What Skills to Be Developed for 21st Century Needs? Lessons for Adult Educators
Hereby, PIMA Network cordially invites you to attend its special webinar on the challenging aspects of skills development in an era of uncertainties and crisis. Distinguished experts, researchers of skills policies, development, and adult and lifelong learning will provide keynote presentations to be followed by short reflections and questions with answers.
DATE: Monday, 4 December 2023. – 09.00am to 11.00am CET
Meeting ID: 873 8579 3761
Chair: Balázs Németh, member of PIMA Ex-Co. and EAEA Board member/ eucen and EPALE Hungary ambassador
09.00am – 11.00am CET
Welcome Greetings from Shirley Walters (president of PIMA Network)
- El-Iza Mohamedou (Head of the OECD Centre for Skills) Shifting Paradigms: Empowering Lifelong Learning through Vocational Education and Training
- Songheang Ai (Alternate SOCA Leader for Cambodia, Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization/ Center Director of Regional Center for Technical Education Development (SEAMEO TED) Re-Imaging Skill Development: Supporting Mechanism
- Séamus O’Tuama (Chair of ASEM LLL Hub/ UCC, IE) Building Skills through Five Capitals of Learning
- Éva Farkas (Chair, Board of Directors - International Adult and Continuing Education Hall of Fame (IACEHOF) Microcredentials and Individual Learning Account: Two innovative initiatives to promote the reskilling of employees
Closing words by the Chair of Session
WEBINAR: Adult Education for formal and non-formal workspaces / Éducation des Adultes dans les Espaces de Travail Formels et Non-Formels
Ms. Zahia Kacher - Rural Women's Association AFUD, Algeria
Topic: Promotion of Vocational Training through Learning
Ms. Kacher will reflect on her work with rural women, focusing on promoting entrepreneurship to build their skills and capacity. The aim is to enable them to actively contribute to economic development, with a special emphasis on advancing female entrepreneurship.
Adekunle Tinuoye - Micheal Imoudu National Institute For Labour Studies, Nigeria
Topic: Overview of Labour Education in Nigeria
Mr. Tinuoye will provide an overview of labour education in Nigeria, with specific emphasis on the work and activities of the Micheal Imoudu National Institute For Labour Studies. He will highlight the institute's contributions to enlightening workers about their rights, the importance of harmonious labour management relations, and achieving workplace peace and harmony.
DATE: 31 OCTOBER 2023
TIME: 14:00 – 15:30 (SAST)
15:00 - 16:30 (EAT)
Lifelong Learning Festival - UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities
On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC), the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL), with the support of East China Normal University (ECNU) in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China, will host the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities Lifelong Learning Festival from 30 October to 3 November 2023.
This festival will highlight the achievements and progress made by learning cities worldwide. It will showcase the transformative power of lifelong learning in promoting sustainable development, fostering global citizenship, and improving health and well-being at the local level, with a global impact. The event will be part of the #ImALifelongLearner campaign.
We invite you to mark your calendars and visit the festival's event page for more information.