Project data

Transatlantic lifelong learning: rebalancing relations

Main Researcher: Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna

Research Team:
Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Argentina
Universidad Catolica de Salta, Argentina
Universidad Catolica de Temuco, Chile
Universidad Icesi, Colombia
Universidad Externado de Colombia, Colombia
Red de Educacion Continua de Latinoamerica y Europa, Colombia
Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Ecuador
Universidad de El Salvador, El Salvador
Universidad de Colima, México
Universidad Católica “Nuestra Señora de la Asunción", Paraguay
Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Perú
Universidad de la Empresa, Uruguay
Universidad de los Andes, Venezuela,
Universidad Católica Boliviana “San Pablo”, Bolivia
Universidade Federal de Goias, Brasil
Universitat de Barcelona, España
Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Association pour la Formation en Milieu Rural, Francia
INHolland University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

Financing source: Lot 2 (Structural Measures) programme funded by the European Union.

Reference: ALFA III

Start date: 2011
End date: 2013

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The project “Transatlantic lifelong learning: rebalancing relations”, coordinated by the University of Bologna, aims at supporting the Latin American Universities in establishing a lifelong learning policy at university level through a phase of study of the practices already adopted, a phase of reflection and construction of methods of analysis and common design and piloting phase involving both the private sector (entrepreneurship and social cohesion) and the public (namely school and health) with transversal elements related to the two sectors (such as ICT and e-learning, legislation, Quality Assurance, lifelong learning management).

The AL participants are kindly expected to collaborate mapping the state of the art of their local and/or regional contexts, identifying the existing good practice examples and models. Once jointly developed the methodology, short lifelong learning curricula will be designed and implemented (an example of short curricula being planned in the school context are blended learning training processes for teachers in the education system on issues such as "education for citizenship”, recalling that one of the focuses being addresses within the...(+)