From the Editorial team
Learn or become obsolete
The pace of change in the world is already so fast that nobody can avoid lifelong learning. The text is an editorial written for issue 3/2019 on Adult Education and Megatrends.
Am I normal?
The #MeToo movement showed clearly that, for many of us adults, ideas of sexuality and sexual rights have grown outdated, to say the least. For the enjoyment and safety of us all, ways to start offering lifelong sex education should be found. The text is an editorial written for issue 2/2019 on Adult Education and Sex.
Validation in adult education – citizen’s right or a bugbear of achievement society
How do you prove that you have a certain skill? This is the question on everyone’s lips in the field of non-formal or liberal adult education. My question was, do I really have to? The text is an editorial written for issue 1/2019 on Adult Education and Validation.
Adulthood is a responsibility
Education seems to have many benefits for health – and being able to make better decisions about whom to resort to in times of sickness might be one of them. The text is an editorial written for issue 4/2018 on Adult Education and Health.
Who should start educating badly-behaving adults?
The media literacy skills of school children are a hot topic at the moment. However, the ones most in need for such skills seem to be we adults, who are even more lost in the digital era. The question is, who will take responsibility to fix the problem? The text is an editorial written for issue 3/2018 on Adult Education and Media Literacy.
However closely it might affect our lives, many EU citizens struggle to keep track of EU issues. For adult educators, however, it’s increasingly becoming a necessity. The text is an editorial written for issue 2/2018 on Adult Education and the EU.
Remembering the heritage of the vanquished
Lifelong learning is needed to make sure that the concept of European heritage includes all Europeans. The text is an editorial written for issue 1/2018 on Adult Education and Cultural Heritage.
“Peace is a long series of conflicts”
If we wish to integrate all excluded individuals and minority groups in the society, we’d better be prepared to talk about awkward issues. The text is an editorial written for issue 4/2017 on Adult Education for Social Inclusion.
Mental health problems continue as one of the major public health problems in Europe. The good news is that adult educators stand on the side of a solution. The text is an editorial written for issue 3/2017 on Adult Education and Mental Health.
Hope is the only alternative
Climate change is the biggest learning challenge of our time – and perhaps also a chance to ask again what kind of life we want.