e-Hoop @ EPALE, the Electronic Platform for Platform for Adult Learning in Europe
e-Hoop was registered at EPALE, the Electronic Platform for Platform for Adult Learning in Europe set up and managed by the European Commission. The project has been accepted as an official resource on the platform. EPALE is a multilingual open membership community for teachers, trainers, researchers, academics, policy makers and anyone else with a professional role in adult learning across Europe. Members of the community can engage with adult learning colleagues across Europe through forums, blogs and thematic areas which provide structured content according to a certain topic.
How to Protect Your Children on Their Smartphone
For many parents, the convenience of knowing where their kids are at all times is more than enough to warrant the price of a smart phone. In fact, a solid 90% of children under the age of 16 in the UK have a mobile. But as with anything else, smart phones come with both their pros and their cons, and when you’re talking about kids, the issue gets even trickier.
There is a lot of peace of mind that comes from being able to contact your child wherever they are, and them being able to contact you. Missed buses are no longer a problem, and the days of yelling your child’s name up and down the street to try and find them are gone. Along with that peace of mind though, comes the niggling worry that every parent is used to having: is my child really safe?
Publication: Formal and Non-formal Educational Programmes on Digital Skills and Competences
The publication, prepared within the work of the Secretariat of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs, presents a summary of best practices and case studies of formal and non-formal educational programmes, which focus on engaging and training pupils, students and young people in ICT. The selected best practices cover a wide area of activities, ranging from innovative teaching and learning to matching skills to digital jobs.
The main aim of the publication is to guide the reader through different models of successful educational programmes which could be replicated or further upscaled. It addresses stakeholders with an interest in providing training opportunities in the field of ICT, which can include National and Local Coalitions coordinators and members, policy makers in the field of education or employment, industry, professional development providers and institutes.