GOAL closing conference: presentation slides

Below you can find the presentation slides of the speakers of the GOAL closing conference, which took place on 17 and 18 January 2018 in Brussels. An overview of the conference programme can be viewed here.

17 January

"Educational Opportunity for All: overcoming Inequality throughout the Life Course" – Dirk Van Damme, OECD Directorate for Education and Skills, Head of Division.

"Implementing Upskilling Pathways" – Dana Bachmann, Head of Unit Vocational Training, Apprenticeships and Adult Education; DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission.

"Participation of low-educated adults to lifelong learning" – Ellen Boeren, Institute for Education, Community and Society (IECS), University of Edinburgh

"Lifelong guidance for adult learners in European perspective" – Raimo Vuorinen, Ph.D. Adjunct associate professor, Lifelong Guidance Research team, Finnish Institute for Educational Research; former coordinator of the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network (ELPGN)

"Introduction to project GOAL" – Nadia Reynders, project coordinator GOAL, Department of Education and Training, Flemish Government

"GOAL evaluation: Key findings & messages" – JD Carpentieri, evaluation coordinator GOAL, UCL Institute of Education, London.

18 January

"Towards the unlearning society? Participation, spurious choice and the narrowing adult curriculum" – John Holford, Robert Peers Professor of Adult Education, University of Nottingham and coordinator of the Horizon 2020 research project, ENLIVEN