Challenges and opportunities of education for longer labour activity

Andraž Banfi, MSc, Public scholarship, development, disability and maintenance fund of the Republic of Slovenia

»There will certainly be a need to take action on older employees. That is why, in accordance with the publication of the Catalog, we conducted public management for senior employees. The professional courses offered at the Zavzeti ASI Workshops can help improve intergenerational cooperation…«

Adult education in secondary schools – for knowledge tailored to the needs of the labour market

Dr Klara Skubic Ermenc, University of Ljubljana, educator

»Achievement of learning outcomes can be verified by the implementation of the advocacy service, the preparation of the project or product with the defense. Recognizing that the participant will have to show actual knowledge to the employer or mentor, we will be more careful in planning and the results will be better.«

The role of adult education is increasingly recognised among employers

Andrej Šinkovec, driver of the Cavalier, participant in the course Mosaic of the Italian language for competent communication with clients

»I found it difficult to take the Italian course. I was worried about how it would go. Now I can show my knowledge in the field. Tourists are excited to be able to speak with them in their language. I’m glad I was able to learn something new.«

Annual Adult Education Conference – an intersection point of programmes, generations and values

Dr Vesna Vuk Godina, anthropologist

»The environment we live in has a significant impact on processes, such as education. Context, as we call it in anthropology, determines the results of each practice.«

What is coming up in the area of validation by 2030?

When planning the evaluation of competences by 2030, two key aspects are intertwined, namely the focus on standards on the one hand and the individual on the other, or the market perspective on the one hand, and the individual development perspective on the other.

European Vocational Skills Week this time in Vienna

Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility between 2014 and 2019

»Vocational education and training should be the first and not the second choice of young people (and adults).«




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