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LEM Conference on Adult Learning

24 May 2013

Manchester, United Kingdom | The Manchester Museum


The 4rd International Conference of the LEM Project will explore how new partnerships between cultural venues, health authorities, economic regeneration and formal learning providers can be a model to raise the quality of adult learning provision and sustainability. The conference will include key note speakers on the EU Agenda for Adult Learning and case studies on partnership working between museums, the health sector, city authorities, economic regenerators and charities that have made an impact in adult learning.

Providing an update on the current EU agenda for adult learning, the conference will discuss existing partnerships and present an opportunity to share good practise. Speakers will include NIACE, WEA (Workers Education Association) and case studies from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

The Aims of the conference:
To disseminate the LEM project
To provide a current update of the EU agenda on adult learning with Erasmus for All
To explore how partnerships can be a model for adult learning in museums and art galleries
To explore the challenge of adult learning provision in both formal, non-formal and informal cultural venues in terms of challenging funding times
To explore partnerships working with the health sector, city authorities, economic regenerators and charities
To encourage participants to network and share good practise

This conference is free. It is funded by the Grundtvig European Union LifeLong Learning programme.  


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