Austria, Belgium (BEnl), Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain and the United Kingdom (England).
European Training Foundation (ETF)
Peer Learning Activity on Adult Literacy
14 January 2008 to 16 January 2008
Peer Learning Cluster or other groupWorking group on adult learning
The first Peer Learning Activity (PLA) on adult learning was organised on 14 – 16 January 2008, in Dublin, on the topic of Adult Literacy.
Adult learning is closely related to several of the eight thematic clusters within the open method of coordination to support the implementation of the Education and Training 2010 work programme and thus it is treated as a horizontal theme by the clusters.
Within this framework, the Dublin PLA was hosted by the Peer Learning Clusters on 'Key Competences' and on 'Access and Social Inclusion'. The Dublin PLA on Literacy was also implemented in the framework of the recent Action Plan on adult learning: it is always a good time to learn (2007).
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The PLA sought to focus on policy and practice relating to adult literacy and basic skills, with specific reference to:
The PLA succeeded in stimulating a high level of discussion and a range of conclusions that included for instance the following points: