The IMPADA Network connects
adult learning providers, association of providers, research institutions, policy supporting or making bodies who have
common interest to improve the effectiveness of adult education for disadvantaged, share knowledge and experiences.

We invite you to join the IMPADA Network

to assess effectiveness on disadvantaged groups using the IMPADA Framework
to share knowledge, experiences and good practices

The IMPADA project aims to improve the systematic evaluation of the effectiveness of adult education provision on disadvantaged adult learners. It is important to reduce differences in and increase access to adult learning for learners with less opportunities.

The project is implemented by:

The project assists adult learning institutions:

  • to understand those factors that influence the effectiveness of adult education for disadvantaged groups,
  • to design and implement suitable practices to improve their effectiveness on disadvantaged groups,
  • to reduce disparities in learning outcomes,
  • to promote more inclusive and equitable education.

The project provides to adult education providers following tools:

  • IMPADA Common Assessment Framework, what is based on Criteria for measuring adult effectiveness for disadvantaged group.
  • Recommendations for adult learning providers to help them improve their effectiveness, adapting education provision to the needs of specific disadvantaged group.

A network of IMPADA adopters and repository of assessment results to allow the exchange of practices regarding disadvantaged learners and promote the adoption of IMPADA outputs.

READ MORE ABOUT PROJECT

 

Project time: 01.11.2015 – 31.10.2017
Programme: Erasmus+
Project number: 2015-1-UK01-KA204-013666

The IMPADA Network connects:

  • adult learning providers,
  • association of providers,
  • research institutions,
  • policy supporting or making bodies.

The members of Network have common interest to improve the effectiveness of adult education for disadvantaged, share knowledge and experiences.

We invite to join the IMPADA Network adult learning organizations who have:

  • already assessed their effectiveness on disadvantaged groups using the IMPADA Framework and tools,
  • expressed their interest in engaging in a self-review process using the IMPADA Framework and tools,
  • shared their good practices and are open to learn from others experiences.

 

JOIN THE NETWORK

Estonia

AHL Tartu Centre
August Pulst Folkhigh Scool
Estonian Association for Teachers in Liberal Education
Estonian Education Forum
Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association
Folk Culture Centre
Folk Culture Training Centre Viljandi
Foundation TUURU
Hiiumaa Gymnasium
Old Town Collage
Ontika Adult Education Centre
Paide Adult Gymnasium
Study Centre RVK
Study Centre TÕRU
Tartu Folk High School
Viljandi Adult Education Centre
Viru Adult Education Centre
 

Greece

AKMI Vocational Training Institution
2nd chance school of Korydallos
2nd chance school of Peireaus 
Athens Metropolitan College
Delta Athens Vocational Training Institute
EDRA Coop Life long Learning Centre
EDRA Social Cooperative Activities for Vulnerable Groups
Hellenic Adult Education Association
Hellenic Open University
IEK ALPHA
Infognossi
Institute of Educational Policy
KEK ANAPTIXI & EXELIXI
Public VET
SPORTS JOURNALISM CENTER 
Technological Institute of Ionian Islands
Youth counseling station of East Attica
ΙΕΚ Aigaleo
 

Italy

” Formazione 80″ Association
Asinitas
Center of adult’s instruction
CIAPE
CIES  – Information and Development Education Centre
House of Social Rights
Jesuit Refugee Service Italy
ONMIC 
Primo Levi University
Social cooperative CEDOCS of Bolzano
Speha Fresia Cooperative Company
Third Age University – Macomer
UILDM SAVIANO – Italian Union Fighting against Muscolar Distrophy
 

United Kingdom

Academy Transformation Trust Further Education
Birmingham Adult Education Service
Bury Adult Learning Service
Chesterfield College
Child Learning and Development Advisory Centre
DCC – Children’s Services
DCC Schools Catering
Derby Adult Learning Service
Derby College
Derbyshire County Council
Doncaster College and University Centre
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council
Fircroft College of Adult Education
Gender Identity Research and Education Society (GIRES)
GO Learn/ Leics Adult Learning Service
Inspire: Culture, Learning and Libraries
Kirklees College
Manchester Adult Education
National Careers Service
North Lincolnshire 
North Shropshire College
Noth Yorkshire Adult Learning and Skills Service
RNN Group (North Notts and Rotherham College)
RNN Training
South Staffordshire College
Thurrock Adult Community College
University of Derby
Walsall Adult & Community College 
Vision West Nottinghamshire College
Wolverhampton Adult Education

 

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IMPADA Network shares good practices on successful measures adopted by European adult learning providers to improve their effectiveness on disadvantaged groups. We present over 20 good practices and recommendations for improvements on effectiveness of adult education for disadvantaged groups.

The focus of practices is on Leadership and Management, Teaching; Learning and Assessment Practice; Learner Outcomes:

  • Inclusive Strategy Development
  • Inclusive and Targeted Planning and Recruitment
  • Quality Improvement
  • Skills and Qualifications
  • Destinations
  • Socio-Economic Benefits of Learning

 

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