Importance of Adult Education

Adult education has been a fundamental part of further education and Life Long Learning for decades. It can be seen as a tool to remove illiteracy from society. It gives people a chance to increase their education after school has finished or besides their vocational education or professional development. In many European countries, Adult Education Read More …

Why do we use frameworks in education?

A framework is a particular set of rules, ideas, or beliefs which you use in order to deal with problems or to decide what to do[1].   Typical problems in education are: quality enhancement, needs and preconditions of learners, pedagogical concepts, structure of lessons (or courses) and other more. Teaching and learning frameworks are research-informed Read More …

What does “flipped” mean?

The flipped approach means active and self-directed learning, to “flip” the roles (Trainer ⇒ Facilitator, Learner ⇒ Self-determining adult) with self-responsibility for their learning (heutagogical approach). Heutagogy means self-determined learning. It is important that learners acquire both competencies and capabilities. Competency can be understood as proven ability in acquiring knowledge and skills (and attitudes), while Read More …

Project Launched

The Erasmus+ Project “Flipped Adult Education” will officially start with November 1, 2018. The “Flipped Adult Education” project FADE-in takes a look at the horizon of educational developments and takes in account the innovation of the last ten years. This causes to shift the training methods and training activities. Simple onsite teaching courses or technology Read More …