Three reasons for taking adult education out of the classroom
Using outdoors as a learning environment for children and youth has become more popular. Should we follow the same path with adult education?
Are you ready to make space for the unknown?
All adult educators should go outdoors to embrace bodily, experiential ways of learning, writes researcher Riikka Suhonen. The text is a column written for issue 2/2021 on Adult Learning Outdoors.
Unexpected encounters: walking pedagogies in community learning
For years, Teresa Eça and Angela Saldanha have been exploring wandering as a tool for collaborative learning. They share some photo memories from these unplanned journeys. The text is a visual essay produced for issue 2/2021 on Adult Learning Outdoors.
How do we learn to be a human in the digital era?
Technology alone cannot solve the big challenges of the coming decades. Soft skills are needed more and more, but do we understand what learning these skills requires in the digital world? The text is an editorial written for issue 1/2021 on Future of Adult Education.
Leave no-one behind: a case for democratising access to technology education
By opening up technology education to more students, we would make society fairer but also foster creative solutions to global challenges, argues Roberta Sgarliglia. The text is a column written for issue 1/2021 on Future of Adult Education.
Making up the empathy deficit
Empathy is a necessary skill in the future, when humankind is solving more and more complex global problems together. Increasing empathy in societies has become a more prominent issue.
Educational games, mobile quizzes and digital badges are transforming learning
How is gamification affecting adult education? Three experts share their views on the future of gamification and game-based learning.
When different generations come together, everybody wins
Intergenerational learning improves the participants’ well-being, strengthens communities and helps to solve complex issues. That’s why it has a bright future.
From personal choices to international agreements – climate policy is made on several levels
Climate change can be influenced on many different levels: through personal choices, national legislation and international agreements.
The first step for anti-racist education is acknowledging that racism exists
As the far right gains ground in Portugal, anti-racist education is one of the ways of fighting against it.