Posts tagged with "advocacy"

  • Austria introduction

    Recently, 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...
  • Links to EU and international policy in Switzerland 2019

    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: New adult education law on the way

    The adult education sector and the Armenian Lifelong learning League were significantly affected by the pandemic, as the majority of contracts were terminated. One of the challenges for the upcoming year will be raising public awareness of the COV...

  • Developments: Lack of terminology and recognition for adult education

    In the last year, many organisations left the umbrella organisation The Association of Adult Education Institutions in Slovakia (AIVD) in Slovakia, because of the COVID-19 crisis. AIVD faced several challenges in the last year and their funding si...

  • Developments: Adult learning is viewed as part of vocational education

    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...

  • Developments: Educational inequality has increased

    Our Irish member, AONTAS- Ireland's National Adult Learning Organisation, observes a slight deterioration on the current situation of adult learning and education in Ireland.

    Educational disadvantage and inequality have been exacerbate...

  • Challenges: ALE remains focused on vocational training and education

    CSO’s focus areas for 2022 will be media literacy, environmental heritage, civil democracy, and promotion of adult learning. CSO is advocating for a better representation and visibility of adult learning and urges the government to include ALE in...

  • Challenges: Lack of consistency in adult education policies

    One of the main challenges in Portugal is reaching people with low basic skills. There is an urgent demand for the implementation of the National Plan for Adult Literacy which is has not yet been implemented.

    In the near future, low-skil...

  • Developments: Slovenian Presidency highlighted adult education

    The Slovenian Institute for Adult Education (SIAE) , communicates that althought adult education was strongly affected by the COVID-19 epidemic in 2020/21, the ALE situation has generally improved in Slovenia.

    The National Master Pl...