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6 settembre 2017

Adult education, discover 8 outstanding success stories

The European Commission recently selected 8 successful adult education projects, based on their contribution to European policy priorities and their possible interest for other organisations and the wider public. Take a peak for inspiration.

  1. Live and Learn – audiovisual stories of adult education (link is external) produced videos portraying adult learners and their story, alongside innovative teaching methods of educators in non-formal adult education. The purpose was to raise awareness about adult education and increase participation.
  2. PROMETHEUS offers many research findings, tools and material to career counsellors and guidance practitioners to provide support for the current priority of ‘re-skilling’ or ‘up-skilling’ adults.
  3. OER uptake in adult education institutions set up a training course to support adult education trainers to find, create and use Open Educational Resources (OER) in their daily work.
  4. Valorize High Skilled Migrants improved the soft skills (interpersonal, communication, social skills) of migrants looking for work or working in low-qualified jobs. The team provided soft-skill evaluation and training and helped the migrants develop an e-Portfolio and a video CV that demonstrates those skills.
  5. Key competencies for Lifelong Learning in education of seniors created a curriculum for seniors to improve their interpersonal, English and digital competencies.
  6. NO LIMIT supported adults with disabilities to develop their digital and entrepreneurial skills to encourage their talents in arts, crafts and other services.
  7. Active citizenship Ambassadors used autobiographical methodologies with women over 50 who are involved in volunteering and active citizenship. The objective was give skills acquired in both non-formal and informal settings value and to foster active engagement in civil society of younger generations.
  8. GenderStrat4EQuality: Train-the-gendertrainer! established European quality standards for gender equality training and developed strategies for moving forward in this field.


If you would like to discover more, browse the Erasmus+ Project Results Platform and the success stories will always appear first, whatever your research topic!


Source: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/erasmus-plus/news/20170627-discover-8-outstanding-success-stories_en