Posts tagged with "participation"

  • Croatia introduction

    Croatia still faces the challenge of one of the lowest rates of participation in adult education. In order to deal with this, the government has focused its efforts into strengthening the provision of vocational and professional training for adult...

  • Lithuania introduction

    Lithuania keeps fighting the low levels of adult participation in learning by working on re-structuring its educational system and offering more opportunities in professional development for adults. 

  • Recent developments in the Netherlands

    Even though the Netherlands has one of the highest percentages of adults involved in learning, increasing the participation of adults in education remains on the national and regional agenda. In 2019, the Dutch cabinet, in cooperation with social...

  • Recent developments in Poland

    In Poland, the Ministry of National Education is currently addressing a “National Skills Strategy for Poland”. In February 2019, our member organisation took part in the OECD Strategy Assessment Workshop, this was a workshop designed for stakehold...

  • Portugal introduction

    In recent years there have been important initiatives in the field of non-formal adult education that are striving to address such issues as low literacy level among adults and low levels of participation of adults in education. The new developmen...

  • Challenges and recommendations in Portugal

    One of the main challenges that adult education organisations are facing nowadays in Portugal is lack of steady and solid funding. Irregular and insufficient funding can affect the capacity of adult education institutions, weakening their outreach...

  • Recent developments in Switzerland

    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...

  • Challenges and recommendations in Turkey

    Turkey’s adult education sector is still facing low participation rates, and struggling to bring adults from disadvantaged backgrounds into education. EAEA members in the country point out the importance of strengthening cooperation among stakehol...

  • Challenges: Public initiatives are needed to increase participation in adult learning

    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...