ADAALEBrief overview of project objectives and current work.
• The key learners in this project are the teachers/lecturers and guidance counsellors/ student support staff who work in with adults in lifelong learning programmes.
Key Terms Adults: Anybody over 18 returning to formal education to pursue a national qualification, having left or not having had the opportunity to progress their studiesSecond chance education:Those who, for any reason, have dropped out of secondary education and later on returned to get the secondary level Dropout:Someone starting a formal national qualification, as an adult, and has not completed ( for any reason) this qualification
• To decrease – at an European level – the number of dropouts among adult learners• To increase retention (success) among adults who return to 2nd chance education• To share teachers /guidance professional experience regarding dropout
• To develop common pedagogical methods for adult educators to improve retention• To develop training courses and modules on retention /dropout to be delivered for all involved in teacher training