Traditions of information collection and participation in liberal adult education: Finland, Sweden and Denmark in comparison

Summary in English (full article in Finnish): In recent years, the role of utilizing scientific research in decision making has been an issue and reliable information has been considered as…

Researchers in pairs for higher interview quality

In our experience researchers are often used to conducting interviews by themselves and reflecting on it alone and writing about it in one’s notebook. During the EduMAP project we were…

Young adults rely on education recommended by their own networks rather than Internet

One of the critical issues that the EduMAP project was designed to address is the failure of the adult education (AE) system to reach out in effective ways to the…

Towards an intelligent decision support system in adult education

Foredata Ltd. has been a partner in EduMAP research project from day one. Our aim is to develop a prototype of Intelligent Decision Support System, IDSS for adult education. How…

Preliminary results reveal: young adults need tailored support to building self-confidence

The data analysis phase has officially started with the beginning of the year 2018. We are now keen on coding and identifying successful elements of the good education practices investigated…

EduMAP Project Meeting in Thessaloniki 14-16 March 2018

The year’s first official EduMAP project meeting was held in Thessaloniki, Greece. The meeting was hosted by Assistant Professor Georgios K. Zarifis and his team at the Aristotle University of…

EduMAP project members at the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) conference 2018

Dr. Natasha Kersh and Associate Professor Hanna Toiviainen were at the ASEM conference ‘Lifelong Learning Policies & Adult Education Professionals: Contextual and Cross-Contextual Comparisons between Europe and Asia’ to share…

5th Biennial Conference of the ESREA Research Network on Adult Educators, Trainers and their Professional Development

EduMAP project partner Prof. George K. Zarifis from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (School of Philosophy and Education), was invited in the 5th Biennial Conference of the ESREA Research Network  on…

Adult Education as a Means to Active Participatory Citizenship: A Concept Note

The purpose of this paper is to develop a conceptual understanding of the notion of active citizenship (AC), specifically for the use of this concept in the H2020 project Adult…

EduMAP Report: Broad Research on Adult Education in the EU

The aim of this report is to provide and overview of research and policy development in adult education (AE) and lifelong learning (LLL) of 28 European Union (EU) member states…