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We need to start taking resistance to education seriously
We need to acknowledge that people have many valid reasons for not participating in adult education, argues Professor Daniela Holzer.
Bringing women into politics
A programme addressing the under-representation of women in politics in rural Ireland demystifies local politics and helps creating tangible change in society.
Continuous learning as a right and a necessity
Following Finland’s EU-presidency, we talked to the Finnish Minister of Education, Li Andersson, about the strengths and challenges of the Finnish non-formal adult education and the role of adult learning in surviving the global crisis.
Disability and sex: Many myths still to break
A common myth is that if you have a disability, you are not a sexual being. NGOs and activists are fighting wrong beliefs and educating service providers and people with disabilities themselves. Sexuality is a human right and can be expressed in a multitude of ways. Three experts from three countries share their views.