 11:10 Break
- 11:10 – 11:30 «iCreate» – Vera Carvalho
- 11:30 – 11:50 «A avó veio trabalhar» (Grandma came to work) – Ângelo Campota
11:50 – 12:00 Let us talk about … (Q&A activity)
12:00 – 12:20 From a local perspective to a European dimension
- Prof. Fátima Antunes, University of Minho
12:20 – 12:30 Discussion, questions and answers
12:30 – 12:35 Closing notes
- Francisca Borges, EPATV
Empowerment for change – Practices and principles of change-oriented adult education
The seminar was organised by FuturelabAE-project partners and the Association of Adult Education Institutions in Slovakia (AIVD) 17 February 2021.
The seminar 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.
Moderator: Andrea Kutlíková
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?
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
- Oliver Šimko, luducrafts
We are passionate about how to motivate, engage and be effective in the most creative way! And have fun doing it!
- 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.
10.50 Coffee break
11:00 Linking Women in the Pursuit of Justice & Equality
- Tara Farrell, the CEO of Longford Women’s Link
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?
12.00 End of seminar