life skills

Life skills and participation in ACE

EAEA (European Association for the Education of Adults) has just published a new policy paper outlining the key principles of a life skills approach and its potential for increasing participation levels in adult learning.

“Life skills are building blocks of independence and self-efficacy. They are combinations of different capabilities that enable adults to become lifelong learners and to solve problems in order to live an independent life and participate in society.”

Life skills and participation in lifelong learning

In 2019 the EAEA (European Association for the Education of Adults) has been exploring how life skills impact participation in adult learning. Their aim has been:

EAEA theme of the year 2019: Life skills and participation

The European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA) has selected a topic for 2019: they are exploring life skills, and how life skills impact participation in adult learning.

They define life skills as building blocks of independence and self-efficacy – a combination of capabilities that enable adults to become lifelong learners and to solve problems in order to live an independent life and participate in society.