Nedan presenteras såväl forskarkonferenser som konferenser och seminarier riktade till personer med intresse inom fältet livslångt och vuxnas lärande.
Promoting Adult Education under the Erasmus+ Program, 6-7 October 2016, Lisbon
The Portuguese Erasmus+ Education and Training National Agency is glad to announce that registration is now open for the PT NA Transnational Cooperation Activity (TCA) "Promoting Adult Education under the Erasmus+ Program", which will be held in Lisbon, 6 and 7 October 2016.
Cedefop Policy Learning Forum (PLF), 6-7 October 2016, Thessaloniki
The PLF on defining and writing of learning outcomes for VET qualifications targets national and sectoral experts directly involved in the writing of learning outcomes for VET. Note that the number of participants will be limited: an early indication of interest in the event will therefore be appreciated.
Digital Skills for Future Work, 6-8 October 2016, Ghent
For the ninth year Telecentre Europe will organise its annual conference under the theme of Digital Skills for Future Work. This year the event will be hosted by Belgian member Digipolis Ghent at the NH Gent Belfort Hotel in Ghent.
Morgondagens vinnare, 10-11 oktober 2016, Stockholm
Universitets- och högskolerådet bjuder, i samarbete med Skolverket och Myndigheten för yrkeshögskolan, in till två fullspäckade dagar där du får veta mer om hur internationella utbyten och utlandspraktik kan öka yrkesutbildningens kvalitet och attraktionskraft.
Employability and Skills Wales Convention 2016, 13 October 2016, Cardiff
The Convention brings together high profile speakers from across the whole journey from pre-employment to post employment support; including contributions from Welsh Government, Department for Work and Pensions, Jobcentre Plus, training providers and other stakeholders across Wales.
Skolledarkonferens - Anpassat lärande, en organisatorisk utmaning, 18 oktober 2016, Göteborg
För åttonde hösten i rad inbjuder Specialpedagogiska skolmyndigheten (SPSM), Västra regionen till en heldagskonferens för rektorer och skolledare. Moderator är Per Skoglund, SPSM. Konferensen är kostnadsfri, men utebliven närvaro utan avanmälan senast den 5 oktober faktureras 500kr + moms.
International conference on competence theory, research and practice, 19-21 October, Wageningen
Professional competence can leave much to be desired, but also way over what can be expected. Was the rescue of Apollo XIII a matter of superior expertise, brilliant capability or extreme competence? The question is, does this word game really matter? These, and more, questions will be raised during the international conference on competence theory, research and practice.
The Online, Open and Flexible Higher Education Conference, 19-21 October 2016, Rome
European higher education is now also challenged by developments as larger student numbers and yet keeping an excellent quality level; by the growing demand in society for continuing professional education for innovation in businesses; and by the movement for open education. Recently, the refugee crisis has led to an emergency situation that additionally challenges the higher education sector. Generations and possibly countries will be lost, if higher education is not provided for them. Flexible education is an essential part of the solution.
Högre utbildning – ett haveri? 25-26 oktober 2016, Stockholm
Högre utbildning går igenom en tid av stora utmaningar. Anslagen minskar och kraven ökar på att dra in externa medel. Utbildningen blir också mer och mer global. Regeringen sätter höga krav på kvalitetssäkring inom högre utbildning men hur rättssäkert är det egentligen? Hur påverkar införandet av ett nytt kvalitetssäkringssystem och mäts resultaten på rätt sätt?
Nordic Working Life Conference, 2-4 November 2016, Tampere
The main theme of the conference, "Hard Times?", will involve discussion on the connection between the current crises and working life. In the recent past, the globalisation of production became commonplace, but the Nordic countries survived this process. However, in the present day, trends indicate that this situation might have changed.
EDU World 2016, 4-6 November 2016, University of Pitesti, Romania
The aim of this conference is to create a debate conference concerning the great challenges which the contemporary society addresses to education of everywhere: globalization, interculturality, development, communication, partnership, profesionalisation, qualification.
Mimers årliga forskarkonferens, 8-9 november 2016, Malmö
I år arrangeras konferensen i samarbete med Institutionen för Urbana Studier vid Malmö högskola och Region Skåne. Vid årets konferens uppmärksammas särskilt den samtida flyktingsituationen och dess utmaningar för folkbildningen i ljuset av de satsningar som nu görs på bland annat studieförbund och folkhögskolor i Norden.
Making learning visible, 10-11 November 2016, Thessaloniki
Validation of non-formal and informal learning is about making visible and giving value to this diverse and often unique learning. One major purpose of validation is to make it possible for individuals to take advantage of the outcomes of their learning experiences and use them to gain access to employment and/or education opportunities.
NECE 2016 "Crossing Borders. Migration and Citizenship Education in Europe", 10-12 November 2016, Zagreb
Through a number of activities, NECE aims to provide transparency about stakeholders and approaches in citizenship education, and to inspire transnational discussions on the topics and challenges facing the field. It brings together academics, practitioners, and policymakers at the European level, and stimulates knowledge transfer and information exchange on good practices – thereby raising awareness of the impact of citizenship education and fostering co-operation and projects.
Internationellt samarbete för vuxnas lärande, 15 novvember 2016, Stockholm
Under dagen presenteras praktiska exempel på vad vuxenutbildare kan göra i de olika programmen som finns för internationellt samarbete och utbyte. Organisationer som deltagit berättar på plats hur de har använt sig av programmen.
Nitusdagarna 2016, 17-18 november 2016, Jönköping
Temat för Nitusdagarna 2016 är "Är det bara i storstan det händer?". Workshops, mingel, seminarier, paneldiskussioner och underhållning. Nitusdagarna 2016 bjuder på både allvar och skratt.
Aging in a multicultural world – individual and social contexts of learning, 17-19 November 2016, Wroclaw
The aim of the 7th ELOA conference is to discuss what kind of research, regarding culture, is present in older adult education in academic communities. What are the cultural, social, philosophical and psychological backgrounds of learning of older adults? How do these issues influence the formulation of fundamental life and professional questions in a changing multicultural world and an aging society?
Nurturing solidarity in diversity: an interdisciplinary colloquium, 23-24 November 2016, Antwerp
This colloquium aims to put the spotlight on scholarship that develops conceptual and practical tools for interventions aimed at nurturing solidarity-in-diversity.
Making learning visible, 28-29 November 2016, Thessaloniki
Cedefop has been working systematically on the issue of validation of non-formal and informal learning since the late 1990s and sees this conference as an opportunity to reflect on the long-term developments in this area – focussing both on what has been achieved and what remains to be done.
OEB 2016, 30 November - 2 December 2016, Berlin
Theme 2016: Owning Learning. Tomorrow’s learning is about ownership. We will own our learning. We will control what, where, when and how we learn. We will access, link, combine, interpret and interact with knowledge. We will be empowered as never before. We will make learning work for us.
Euroskills, Yrkes-EM, 1-3 december 2016, Göteborg
Den 1-3 december 2016 samlas ungdomar från hela Europa i Göteborg för att tävla i yrkes-EM i 35 olika yrken. Besökarna får möjlighet att inspireras av de bästa, prova på alla yrken och upptäcka sina egna talanger.
The European Vocational Skills Week, 5-9 December 2016, Brussels
The European Commission organises the first European Vocational Skills Week to inspire people to discover and use their talent through vocational training. We want to showcase high-quality VET programmes as a stepping stone to fulfilling careers.
Mötesplats sfi 2016, 6-16 december 2016, flera orter
Mötesplats sfi 2016 är en kostnadsfri konferens som riktar sig till sfi-lärare, huvudmän och rektorer. Mötesplats sfi 2016 ingår i en serie konferenser på följande orter: Göteborg, Luleå, Arlanda
Nyanlända elevers skolgång - så tar skolan ansvar! 24 januari 2017, Malmö
Hur driver och säkerställer vi ett gott mottagande av nyanlända elever i skola och kommun? För att lyckas med integrationsarbetet behöver vi kunna erbjuda rätt förutsättningar till eleverna, både i skolan och i det svenska samhället.
The Marketing in Education and Recognition of International Talent (MERIT) summit, 18-19 January 2017, Barcelona
The Marketing in Education and Recognition of International Talent (MERIT) summit is the new venue for generating and sharing innovative ideas within the higher education sector. Organised by Advent Group, MERIT is a forum for diverse professionals including corporate HR executives, executive education senior representatives, fresh graduate talent and education marketers.
Getting of wisdom – Learning in later life, 12-18 February 2017, Australia and New Zealand
The one week Exchange, including three one day conferences, is a unique collaboration between the Education and Learning by Older Adults (ELOA) Network of ESREA (European Society for Reserach into the Education of Adults); Adult Learning Australia (ALA), the peak adult and community education in Australia; Federation University Australia, and ACE Aotearoa, the peak organisation inclusive of New Zealand's diverse Maori, Pakeha and Pacifika cultures and people.
Comparative Adult Education 2017, 16-18 February 2017, Würzburg
ISCAE invites you to its 6th conference in Würzburg, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 (afternoon) to Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 (evening). It will be held in conjunction with the Winter School on "Comparative Studies in Adult and Lifelong Learning" (COMPALL).
International Interdisciplinary Conference on HRM, 23-25 March 2017, Gothenburg
The Centre for Global Human Resource Management cordially invites scholars from all disciplines to an international interdisciplinary conference on HRM. They welcome submissions on any topic that concern challenges within HRM which cover conceptual, theoretical or empirical investigations that promote a balanced and sustainable work-life - locally, nationally and globally.
Quality Assurance in Non- Formal Adult Education, 30 March 2017, Riga
The Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia invites you to the International Conference "Quality Assurance in Non- Formal Adult Education". The conference will bring together experts, teachers, trainers and researchers in the field of adult education.
EMOOCS 2017 Conference, 22-27 May 2017, Madrid
The first session covers the new learning and teaching models and the increasing impact of MOOC methodologies and technologies in traditional education. The second session focuses on research based on methodology. The last part of the conference deals with the challenges of MOOCs in European education institutions.
2nd International Conference on Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Developments, 22-23 June 2017, Aveiro
SLERD 2017 aims at promoting reflection and discussion concerning R&D work, policies, case studies, entrepreneur experiences with a special focus on understanding how relevant the smart learning ecosystems (schools, campus, working places, informal learning contexts, etc.) for regional development and social innovation are.
2017 Global Intergenerational Conference, 13-17 June 2016, Milwaukee
Four days featuring new releases in intergenerational research, policies and practices. This conference is a number one hit for leaders, educators and all intergenerational advocates from around the world.
Age Agency Ambiguity - gender and generation in times of change, 27-30 August 2017, Oslo
This conference focuses on gender and generations in times of social and economic change, in particular economic crises, migration and environmental challenges. Processes of industrialization, urbanization, deregulation, migration and globalization have had profound effects on gender and generational relations that display both differences and similarities in different national and regional contexts.