Tag Archives: edumap

Combining qualitative and quantitative data in the EduMAP IDSS

I wrote a blog post on the challenges we have faced during the development of the EduMAP IDSS back in April. A lot has happened since.

How to bring vulnerable young adults to adult education opportunities using social media channels?

One goal of the EduMAP project has been to develop better adult education access strategies for young vulnerable adults using social media.

Register for the EduMAP FINAL CONFERENCE! 17 January 2019 in Brussels

Click here to register for the event! Limited places available, DL for registration 10 January 2019 Location and date: Brussels, Thursday 17 January 2019 Venue: Representation of the State of…

“How to study the impact of adult education: The EduMAP example”, a new article in the Adult Education and Development journal

Issue 85 (2018) of the international journal Adult Education and Development (AED) looks at the role and impact of adult education from a global perspective. The issue includes the article,…

Empowerment and resistance where life happens

Life is about relationships; so community is important to learning. I think there is, in that community, accountability. [The students] know one another and know their strengths and weaknesses. ……

EduMAP’s Natasha Kersh speaking at the European Vocational Skills Week, Vienna on 5-9 November 2018

Natasha Kersh and Karen Evans (UCL Institute of Education ) presented on : “Lifelong learning and VET: Towards Understanding the Influence of Societal Eco-Systems on Learning Across the Lifespan”

EduMAP at the Finnish Educational Research Association (FERA) Conference on Education, Tampere, 15-16 November 2018

EduMAP project will have a strong presence at the FERA Conference on Education 2018 at the University of Tampere. This year’s theme of the conference is Virtue, Truth and Beauty in…

Ammatillisen koulutuksen reformi ja haavoittuvassa asemassa olevat opiskelijat

“Sähköasentajaksi opiskeleva Esko Laitinen tappaa aikaa kotona – Opetuksen vähyyteen pettynyt äiti: “En antaisi Eskon asentaa sähköjä kotiini”” (Yle, 9.10.2018) “Ammattiin opiskelevien tyytyväisyys opetukseen on laskenut.” (Amis 2018-kysely, Yle 28.9.2018)…

On intelligent decision support systems, numbers, and narratives

Expectations regarding (big) data and the opportunities it offers are growing thanks to increased data-processing capacities and the proliferation of digital information. However, questions of where the data stems from,…