Fighting xenophobia through adult education
An article written by Gina Ebner, Secretary-General of the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA), has been posted on EPALE highlighting 5 ways through which xenophobia can me fought in adult education. The article is part of EPALE’s May theme: Migrants in Education.
You can read the article here.
STEAM education classroom examples
Turning STEM education into STEAM education, the A standing for Arts, will turn any classroom into a creative environment. In STEAM education, students find new ways to approach problems and are encouraged to create and use tools in innovative ways. STEAM education is rapidly spreading all over the world, therefore the School Education Gateway decided to highlight several projects.
The article can be found here.
GCLP call for applications
The Global Cultural Leadership Programe (GCLP) is looking for cultural leaders from EU Member States, Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, India, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, and the USA from different fields of culture. Participants will have the opportunity to improve cultural skills and develop collaborative learning and network building.
The programme will take place in Amsterdam, more information can be found here.
Join the webinar Make Adult Education Visible
On the 4th of June, the webinar: Make Adult Education Visible will take place. The webinar is designed to share ideas and experience of adult educators reaching out to mainstream media and highlight examples from the LEK-project curriculum testing. The webinar is free of charge however, registration is necessary.
Register before the 1st of June and find more information here.
Make your voice heard!
The EU is looking for you to give your view on the future of Europe. Through the online consultation you can express your concerns, hopes and expectations for the future of the EU. The online consultation was created by a Panel of citizens, who were randomly selected. The consultation is therefore completely by and for European citizens!
Find the consultation here.
The Mile Guide for working with migrants
The Mile Guide is a guide addressed to adult educations working with various groups of migrants, both from inside and outside the European Union. The guide is a practical resource for educators seeking ways to effectively support people in mobility.
More information and the guide can be found here.
Results poll on assessment of learning
Results from the March poll on the assessment of learning in secondary schools has been published. The results examine each answer of the questionnaire and provides a conclusion based on these answers as well.
The results and conclusion can be read here.
Introduce robotics in your classroom!
The use of educational robotics as teaching tools encourages students in guided discovery, problem-posing and solving, and working in groups. The toolkit provides teachers with ideas on how to introduce educational robotics in their lesson plan.
More information and the toolkit itself can be found here.
Prepared by Tessa Verheij