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Grundtvig Partnership Project, 2013-2015

Educational systems in Europe are currently faced with the need to be adapted to significant socio-demographic and economical changes: ageing populations and increased migrant mobility. Therefore, an evergrowing challenge is how to build more sustainable models of education to increase key competencies of many adults, including migrants and older learners and encourage their participation in lifelong learning.

The main focus of the project is to increase adult literacy, foreign language skills and ICT competencies through the use of storytelling techniques and digital story making with an active involvement of learners steering this work and taking ownership for personal progression.

PROJECT WEBSITE

Project coordinator

Language Education and Partnerships (Ltd) – UK

Partner countries

UK, Germany, Italy, Greece

Target groups

  • older learners and learners from a variety of backgrounds, including migrants

Project objectives

  • to assist adult learners to develop a better understanding of the community they live in through a series of key project activities which aim to improve specific knowledge and competencies,
  • to provide staff with good practice approaches and new methods to help them respond to the challenges identified.

Project activities/results

A number of staff and learners workshops:

  • developing literacy through visual narrative (text, images and prints)
  • developing literacy through movie making
  • developing literacy through blogging/webpage
  • developing literacy through music & verse

 

 

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