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Author: Zoltan Szabo

EBSN’s annual conference and general assembly go online in November

Considering to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Executive Committee of EBSN and the Slovakian partners decided in March to postpone the conference to the end of November, 2020.  The continued spread of the coronavirus and the current limitations and uncertainties regarding international traveling and possibilities of organizing international events in 2020, EBSN’s Executive Committee (EC) ...
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EBSN Annual Conference in Bratislava postponed

We would like to announce that after considering the current situation with the Slovakian organizers regarding the coronavirus, our annual conference and general assembly are postponed. The new date is 25-27 November 2020. Please find relevant details, updates and program-related information on the conference’s page by following this link: EBSN general assembly and annual conference 2020.
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EBSN in Online Courses on Workplace Basic Skills and Family Literacy

In their joint Capacity Building Series framework EBSN and EPALE launched two additional online courses, one in the field of workplace basic skills, and another in family literacy. The courses were based on the respective open education resources that were published at the end of September (Workplace Basic Skills: Policy and Practice; Family Literacy Interventions: Policy and Practice). Both cours...
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EBSN Online Courses on EPALE: Workplace basic skills & Family literacy policy and practice

The EBSN EPALE Team is glad to announce its second and third online course for policy-makers, experts and other professionals who have a stake in basic skills policy and are currently engaged in the implementation of the Upskilling Pathways recommendation. The two current MOOCs are addressing the policy level of basic skills provision in the context of the Upskilling Pathways by focusing on how Me...
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Two online discussions early October in the Capacity Building Series of EBSN on EPALE

We are glad announce that in the next phase of EBSN’s Capacity Building Series two thematic online discussions will be available on EPALE: workplace basic skills learning between 7-8 October and family literacy between 9-10 October. The consecutive online events aim at generating discussion around two of the highlighted topics of the Capacity Building Series to explore the experiences from practic...
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Online discussion: Critical digital and media literacy

EBSN is glad to announce that the next online discussion in the framework of Capacity Building Series on Epale is scheduled at the end of August with the title: Critical digital and media literacy.  Digital skills and competences are today increasingly seen as a significant part of basic skills. There are a number of initiatives that aim at conceptualising and defining digital skills and comp...
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UNESCO Strategy for Youth and Adult Literacy (2020-2025)

EBSN was invited to nominate a representative for an expert meeting to input into the UNESCO Strategy for Youth and Adult Literacy (2020-2025). After producing a draft outline strategy for an earlier on-line forum consultation, UNESCO brought together participants over two days to discuss the draft and the vision for literacy for the 21st century. Experts from Uganda, South Africa, Egypt, the Leb...
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EBSN Annual Conference in Tallinn

This year the annual event of the Network took place in Tallinn, Estonia from 6 to 7 June hosted co-organised by Association of Estonian Adult Educators (Andras) the Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association and the Ministry of Education and Research of Estonia all of whom made a significant contribution to the success of the two-day event. The conference was preceded by the G...
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The EBSN Conference Declaration in Tallinn, 2019

The EBSN Annual Conference 2019 in Tallinn focused on the discussing various ways of implementation of national basic skills policy initiatives. During the two-day conference more than 30 presenters and speakers shared information about different relevant initiatives and developments offering the participants various topics for exchange of experiences. Through active discussions with the participa...
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Online discussions

EBSN’s EPALE-related activity is partly based on organising online discussions in our network’s thematic field. This pillar has become especially important to EBSN’s Capacity Building Series (CBS) in which existing resources are compiled and completed by new materials in order to support policy-makers and policy workers who are engaged in implementing the Upskilling Pathways recommendation. The to...
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