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3 cheallaigh--new-older learners & lll ifa300512

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3 cheallaigh--new-older learners & lll ifa300512

  1. 1. European Policy on Lifelong Learning andOlder learners • Martina Ní Cheallaigh • IFA, Prague, 30 May 2012 Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts programme
  2. 2. Active citizenship indicator, Demographics in the EU2002Population age structure by major age groups100% 5% 6% 3% 3% 7% 9% 11% 12%90% 11% 12% 13% 14% 17% 18%80% 18% 18%70%60% 60% 61% 61%50% 59% 56% 54% 52% 51%40%30%20% 27% 24%10% 21% 21% 20% 19% 19% 19% 0% 1990 2000 2010 2020 2030 2040 2050 2060 Less than 19 years 20 - 64 65 - 79 80 and over Source: Eurostat: 1990-2010: observed populations Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts 2020-2060: Eurostat projections programme
  3. 3. European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between GenerationsThe main objectives are to:• promote active ageing in employment• facilitate active ageing in the community• promote healthy ageing and independent living• enhance solidarity between the generations Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts programme
  4. 4. Participation trend by age Participation in education and training in 2010 by age EU27 - % Source: Eurostat Labour Force Survey (Last update: 2011) 16,0 15,2 14,0 12,0 10,0 9,1 8,0 7,4 6,0 4,5 4,0 2,0 0,0 From 25 to 34 years From 35 to 44 years From 45 to 54 years From 55 to 64 years Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts programme
  5. 5. Eu ro pe an U ni on (2 G 7 er co m un 10,0 15,0 20,0 25,0 30,0 0,0 5,0 an tri y e (in Be s) cl lg ud C iu in g ze Bu m ch lga fo rm R ria er ep G u D De blic R nm fro m ark 19 91 Es ) to n Ire ia la n G d re ec e Sp 55-64 years ai Fr n an ce It a C ly yp ru s La Li t vi Lu t hu a xe a n m ia bo u H rg unprogramme ga ry NLifelong learning et Ma he lt a rla nd Au s st r Po ia la Po nd rtu R ga om l a Sl nia ov e Sl nia ov ak Fi ia nl U a ni Sw nd te Fo rm d e Ki de er ng n Yu do go Ic m sl el av an Re N d pu Sw orw bl it z ay ic er of la M n ac C d ed ro on atia ia ,t he Tu rk ey Date: in 12 pts
  6. 6. Active Citizenship Employment Rate• Norway • Switzerland 78.6%• Sweden • Iceland 78.2%• Denmark • Norway 75.3%• Austria • Netherlands 74.7%• Ireland • Denmark 73.4%• Belgium • Sweden 72.1%• Netherlands • Austria 70.7% Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts programme
  7. 7. Policy acquis at the EU level• Lifelong Learning policy (since1995): includes formal, non-formal and informal learning (also used: life wide learning)• Communication It is never too late to learn (2006)• Action Plan on Adult Learning (2007)• European Qualification Framework (2008)• ET2020 Strategic Framework for European Cooperation (2009)• Bruges Communiqué (2010)• European Agenda for Adult Learning (2011)• Europe 2020 – smart, sustainable and inclusive growth Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts programme
  8. 8. EU Agenda for Adult Learning• Adult learning - a means of up-skilling or re-skilling those affected by unemployment, restructuring and career transitions, an important contribution to social inclusion, active citizenship and personal development• Vision for 2020: Well-developed learning provision for seniors, in order to promote active, autonomous, and healthy ageing, and which uses their knowledge, experience, social and cultural capital for the benefit of society as a whole• Priority 2012-14: Enhancing learning opportunities for older adults in the context of active ageing, including volunteering and the promotion of innovative forms of intergenerational learning and initiatives to exploit the knowledge, skills and competences of older people for the benefit of society as a whole Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts programme
  9. 9. What are the objectives?• Basic skills• Social inclusion• Development of active citizenship• Cultural engagement• Health and well-beingLearning to support older adults maintain social cultural and political involvement in their community and contribute to active ageing in 12 pts Lifelong learning Date: programme
  10. 10. GrundtvigLifelong Learning Programme - AdultEducation Strand• Multilateral projects, Networks and Learning Partnerships• Opportunities for AE staff mobility: In-service training, Visits and exchanges, Assistantships• Accompanying measures, Preparatory visits• Workshops• Senior volunteering projects Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts programme
  11. 11. Grundtvig• Strong social focus – Outreach to disadvantaged and marginalised groups – Citizenship, older people, inter-generational solidarity, environment – Social cohesion, inclusion of minorities• Commitment to informal and non-formal learning alongside formal adult education• Broad spread of participating organisations embracing NGOs, community groups and cultural organisations such as museums alongside specialised adult education providers Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts programme
  12. 12. Grundtvig projects• Inter-generational 98• Art, culture, media 84• ICT 83• Active ageing 66• Learning in later life 57 & Life transitions 10• Health 37 & sport 6• Inclusion 32• Citizenship 30 & Intercultural 30• Older workers 27• Care of the elderly 23• Family learning & solidarity 20 Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts programme
  13. 13. Grundtvig projects• Gender/women 18• Languages 16• Environment/science 12• Disabilities 11• Minorities/ethnic minorities 10• Entrepreneurship 8• Transfer of practices 21• Volunteering 27 Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts programme
  14. 14. Senior Volunteering Some figures 2009: 43 projects, 450 volunteers 2010: 63 projects, 643 volunteers 2011: 67 projects, 740 volunteers Strongly increasing applications 2009-11 25 countries in 2011 Profile of volunteers: 73 % women average age: 63 years old usually experienced local volunteers mainly retired people but not only Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts programme
  15. 15. Other programmes• Leonardo da Vinci – Older workers – Continuing vocational training – Apprenticeship• Culture, European capitals• Sport• Streamlined programme 2014-20 - Erasmus for All Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts programme
  16. 16. Thanks for your attention! Contact: martina.ni-cheallaigh@ec.europa.eu DG EAC: http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning- policy/adult_en.htm http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning- programme/grundtvig_en.htm Date: in 12 pts Lifelong learning programme
  17. 17. Participation in non-formal education and training 80 70Participation rates in (%) 60 EU 32.7% 50 40 30 20 10 0 HU GR PL IT PT ES LV LT EU BE FR BG CZ SI CY AT EE UK SK NL DE FI SE NO HR Only job related NFE Both job related and non job related NFE Only non job related NFE Lifelong learning Date: in 12 pts programme

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