International

Adult Education Made Accessible, AEMA

The AEMA Networkexternal link, opens in new window, consisting of 12 organisations from 11 European countries, intends to improve access to adult education by developing a shared network and quality framework on accessibility issues in adult education provision.

ALARA

ALARAexternal link, opens in new window is a strategic network of people interested in using action research and action learning to generate collaborative learning, research and action to transform workplaces, schools, colleges, universities, communities, voluntary organisations, governments and businesses.

Association for Talent Development

ATD (Association for Talent Development)external link, opens in new window, formerly ASTD, is the world’s largest association dedicated to those who develop talent in organizations.

AONTAS

AONTASexternal link, opens in new window is the National Adult Learning Organisation in Ireland.

CARN

The Collaborative Action Research Network (CARN)external link, opens in new window is committed to supporting and improving the quality of professional practice, through systematic, critical, creative inquiry into the goals, processes and contexts of professional work.

CEDEFOP

European Center for the Development of Voctional Trainingexternal link, opens in new window. Cedefop’s mission is to support development of European VET policies and contribute to their implementation.

Centre for Welfare Reform

The Centre for Welfare Reformexternal link, opens in new window is a citizen think tank. UK.

CRLL

Centre for Research in Lifelong Learningexternal link, opens in new window University of Stirling, Scotland.

Deutsches Institut für Erwachsenenbildung (DIE)

The German Institute for Adult Educationexternal link, opens in new window — Leibniz Centre for Lifelong Learning (DIE) is a central forum in the fields of research and practice of continuing education in Germany.

Diku

Dikuexternal link, opens in new window – the Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education – aims to strengthen the quality of Norwegian education.

EACEA

The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)external link, opens in new window is responsible for the management of certain parts of the EU's programmes in the fields of education, culture and audiovisual.

EAEA

European Association for the Education of Adultsexternal link, opens in new window.

EDEN

European Distance and E-learning Network.external link, opens in new window

EMIL

European Map of Intergenerational Learning, a collaborative learning network that aims to provide a general overview of the role and status of intergenerational learning.

EPALE - ePlatform for Adult Learning in Europe

EPALEexternal link, opens in new window is a multilingual open membership community funded by the Europea Commission, as the latest development in an ongoing commitment to improving the quality of adult learning provision in Europe.

ESREA

European Society for Research on the Education of Adultsexternal link, opens in new window.

EUCEN

The European Universities Continuing Education Networkexternal link, opens in new window - the European Association for University Lifelong Learning.

European InfoNet Adult Education

European InfoNet Adult Educationexternal link, opens in new window is a European network in the frame of the Lifelong Learning Program. It is an agency providing information about current developments in adult education from European countries and the EU level.

Finnish National Agency for Education

Our core tasks are to develop education and trainingexternal link, opens in new window, early childhood education and lifelong learning and to promote internationalisation in Finland.

Generations Working Together

Generations Working Togetherexternal link, opens in new window is the nationally recognised centre of excellence supporting the development and integration of intergenerational work across Scotland.

GULL - The Global University for Lifelong Learning

GULLexternal link, opens in new window is a non-profit network movement that enables its affiliated organizations to recognize the individual and collective efforts of those who are causing change and progressive transformation in communities and in the workplace.

ICAE

The International Council for Adult Education (ICAE)external link, opens in new window is a global network composed of non-governmental organizations, regional, national and sectoral networks in more than 75 countries.

ICDE

International Council for Open and Distance Educationexternal link, opens in new window.

Infed

Explore informal education and lifelong learningexternal link, opens in new window. London, England.

ISFOL - The Institute for the Development of Vocational Training for Workers

ISFOLexternal link, opens in new window is a national research institute with a specific focus on vocational education and training, employment and social policies and a strong commitment to promoting employment, social inclusion, skills and human capital development as well as at fostering growth and innovation. Italy.

Lifelong Learning Platform

European Civil Society for Educationexternal link, opens in new window

Nordic Network for Adult Learning (NVL)

NVLexternal link, opens in new window promotes lifelong learning by focusing on cross-sectoral cooperation in the priority areas defined by the Nordic Council of Ministers. 

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Developmentexternal link, opens in new window.

UALL - Universities Association for Lifelong Learning

UALLexternal link, opens in new window is the professional association for the lifelong learning community within higher education in the UK. UALL plays a leading role in national and international policy formulation, advocacy, research and practice in lifelong learning and continuing education.

Content updated 2020-10-19