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Sunday, June 30, 2013

ForAge International Conference, Budapest 30 Sept - 1 Oct 2013

The Future of Learning for Older People in Europe
Learning from Experience    
30 September – 1 October 2013
Budapest, Hungary


To coincide with the United Nations International Day of Older People on 1 October, the ForAge Grundtvig Multilateral Network is holding a Pan-European Conference to examine trends and developments in learning in later-life and what can be learned from the experience of European initiatives in this field. The programme includes the following topics:
  • The context for later-life learning in 21st Century Europe and the role of ForAge
  • Improving the quality of training of those trying to reach potential older learners
  • The benefits of later-life learning and the supporting evidence
  • Experiences of other European networks as information sources and influencers as well as providing expert opinion about future actions
  • Perspectives from international adult education organisations
  • Emerging issues and the further development of later-life learning
  • Older learners’ perspectives
  • Oral and poster presentations of European Projects on later-life learning

Keynote speakers include:
  • Hungarian Ministry of Human Resources, Department of Social Affairs 
  • Professor Dr László Iván, President of the Hungarian Academy of Elder People
  • Dr Alan Tuckett OBE, President of the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE)
  • Dr Michael Sommer, Infonet coordinator, Akademie Klausenhof, Germany
  • Professor Franz Kolland, University of Vienna, Austria
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