Category Archives: Policy corner

How could adult education be more efficient in preventing unemployment and social exclusion among young adults? Does the adult education make enough for preventing political frustration among young people at risk of exclusion? What should be done to motivate vulnerable groups to take actively part in the social, economic and political development of the society? How could active societal participation be enhanced among immigrants and other vulnerable groups?

The blog discussion aims to support dialogue between researchers, policy-makers, educational authorities and educators. The section includes posts in various languages from our researchers to foster discussion. The discussion is open to everyone interested in the themes of the project.

You are very welcome to make comments or start new discussions!

To start a new discussion on the site, please, contact the site’s moderator Mr. Jaakko Hyytiä (jaakko.hyytia(at)tuni.fi)

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…

EPALE Blog: Becoming active citizens: How can we make our adult education models more inclusive?

“Prof Pirkko Pitkänen and Dr Amalia Sabiescu share their thoughts on the EduMAP project and how adult education can help integrate vulnerable adults.” Originally published on EPALE 11.5.2017. Read the…

Edumap policy-informing workshop at UCL Institute of Education

The Edumap policy-informing workshop took place on 7 December 2016 at UCL Institute of Education. The workshop was organised and disseminated through the UCL Centre for Post-14 Education and Work…

Policy Informing Workshops Reaching Out to Stakeholders

In the EduMAP project, policy informing workshops were organized in autumn 2016 in Finland, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Turkey and the UK, and one was in Germany in February 2017. The…

A European study prevents the social exclusion of young people

“Your research topic is very timely and important for Europe,” said Seppo Parkkila, vice-rector for research at the University of Tampere when he spoke at the launch of EduMAP, a…