Adult education is provided in schools and training centres across the different regions of Belgium. In the past years participation in adult education has remained at 8%, which is below the European average. As a leading digitalised country, adult education organisations in Belgium will continue to promote digital skills and literacy to ensure that all learners have access to adult education.
Belgium country reports
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Posted: 2020-11-19 / Category: Belgium 2020 / Tags: european pillar of social rights
Lire et Ecire, an organization that mainly focuses on literacy and numeracy stated that the situation of adult education in Belgium stayed the same to the previous year. Socius, an organization that mainly targets socio-cultural adult work within...
Absorbing the consequences of the pandemic will be one of the main challenges for the adult education sector in Belgium. The sector and the work of Socius have been significantly affected by the global pandemic. As a consequence of the pandemic, S...
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In the French-speaking part of Belgium the adult education sector is dedicating most of its efforts to several challenging areas, ranging from professional training to social inclusion issues. One of the themes on the agenda of local authorities a...
Posted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags: literacy
The question of literacy is one of the most important issues for the French-speaking Belgian community. In Belgium literacy for adults is fragmented and exists within the frameworks of a number of policies (social integration, education, labour, c...
With their literacy initiatives and advocacy work for clearer and more efficient literacy policies, Belgian EAEA member, Lire et écrire, supports the implementation of the Upskilling Pathways initiative.
In the field of literacy adult education, there are several challenges that need the attention of administrative bodies. First of all, offers of learning opportunities have been shortened due to the bureaucratic burden linked to the ongoing assess...