GRUNDTVIG supports NGO co-operation in 31 countries. GRUNDTVIG supports ADULT LEARNING in 31 countries.
.. a vital component of lifelong learning policies, and essential to competitiveness and employability, social inclusion, active citizenship and personal development across Europe.However, greater efforts are needed to ensure even more adults participate in learning activities throughout their lives.
Adult learning according to European policy is:
Lisbon strategy and memorandum on lifelong learning - 2000
Communication on Adult Learning:”It is never too late to learn” – October 2006
Action Plan on Adult Learning: ”It is always a good time to learn” – September 2007
Implementation of Action Plan 2012 gennemWorking group + 5 focus groups - conferences
You can work with: policy and part of the European Commission’s Programme for Lifelong Learning
27 EU Member States
3 EFTA/EEA countries
The aim of the Grundtvig programme is to address the teaching and learning needs of institutions and individuals involved in adult education.
Adults over 25 and 16-24 year olds not in initial education.
• Emphasis on vulnerable social groups
Small scale projects
Projects applied for in Bruxelles
Through Grundtvig, the European Commission provides funding to promote exchange of experiences, to improve the quality and accessibility to learning provisions plus to foster mobility in Europe in the area of adult education.
Grundtvig is open to all kinds of institutions and organisations, whether working in formal, non-formal or informal adult education.
These include institutions, associations, counselling organisations, information services, policy-making bodies and others involved in lifelong learning and adult education at local, regional and national levels, such as NGOs, enterprises, voluntary groups and research centres.
This means that:
Some applications should be sent to National Agencies (31) Other applications should be sent to the Executive Agency in Bruxelles
In-Service Training Courses
Visits & Exchanges
Small scale projects:
Senior Volunteering Projects
Preparatory Visits (to prepare a project)
Grundtvig Contact Seminars (to find partners for a project)
Applications sent to own country’s National Agency
3 activity types:
Multilateral Projects (product oriented)
Applications sent to Executive Agency in Bruxelles
Possibilities are there. Now action is needed! policy and part of the European Commission’s Programme for Lifelong Learning
Professional and pedagogical exchange for teachers and management
Learners take active part in the transeuropean co-operation through producing prosters and an intercultural calendar
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Guldborgsund Sprog- og Integrationscenter
Sink og SWIM - Succeed with in-college Mentoring
Cultural Awareness Fosters European Adults' Lifelong Learning
PILGWAY The Pilgrim Way: A Route to Cultural and Social Integration in Europe
Sport as a Mean to Integrate and Motivate
European fire celebrations
SUITCASE – Sharing and understanding of identity through culture, art and self-expression
European Women between tradition and transition- intercultural Exchange of Female Life Concepts
ARTSCENTRA - Sharing Cultural Enrichment Through the Arts
Active European Seniors for Active European Citizenchip - Awareness,Training, Empowerment,Participation
Aristic Exercises as Didactic Support in Adult Education
Entrepreneurial competences of teachers
Feel like a migrant – multicultural approach in teaching
Easy to join education: Inclusion for all!
EduCoRe : Educational Counselling during Rehabilitation
The virtual Anti-Violence-Campus at Second Life
Senior Intergenerational Social Capital
My opinion, my vote
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Executive Agency in Bruxelles: