Html code will be here


Adult Educator's role 2020+

KA1 Erasmus+ project
The adult educators take part in in-service trainings in Italy, Malta, UK, Spain, Croatia, Portugal, France and Slovenia. According to the participants' learning needs the following spheres are selected for the topics of mobilities:

1. Adult education 2020+: approaches in adult education in 21st century, mentoring and tutoring, working with low educated people, supporting adult learners with cooking, creativity, innovation, motivation and new methods, cooperation and conflict management, nonviolent communication, neuroeducation, gamefication, professional orientation.

2. Development of core competences necessary for educating people: self-management, leadership, fluency in English, effective communication and public speaking, emotional intelligence, digital competence.
Development programme of international cooperation for our consortium is connected with the fact that in Estonia we are working on new strategic documents (Estonia 2035, Education 2035, etc.).

We see the role of adult educators 2020+ as a provider of individual coaching, mentor and tutor, expert, inspiring support, creator of a learning environment, who helps develop connections and form values.

The project objectives are:
- to organise at least 22 mobilities on the topic of "Adult educator's role 2020+";
- to support development of the participants core competences and their implementation in professional activities (fluency in English, intercultural competence, communication, learning to learn);
- to support development of Ida-Virumaa adult educators' network;
-to provoke discussions on the topic of "Adult education 2020+" and to find solutions, which support modernisation and development of adult education;
- to contribute to development of sustainable community in Estonia.
All the mobilities are individual. The project participants have been selected at the stage of the project preparation.
The project participants' common expected outcomes are educator's changed role, usage of new methods, materials and activities, improved fluency in English, new partners for further international work, development of key competences.
The project results:

1. 15 adult educators took part in international mobilities and improved their professional and key competences;
2. 7 organisations took part in the project and sent their employees for the trainings abroad;
3. Ida-Virumaa adult educators improved and strengthened their cooperation (proved by their feedback and new initiatives);
4. The project participants shared their experiences and best practices of their trainings as well as inspiration with at least 34 adult educators participating in Connector on December, 15th 2021;
5. Vestifex team learnt to work and organise international mobilities in pandemic times, when the situation with the participants and programmes was changing all the time. This result wasn't planned in the project.
6. The participating educators implemented their new knowledge in their teaching: non-violent communication, drama, public speaking, facilitation, tools and methods of adult education, conflict management, etc.

Project coordinator: Vestifex Adult Learning Centre,
Project partner organisations in Ida-Virumaa:
MTÜ Tugi- ja Koolituskeskus USALDUS
Mittetulundusühing Rahvusvaheline Arengukeskus ITC Professional Development
Pilates&Koolitused OÜ
Participants' feedback:
Project supported
Nina Kapanadze
Project manager
Phone: + 375 581 24 709
Keep in touch!
+372 512 0998
Tuleviku 7 Narva, Estonia