Informal and Non-formal Education

Sheherazade Pilots: Introducing storytelling for inclusion

Sheherazade is a Grundtvig Multilateral Project that wants to introduce storytelling and the use of storytelling techniques as an educational strategy and a pedagogical tool in formal and non-formal adult learning. The project focuses on the linguistic, interactive, performing, social and cultural aspects of stories and storytelling and will help adult learners gain communication skills, develop imagination and creativity, improve intercultural understanding and build competences for inclusion.

The International Council for Adult Education - 2013 Academy, Jordan September 1st, 2013

The ICAE Academy of Lifelong Learning Advocacy (IALLA) is an international training course on advocacy that intends to give emerging leaders in the field of adult education and social movements, the opportunity to acquire the skills to advocate for the right to adult learning and education and to consolidate ICAE as a global network committed to that end. This international course was held for the first time in 2004, in Norway, and since then, a total of six editions have taken place in Africa, Europe and Latin America.

Community-based Adult Education - "Tales from the Field"

This one-day participative event is presented by the University of Edinburgh and the University of Warwick. The aim is to generate discussion and debate on the key and important issue of community engagement and community-based adult education from a comparative perspective by drawing on theory and practice from Scotland, Canada and England.
 

Conference: Interrogating Sustainability in Adult Learning Policy - 1st Call for proposals

The ESREA Network in Policy Studies on Adult Education is happy to announce its II Conference: Interrogating Sustainability in Adult Learning Policy: European and Global Perspectives. The Conference will be hosted at Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark on 18-20 June 2014.

Scholars from all countries are invited to submit proposals. Proposals may relate to any part of the world, and to any topic related to policy in adult education and lifelong learning. The following themes are intended to inspire, rather than to set boundaries.

Adult learning in a distance education context: theoretical and methodological challenges

The seminar reports the findings of a recent research study aspiring  to unveil and illuminate some of the adult learning processes as well as the ‘fine-grained’ processes that are at work during the organization and delivery of the courses at the Open University, with the aim to underline the factors influencing these processes.  It has as its main units of analysis adult learners’ and their educators’ experiences and perceptions of adult learning in a distance education context and rests profoundly on a research framework that views certain programme elements as being vital in unveiling t

1st Call for proposals: Interrogating Sustainability in Adult Learning Policy: European and Global Perspectives

The ESREA Network in Policy Studies on Adult Education is happy to announce its II Conference: Interrogating Sustainability in Adult Learning Policy: European and Global Perspectives. The Conference will be hosted at Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark on 18-20 June 2014. The 1st Call for proposals is featured below and attached.

Building Lifelong Learning in conditions of closure and siege

Professor Elaydi will outline the specific conditions of Gaza, which are unique. Gaza is already a learning society with a range of formal provision in family and kindergarten projects, NGOs, schools and universities. Informal provision includes unions, religious institutions and local government learning centers. Yet the learning resources are grossly over stretched. Gaza has a dense population and few natural resources, outside of the people of Gaza who attend 27 institutions of Higher Education.

Freirean Rhizome issue 14

This fully refereed, electronic journal provides established and emerging scholars and practitioners, social movements and profesionals a space for critical and empirical analysis, like that elaborating proposal of issues central educational policies, curriculum reform, cultural and political actions, alternatives activities and pedagogy.

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