Greece has a long and rich history of adult education, which is met by recent emerging policies on lifelong learning. Nevertheless, participation in adult learning remains relatively low, with only 4.5%. Greece is on its way to validate more non-formal learning approaches, which could also increase the recognition of adult education and motivate more learners to engage in continuing education.
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Greece 2021Download category as PDF
Posted: 2021-12-21 / Category: Greece 2021 / Tags: advocacy sustainable development digital skills vocational funding covid-19
According to EAEA’s members, adult learning and education in Greece has been overlooked and there is a unidirectional emphasis on vocational education. Other key areas of adult learning do not receive enough attention. EAEA’s members stress that q...
According to the received responses, he biggest challenge for adult learning and education in Greece is its subjugated position compared to vocational training. Other challenges are low levels of participation, lack of systematic and long...
Greece 2020Download category as PDF
Posted: 2020-11-23 / Category: Greece 2020 / Tags: digital skills vulnerable learners funding covid-19
While Dafni Kek focuses on online education for the less advantaged, the Hellenic Education Association (HAEA) advocates for liberal adult learning and education, in times where vocationalism has become the norm. Neither organisation is not suppor...
The main challenge adult education providers are facing are the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many seminars and conferences were postponed and had to be moved to a digital environment. The crisis had deteriorating financial consequences f...
2019Download category as PDF
Posted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags:
The adult education sector has been allotted new funding by the new government, and thanks to Erasmus+ projects, Greece’s organisations are addressing several adult learning strategies to enhance the level of awareness of the citizens. Moreover, t...
The past couple of years have been rather challenging for the Greek educational sector due to lack of well-organized state strategies. For more than two years there was no appointed Secretary General for Lifelong Learning. Furthermore, in the past...
The Greek government made a commitment to the implementation of the goal 4 of the SDGs by setting the “promotion of high quality, inclusive education” as a priority in the educational field. Therefore, the EAEA members in the country are working o...
As identified by EAEA members in Greece, promotion of lifelong learning needs to be in the centre of attention of the government and adult education providers. In that regard, several areas need to be considered:
● Inclusion of social...