March 2019

Now online: two webinars on the role and impact of adult education

In the framework of the virtual seminar 2019 on the “Role and Impact of Adult Education”, the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) and DVV International organised two online discussions in the form of webinars in March. The recordings of these webinars are now available online.

In the framework of the virtual seminar 2019 on the “Role and Impact of Adult Education”, the International Council for Adult Education (ICAE) and DVV International organised two online discussions in the form of webinars in March. The recordings of these webinars are now available online.

The virtual seminar as well as the webinar was based on issue 85 of DVV International’s journal Adult Education and Development (AED). During the webinars two articles from the current issue were presented by the authors and discussed with invited guests and the participants.

The first webinar dealt with adult education and health. Based on the article How adult education can save your life, author Henrique Lopes, professor of Public Health at the Portuguese Catholic University, had a discussion with Leona M. English, professor of Adult Education at St. Francis Xavier University, Canada, and author of the book “Adult Education and Health”.

The recording of the webinar can be found under the following link: https://youtu.be/-xazsNrkog4

During the second webinar, Samuel Asnake Wollie, Chief Education Programmes Coordinator at the UNESCO Liaison Office Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Shirley Walters, Professor Emerita, University of the Western Cape, South Africa and ICAE Vice President for Africa discussed the role of adult education for the future of the African continent. The basis was Samual Asnkae’s column The keys to a peaceful and prosperous Africa.

The recording of the webinar can be found under the following link: https://youtu.be/XsoyOSWhBuY

During the webinars, an average of 30 participants from different parts of the world were able to engage in the discussion and to ask questions via the chat.

More information:
Link to the virtual seminars website
Link to Issue 85 of the journal Adult Education and Development

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