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The promise of Validation of Prior Learning (VPL) as the motor of social and economic change

Apr 16, 2014

The 1st Validation of Prior Learning VPL Biennale was held at Inholland University, Rotterdam, from 9 to 11 April 2014. More than 200 participants from European countries, themore

Learning Cities in Germany

Apr 11, 2014

The German initiative “Lernen vor Ort” (LvO) [“learning where you live”] was launched in 2009 by the German Ministry of Education and Research with the support of the European Commission.more

Reinforcing non-formal education capacities in Mali

Apr 10, 2014

Within the framework of its CapEFA Programme UNESCO provides focused support to the government of Mali to reinforce the country’s capacities in the training of educators (formation des enseignants) with a view to achieving the EFA goals. more

New UIL project to assess the “Impact of Distance Education on Adult Learning” (IDEAL)

Apr 04, 2014

Increasing the participation of adult learners in higher education is an important objective in European education policy. At the same time, higher education institutions are diversifying their services to reach out to adult learners. One form of such outreach are distance education programmes.more

Ybycui, Paraguay’s first Learning City

Apr 04, 2014

During the International Conference of Learning Cities, held in October 2013 in Beijing, the participants adopted the Beijing Declaration on Building Learning Cities and committed themselves to advancing the development of learning cities. more

Wider Benefits of Lifelong Learning

Mar 25, 2014

The EU-funded project ‘Wider Benefits of Lifelong Learning (BeLL)’ was launched in November 2011, coordinated by the German Institute for Adult Education – Leibniz Centre for Lifelong Learning (DIE).more

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