Investing in Skills Pays Off: the economic and social cost of low-skilled adults in the EU
CEDEFOP study had been made and it seeks to provide a comprehensive and robust evidence base in relation to low-skilled adults in the European Union. It analyses trends in low skills among adults as well as characteristics, determinants, and risks of being low-skilled.
Results turned out to be pretty fascinating. Click on this link if you want to read more.
Upskilling Pathways – New learning opportunities for adults
Almost 70 million people in Europe have trouble reading, writing, making simple calculations or using a computer. The new Upskilling Pathways initiative will provide a fresh start to people in need of basic skills development through tailored learning offers and skills assessments to help them acquire a minimum level of literacy, numeracy, and digital skills and/or a broader set of skills. Learn more about the Upskilling Pathways in the leaflet and find out how you can get involved.
Be an ASEM Young Diplomat and meet your Foreign Minister in Myanmar!
Interested in International Relations? Always wanted to be a diplomat?
At the #ModelASEM8 you can acquire practical training on essential diplomacy skills.
The Model ASEM series organised by ASEF is unique as it takes place in conjunction with official ASEM FMMs and hence provides you with a golden opportunity to personally interact with your Foreign Minister and government officials and/or of other ASEM countries.
Get more information and apply here.
Over 1300 Erasmus Mundus scholarships awarded for 2017
An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD), is a prestigious, integrated, international study programme, jointly delivered by an international consortium of higher education institutions.
1345 students from the world have been awarded such an amazing opportunity of getting EU-funded scholarships to begin Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degrees this autumn. Maybe you are going to be the next one?
You can found out more information about it here.
Nordplus 2017 application round!
In 2017 and 2018 Nordplus is highlighting the theme of integration in education and therefore encouraging applications aiming at education and training for refugees and immigrants within all educational sectors and for all Nordplus programmes.
The project is based on the knowledge and experience the participating organisations and volunteers have within the Red Cross Refugee guide program targeting newly settled refugees for better integration in local society and language learning.
The next call for the project is 1st of February 2018. Don’t miss out!
You can find more information about it here.
5 Reasons Why You Need Informal Learning
Learning is a natural process. Formal learning strategies, like classroom-based training, provide structured content, but they don’t allow learners the freedom to make organic discoveries. If you want to bring deep learning opportunities to your workforce you’re going to have to look beyond the confines of the conference room and make room for informal learning!
You can read about all benefits of informal learning here.
Prepared by Emilija Ardzevičiūtė