Webinar: Basic skills in working life


Inspiration from Finland

Start: 31-03-2020 11:00

Slut:    31-03-2020 12:00

Upskilling pathways - how to go from practice to policy?

- The webinar will inspire participants with new approaches for assessing skills, tailoring courses to learners’ needs and validating prior learning. 

- The focus is on the target group – adults with low basic skills.

- The webinar will discuss how to support the target in making their skills and competences visible and proceed towards further learning, work and engagement into society.

Who should attend?

The webinar is targeted at adult educators, course providers and planers, and decision makers who would like to deepen their understanding of the UP initiative and get inspired by good practices in teaching basic skills.

The webinar will present good practices of skills development in the UP-AEPRO-partner countries (Belgium, Finland, Iceland, Portugal, Sweden and the UK). Participants are invited to share their experiences and discuss the challenges and further needs concerning implementation of this European initiative in their country.

About Upskilling Pathways 

Upskilling Pathways is a European strategy aimed at strengthening learning provision for adults with low basic skills. The webinars are connected to the three steps of the Upskilling Pathways (UP) initiative:

1) Skills assessment

2) Tailor-made learning offer

3) Validation and recognition of skills. 

Webinar's topic

What competences are we looking for in the future? Basic skills in working life and  why do we need to develop them continuously?

You are invited to participate actively with reflections and comments. Get involved and be part of a European community of adult educators!

Please, sign up here: expression of interest -form and receive a link to the webinar one day before the start. E-mail addresses are not used for other purposes.


The UP-AEPRO project (2018–2020) addresses the need of adult education trainers and policymakers to learn more about European policies and other countries’ practises and innovations in adult learning, in order to succeed better in reaching adults with low basic skills and implementing the Upskilling Pathways initiative in their country.

This seminar is the first seminar of a series of seminars on the topic "Upskilling pathways - how to go from practice to policy?". Follow the updates about all the webinars here.