Have a look at this blog in the Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe (EPALE). The topic is Soft skills, struggles and broader perspectives – parental leave as an informal learning experience. Consultur. Studies & Analyses was invited to comment on statements of three learners with experiences from parental leaves. https://ec.europa.eu/epale/en/blog/soft-skills-struggles-and-broader-perspectives-parental-leave-informal-learning-experience
An article with this title was recently published in the journal Policy Futures in Education. Its author, Odd Bjørn Ure, investigates what is claimed to be a shift towards national and European education systems based on Learning Outcomes. When Learning Outcomes are related to a pedagogical debate, they can easily be positioned to learning theories […]
Education meets Business or the other Way Round Since the adoption of the Erasmus+ programme in 2014, the European Union finances Knowledge Alliances between universities and enterprises. Looking back on the projects approved after the annual application rounds, one question is whether the Knowledge Alliances stand out from previous EU support to co-operation between business […]
Ahead of the February 26th deadline for submitting proposals to set up Knowledge Alliances between universities and enterprises, it is time to look at what kind of partnerships between business and academia that the European Union is co-financing. http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/erasmus-plus/actions/key-action-2-cooperation-for-innovation-and-exchange-good-practices/knowledge-alliances/knowledge-alliances-sector-skills-alliances-2016_en Partnerships between business and academia Let us recall that Knowledge Alliances have to count at least […]
The article was recently published in the International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training. The author, Odd Bjørn Ure, discusses the following questions: 1. How can theories on knowledge production inform analyses of governance of Learning Outcomes and qualification frameworks at a national and European level? 2. The de facto inclusion of the […]
In a study by the Bertelsmann Foundation, national experts from seven other European countries gave an overview of the current state of recognition of non-formal and informal learning in their respective countries. The chapter on Norway was written by Consultur. Studies&Analyses.
Høsten 2015 blir gradvis mørkere og mørkere, men lekseleselamper vil ikke tennes i alle hjem som huser skolebarn. For det pågår en foreldreaksjonen i Rogaland: “Nå forteller vi skolen at vi fra skolestart høsten 2016 er en Leksefri Familie”. http://www.leksefrifamilie.net/ Lekser kan være så mangt, inkludert meningsløse, – men å avskaffe dem, og med ubehjelpelig […]