Lifelong Learning Days in Macedonia, October 2016

Ohrid, 19.10.2016; Open civic university for lifelong learning “Kuzman Shapkarev” from Ohrid with financial support from DVV International from Bonn, in the frames of manifestation Lifelong Learning Days 2016 organised conference for promotion of adult education and lifelong learning for citizens from Ohrid on 19th October 2016. President of the municipal council Ms. Gordana Konjanovska have addressed the audience, sending message that the concept of lifelong learning is practice that is proven as effective in European countries and is a process of education that is ongoing through life and includes all without exception of age, gender and ethnicity. She stressed that lifelong learning is powerful tool for decreasing unemployment, building learning and education culture for knowledge based society.

Representative from the Public institution Adult education centre have introduced work of role of Adult Education Centre in Macedonia, the Law on adult education and ways for verification of adult education programmes and institutions involved.

Director of the Lifelong learning center have addressed the audience with presentation about place, status and importance of the Civic Universities for adult education in Germany.

A representative from the Local self-government in Ohrid,  have elaborated on activities that Local self government have in support of trainings for adults, and reported about projects which were realised in cooperation with Open civic university for lifelong learning “Kuzman Shapkarev” Ohrid.

Aim of the conference was to raise awareness among citizens about the importance and need of adult education and lifelong learning for every individual.

In the frames of the Lifelong learning days, training for Didactics in effective trainings for adults was held in the period between 21. - 22.10.2016.