Adult education and continuing education – lifelong learning
Adult education and training in Europe. Widening access to learning opportunities.
"Through a comprehensive overview of policies and data related to the renewed European agenda for adult learning, this Eurydice report aims to support the exchange of policy and practice between countries. The report concentrates on measures to ensure that the most vulnerable groups of adult learners, in particular those with low basic skills or insufficient qualifications, have appropriate access to lifelong [...]
The education system in the Federal Republic of Germany: Adult education and training
The document, an excerpt from the report on the education system in the Federal Republic of Germany, outlines the historical development of adult education in Germany, and the legal framework of continuing and adult education since reunification. Specific emphasis lies on the promotion of Lifelong Learning. PDF-file.
document from: Ständige Konferenz der Kultusminister der Länder in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (KMK)
Institutions and projects
German Institute for Adult Education – Leibniz Centre for Lifelong Learning
The German Institute for Adult Education (DIE) is a central forum for the fields of science and practice in the area of continuing education in Germany. In its capacity as a service institute for the field of research, the DIE acts as a go-between for research and the field of practice in the area of adult education, supplying the foundations for research orientated towards the field of practice while developing [...]
Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training
The Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB) is a nationally and internationally recognized centre of excellence for research into and development of initial and continuing vocational education and training. The aims of its research, development and counselling work are to identify future tasks of vocational education and training, to promote innovation in national and international [...]
iMOVE - International Marketing of Vocational Education
iMOVE is an initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), with offices at the Federal Institute for Vocational Training (BIBB) in Bonn. The objective is to promote international collaboration and the initiation of cooperation and business relationships in vocational training and continuing education.
Further reference sources
Information on occupations (BIBB)
The Federal Institute for Vocational Education (BIBB) provides this website where occupation profiles can be retrieved.Thhe information includes a database of occupations and new regulations in the field of vocational education and training.
Short Facts about Adult Education/Continuing Education in Germany
The website lists facts concerning the system of (adult and continuing) education in Germany, basic facts, actors and institutions, funding and availability.
Adult education systems, policy, legislation and key providers: Germany
The reports are divided into two sections, Policy and Politics´ gives an overview of the key policy currently in force, and also outlines the main legislation or political situation in the country. Structure and Providers´ gives more detailed information on the specific structure of organisation, and also outlines the main adult education providers, including non-formal learning, NGOs, e-learning and [...]
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