Adult education centres in Saarland, Germany: education for all
Adult education practice in Europe

An overview of the work of adult education centres in Saarland, Germany; this course will focus on the importance of the social significance of adult education centres and the challenges they face.

Lead: VHS Landesverband Saarland

Length: 1,5 hours

Start date: Tuesday 29th September 2015, 13:00 CEST (12noon BST, 11am GMT) 

Education methodologies: recognition and validation of competences in Portugal
Adult education practice in Europe

A session to present methodological assumptions that allow the recognition, validation and certification of competencies acquired by adults in formal, informal and non-formal contexts.


Length: 1 hour

Start date: Tuesday 21st July 2015

Adult education centres in Europe: schools that empower
Adult education practice in Europe

A look at three folk high schools in Sweden and how their work relates to challenges in society:

  1. Kvinnofolkhögskolan - with a strong connection to women's and feminist movements.
  2. Agnesbergs folkhögskola - a school for the Roma community.
  3. Spinneriet – a school of urban art and hip hop.


Length: 2.5 hours

Start date: Monday 13th July - Sunday 19th July 2015

Adult Learners' Week: a festival of learning!
Adult education practice in Europe

A session on Adult Learners’ Week, including national adult learning activities in the UK that take place throughout May and June.


Length: 1.5 hours

Start date: Tuesday 7th July 2015