Our ENLIVEN project teams gave a couple of papers in several symposiums at ECER 2018.
Papers showcased in part 1 of the symposium “Navigating Shifting Geographies of Lifelong Learning Policies” on the 5th September included:
- “Navigating Shifting Geographies of Lifelong Learning Policies” given by Marcella Milana (Italian team), Pepka Boyadjieva and Petya Ilieva-Trichkova (Bulgarian team) and Ellen Boeren (Edinburgh team);
- “Governing Adult Education in Europe: A critical appraisal of ET2020 and the Renewed European Agenda on Adult Learning” given by Marcella Milana (Italian team) and Gosia Klatt (Australian team);
- “Lifelong learning of disadvantaged adults: The role of service providers” presented by the Edinburgh team Ellen Boeren, Alan Mackie and Sheila Riddell; and
- “The Local Embeddedness of National Policies: Lifelong Learning for Overcoming Graduates’ Education-Job Mismatch” by the Bulgarian team Pepka Boyadjieva, Petya Ilieva-Trichkova, Valentina Milenkova and Rumiana Stoilova.
Part 2 of the symposium “Navigating Shifting Geographies of Lifelong Learning Policies” also included a paper “Equity and social exclusion measures in EU lifelong learning policies” given by Elena Tuparevska, Rosa Santibáñez-Gruber and Josu Solabarrieta Eizaguirre from the Spanish team.
The paper “Barriers to Participation of Adults in Lifelong Learning: New Evidence from 30 European Countries” co-authored by Miroslav Štefánik from our Slovakian team, Sofie Cabus from our Belgium team and Petya Ilieva- Trichkova from our Bulgarian team was also presented in the symposium “Life Long Learning”
On the 6th September, Dr Marcella Milana also gave a keynote presentation “The Fascination with Adult Learning as the Panacea for Societal Injustices: Participation, Visibility, and In/exclusion” at the conference.
The last day of the conference (the 7th September) included the symposium “Bounded Agency in Workplace Learning – A Comparative View” that featured the following collaborative works by various partners of the ENLIVEN project:
- Günter Hefler from our Austrian team, Ivana Studená from Slovakia, Fernando Díez from Spain, Ulrik Brandi and Francesca Rapanà from Italy, as well as Sharon Clancy from Nottingham (UK) gave a presentation on “Bounded Agency in Workplace Learning – A Comparative View“
- Günter Hefler with his colleague Janine Wulz, and Ivana Studená with her colleague Denisa Fedakova gave a paper “The Intersection of Individual and Organisational Bounded Agency in Workplace Learning – A Comparative Approach“
- Fernando Diéz and Iciar Elexpuru from Spain, and Vassil Kirov from Bulgaria presented their work entitled “Early Career Workplace Learning in the Metal Cutting/Machinery sector“
- Ulrik Brandi from our Italian team was joined by Eve-Liis Roosmaa and Triin Roosalu from Estonia and Katleen De Rick from Belgium to give a paper “Early Career Workplace Learning in Retail“
- Francesca Rapanà from Italy, Sharon Clancy from Nottingham (UK), Eva Steinheimer from Austria and Gabriel Weibl from Slovakia presented their work “Early Career Workplace Learning in Adult Education“