Adult education in Austria is characterised by a high degree of institutional diversity, where learning provision takes place across NGOs, enterprises and associations. The participation in adult education in Austria is rather high and above the EU average. Corresponding to the need of upskilling, in the past Austria has launched several policy frameworks and projects to improve access to education; especially for the more socio-economically disadvantaged persons.
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Posted: 2020-11-18 / Category: Austria 2020 / Tags: sustainable development validation vulnerable learners
In Austria two of the members have responded to this year’s survey: The Association of Austrian Adult Education Centers (VöV) is the coordination center for the federal and regional associations with over 270 adult education centers, while...
The COVID-19 crisis has been the definite challenge of the last year. It has brought many providers closer to bankruptcy. It has also revealed that digital learning and access to adult education is less accessible for people who are socially and g...
2019Download category as PDF
Posted: 2019-12-20 / Category: 2019 / Tags: advocacyRecently, the Austrian government has introduced a number of new policies; their main objective is to boost digital competencies, particularly in enterprise and the adult education sector. In the past year, adult education organisations have set up...
Posted: 2019-12-20 / Category: 2019 / Tags:
At the moment the educational sphere is focusing mostly on digitalisation. The Pact for Digital Competence, created using the Digital Competence Framework, is aiming to involve many different actors in developing a wider Austrian strategy on adult...
The Sustainable Development Goals are at the core of many Austrian national political strategies concerning inclusive and quality education for all. Sustainability is the main theme within the nation-wide programme for adult education centres. Whi...
Posted: 2019-12-20 / Category: 2019 / Tags:Working on digitalisation and democratic education will continue to be the main challenge, and thus focus, for all stakeholders involved.