Lifelong Learning

RNZ interview with ACE Conference 2019 key note speaker

On Tuesday June 11 Kathryn Ryan who hosts Nine to Noon, interviewed Shirley Walters, one of the key note speakers at the ACE Conference 2019.

RNZ subtitled the interview as The Power of Lifelong Learning.

Kathryn talked with Shirley about the importance of lifelong learning at this time of climate crisis.

Click here to listen to the interview.

Towards a national lifelong learning policy for Australia

Adult Learning Australia is bringing together leaders from across adult education, community, social services, government and business to build a vision for lifelong learning in Australia.

The summit is being held in Melbourne on 17 April 2018

It is designed to support the Federal Government to articulate an integrated and comprehensive lifelong policy, with a primary focus on adult education.

Adult Learning Australia is calling for an integrated lifelong learning policy that:

Europe's targets for lifelong learning

A press release from th European Commission on 25 January 2018 announced the start of the 1st European Education Summit. Eighteen EU Ministers as well as hundreds of professionals came together to discuss the broad theme, Laying the Foundations of a European Education Area: for an innovative , inclusive and values-based education.

Europe already has targets for participation in lifelong learning which they see as vital if their countries are to prosper in a changing world.