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.
Typical problems in education are quality enhancement, needs and preconditions of learners, pedagogical concepts, structure of lessons (or courses) and others. Teaching and learning frameworks are research-informed models for course design that help instructors align learning goals with classroom activities, create motivating and inclusive environments, and integrate assessments into learning.
For trainers and educators´ frameworks are a help for their teaching. The combination of scientifically researched knowledge and the empirical (or practical) experience of trainers pioneering new approaches to training are a great impact to the teaching community.
The FADE-in project compiles exactly these two items to create a modern multimedia-based guide to “Flipped Adult Education”.
Frameworks used in the FADE-in Project:
- The European quality benchmark for online, open and flexible education e-xcellence
This framework was created for universities, nevertheless it can be adapted for the creation of flipped adult education courses
- The DigiComp framework for citizens
This framework was developed by the JRC (Joint Research Center) of the European Commission.
 Colins English Dictionary