Today, 26th of February, in Bucharest, takes place the EPALE Conference. It’s main discussion topics are adult education in Romania, continuing vocational training, legislation in the field, priorities and challenges identified in adult education and lifelong learning.
The conference is organized by the National Authority for Qualifications(ANC) and aims to promote EPALE platform, an electronic platform for adult education in Europe. The event is organized within the project “National EPALE Support Service for Romania”, no. 556787-EPP-1-2014-1-RO-EPPKA2-EPALE-NSS funded by the European Commission through the Executive Agency for Education, Culture and Audiovisual, the ERASMUS + Programme.
The EPALE platform objective is to improve the delivery and quality of adult education in Europe, to establish a strong pan-european sector of adult education and enable adult education professionals to meet the needs of adults. EPALE addresses to trainers, teachers, researchers, academics, policy makers and professionals in the field of adult education in Europe.
Rodica Pana, the Managing Director from CPIP, used the conference as an opportunity to disseminate our project EIS-ALP (European Induction Support for Adult Learning Professionals) and MLEARN (Training teachers to use mobile (hand held) technologies within mainstream school education). More information about the EIS-ALP project can already be found on the EPALE platform by accessing the following link: http://ec.europa.eu/epale/en/blog/right-competencies-improve-prison-education.