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Developments: The negative effects of the pandemic still applyPosted: 2022-12-22 / Category: Switzerland 2022 / Tags: sustainable development covid-19 CONFINTEA
According to the Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SVEB), the situation of adult learning and education in Switzerland has slightly improved in comparison to last year. The Covid-19 pandemic brought some challenges but the situation is slowly a...
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Developments: Civil society holds strongPosted: 2020-11-23 / Category: Switzerland 2020 / Tags:
Although the pandemic complicated many aspects and deteriorated the situation of adult education in Switzerland, it was also an opportunity to rethink priorities and move provision digital. EAEA’s member SVEB continues to communicate about public...
Challenges: Public initiatives are needed to increase participation in adult learningPosted: 2020-11-23 / Category: Switzerland 2020 / Tags: participation accessibility covid-19
The main challenge remains the access to and the participation in lifelong learning, guaranteeing equity for all. Participation in adult learning and education is heavily depending on formal qualification, employment status, age, migration status...
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Switzerland introduction 2019Posted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags: non-formal learning basic skills leisure education low-qualified
Over the last year much of the changes in adult education in Switzerland has been focused on basic skills however, these changes have had a limited impact, and despite promotion and outreach participation rates remain low, especially amongst those...
Links to EU and international policy in Switzerland 2019Posted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags: advocacy sustainable development non-formal learning formal learning
In Switzerland the Strategy for Sustainable Development (2016-2019) has been brought in which specifically relates to all 17 of the Sustainable Development Goals. In addition to this there are a number of initiatives designed specifically to imple...
Challenges and recommendations in SwitzerlandPosted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags: citizenship employability research funding
SVEB hopes that the future of adult education does not reduce adult learning to employability and job market integration, and that the Swiss government does more to recognise the value of skills and learning opportunities that are not employment s...
Recent developments in SwitzerlandPosted: 2020-01-09 / Category: 2019 / Tags: basic skills vulnerable learners digital_skills participation
Recently, thanks to the enactment of the Federal Act on Continuing Education and Training, some Switzerland federal states have adapted existing and new policies, mainly in the field of basic skills promotion. According to a shadow report of civil...