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DeTales - Digital Education Through Adult Learners

Familiarizing with other cultures supports the process of European integration and should include all target groups, especially low-skilled adults, seniors and mature employees, who are the less likely to be involved in adult education activities. The Grundtvig multilateral project DeTALES derives its rationale from this statement and investigates the impact of EU enlargement focusing on the recently added member states in particular on how they have integrated into the EU and the old ones and investigates the expectations of the negotiating members through topics of opening frontiers/mobility, the European labour market, and European cultural identities and diversities of new and old members.

DeTALES brings together adult learners from the oldest members Italy, Germany and UK to interact with the new ones, Lithuania, Hungary, Bulgaria and Turkey, by involving actively adults, through sharing and bringing stories using low cost digital devices.

DeTALES objectives are:

  • to create training materials to support the rapprochement of adults of the other EU countries by transferring knowledge on EU-enlargement topics
  • to improve digital competences
  • to raise civic competences
  • to encourage intercultural dialogue among EU members
  • to encourage adults to use the training materials on their own
  • to encourage participation of disadvantage people in LLL

Three trainers from each partners' country will be trained through a workshop in Turkey, and will later manage three focus groups as tutors to transfer competences to 20 adults in each country.

For details, please contact: Patrizia Braga, e-mail: p.braga@sturzo.it or Antonia Silvaggi, e-mail: a.silvaggi@sturzo.it