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Agenda

#Day 1

8. SEPTEMBER

#Day 2

9. SEPTEMBER
09:00

Short video: Presentation by Slovenia

09:10

Opening plenary

Welcome by:

  • Ms Simona Kustec,
    Minister of Education, Science and Sport, Government of the Republic of Slovenia
  • Mr Milan Zver,
    MEP, European Parliament Culture and Education Committee (CULT)
  • Mr Nicolas Schmit,
    European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights
  • Ms Stefania Giannini,
    Assistant Director-General of UNESCO
09:40

Setting the scene:

New Eurydice Report on Adult Education and Training in Europe

Ms Daniela Kocanova, European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)

10:00

Short video: Implementation of the European Agenda for Adult Learning (EAAL) 2012–2021 in Slovenia

Presentation of good practices and achievements

10:05

Roundtable: Learning for life and work

  • Ms Alison Crabb,
    European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
  • Mr David Atchoarena,
    UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
  • Ms Tatjana Babrauskienė,
    European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
  • Mr Jürgen Siebel,
    European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP)
10:50

Discussion groups – round I

Future challenges:

  • ALE for future life and work,
  • twin transition (green and digital) in ALE,
  • awareness-raising, guidance and outreach activities in ALE,
  • demography and migrations in ALE.
11:35

Comfort break

11:50
Discussion groups – round II (rotation)
12:35

Short video: Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe (EPALE)

Roundtable: EPALE

  • Mr Wilhelm Vukovich,
    European Commission, Directorate General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (EAC)
  • Ms Ana Stanovnik Perčič,
    Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes (CMEPIUS)
12:55

Closing plenary:  How to support adult learning and education in order to achieve skills for better life

  • Werner Mauch, UIL
  • Nataša Kranjc, SIovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU, Slovenian Ministry for Education, Science and Sport
  • Mojca Pršina, SIovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU, Slovenian Ministry of Labour, Family, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities
13:15
Word cloud and final addresses 
09:00
Giving voice to cultural heritage:
Ms Ljoba Jenče
09:05

Summary of the previous day:

Ms Nataša Potočnik,
Slovenian Institute for Adult Education (ACS)

Launch of the declaration: conclusions of the discussions

Family photo

09:30

European Regional Preparatory Conference for CONFINTEA VII

Introduction to:

  • Objectives of the meeting, Daniel Baril, Chair of UIL Governing Board
  • Regional background, context and characteristics: overall status of ALE in the region within a lifelong learning perspective, Werner Mauch, UIL

Focus input: a) ICT/digital, innovations; b) forward-looking strategies; c) achievement of SDGs (including GRALE 5 data)

  • Civil society organization (CSO) perspectives

- Europe: Uwe Gartenschlaeger, President of European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA)

- North America: Daniel Baril, Executive Director, Institut de coopération pour l'éducation des adultes (ICÉA), Montréal, Canada

  • Q&A

Introduction to group work

10:30

COMFORT BREAK

10:45

Closed session for Member State delegates, open to observers; reports from countries; observers may contribute via chat

~6–7 breakout groups (assembled according to language and sub-region)

  • Achievements and challenges
  • Changes in ALE due to the pandemic (opportunities and challenges)
  • Key themes and related priorities for ALE policy and practice

The way forward and recommendations

12:00

Reporting back to plenary

  • Q&A

Conclusions

12:45
Closing