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Posts tagged with ‘adult education’

  • Sweden plans to scrap Swedish for Immigrants courses for adult education

    The Swedish government wants to put an end to the state-run Swedish for Immigrants courses (SFI), proposing on Tuesday that the courses get taken over by the municipal adult education programme (Komvux) instead. “By moving SFI into continuing adult education, it will become easier to adjust Swedish language education to each student and combine the studies with work and internships,” […]
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  • OECD Skills Outlook 2013: First Results from the Survey of Adult Skills

    This first OECD Skills Outlook presents the initial results of the Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), which evaluates the skills of adults in 24 countries. It provides insights into the availability of some of the key skills and how they are used at work and at home. A major component is the direct assessment of key information-processing skills: literacy, numeracy […]
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  • UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning publishes the Second Global Report on Adult Learning and Education

    The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is pleased to announce the publication of its Second Global Report on Adult Learning and Education – Rethinking Literacy. The first GRALE was published in December 2009 to coincide with the Sixth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VI). The outcome document of that conference, the Belém Framework for Action, which was adopted by 144 UNESCO Member […]
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  • MEP Nevedalova calls on the Adult Education community not to give up!

    The report by the European Parliament on the Communication “Rethinking Education” has been sucessfully voted in the Committee for Culture and Education. EAEA interviewed MEP Katarina Nevedalova (S&D), as a rapporteur of the report, on her views on non-formal (adult) education and the key challenges for the Communication in her view. EAEA: What do you believe are the key challenges that should be […]
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