Pre-Workshop: Individual and Collective Approaches in Adult Education - From Policies to Implementation in Asia and Europe
Two days in advance of the Winter School an international workshop is going to take place.
Time: 1st February 2016 (Monday), 10.00 Registration, 11.00-16.00 & 2nd February 2016 (Tuesday), 9.00-16.00
Place: Z6 Building, rooms 2.002, 2.004 and 2.006
The workshop will create a forum for a joint discussion of differences between Asian and European approaches in adult education. Therefore, policies in adult education and lifelong learning in selected countries will be analyzed. The workhops ask for the assumption of individual and indidualized approaches in European countries and collective and group approaches in Asian countries. The workshop will lay a special focus on India and China.The format of the workshop will integrate short presentations, joint discussion and reflection phases together with a joint analysis of selected policy documents. Scholars and students in adult education and lifelong learning are invited joining the workshop. Exchange students will have the possibility points by providing a reflection report.
Official Journal of the European Union (2012). Council conclusions of 26 November 2012 on education and training in Europe 2020 - the contribution of education and training to economic recovery, growth and jobs (2012/C 393/02). URL: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:C:2012:393:0005:0007:EN:PDF
UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning (2012). UNESCO Guidelines for the Recognition, Validation and Accreditation of the Outcomes of Non-formal and Informal Learning. Hamburg. URL: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002163/216360e.pdf
2015 Joint Report of the Council and the Commission on the implementation of the strategic framework for European cooperation in education and training (ET 2020). URL: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:52015XG1215%2802%29&from=EN
Council Resolution on a renewed European agenda for adult learning. URL: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32011G1220%2801%29&from=EN
Gouvernment of India. Ministry of Human Resource Development. URL: http://mhrd.gov.in/nep-new
National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship: URL: http://www.skilldevelopment.gov.in/assets/images/Skill%20India/policy%20booklet-%20Final.pdf
- To introduce the overall content that would be discussed throughout the Winter School
- To give an overview about the expectations during the Winter School and the expected outcomes of the whole Programme.
- To make the participants aware about the context of Lifelong Learning in the Asia and Europe
- To highlight the similarities and differences in the policies and implementation for Lifelong Learning in Asia and Europe
- To know and understand each other and mark the beginning of a creative and productive exercise as a team.
Monday, 1 February 2016
|11.00-11.15||Welcome Note and Introduction to the Workshop (R. Egetenmeyer, C. Singai)||Z6, 2.002|
|11.15-12.00||Ice-Breaking Session||Z6, 2.002|
From Policy Formulation to Policy Implementation (S. Ehlers)
Group Work about Ways to Overcome Barriers for Recognition of Prior Learning: UNESCO Guidelines for the Recognition, Validation and Accreditation of the Outcomes of Non-formal and Informal Learning (R. Egetenmeyer, S. Ehlers)
Plenary Presentations and Discussion
Tuesday, 2 February 2016
Trajectory of Lifelong Learning in India: Reflections from the Field (C. Singai, S. Singh)
Group Work on Lifelong Learning in India: New Education Policy, 2015 (C. Singai, S. Singh)
|Germany in the Context of European Lifelong Learning Policies (R. Egetenmeyer)||Z6, 2.002|
Group Work for analyzing the framework for European cooperation in education and training: Education and Training 2020 (ET 2020) (R. Egetenmeyer, S. Ehlers)
|16.15-17.00||Discussion about two regimes within national economies: |
1. Teaching as a way of thinking (top-down/ collective)
2. Learning as a way of thinking (bottom-up/individual) (S. Ehlers, S. Singh)