Internationalization of research and studies in adult education

Ekkehard Nuissl, Simona Sava, Anca Luştrea
2016 Andragoske studije  
There is a high need for formal provision for professionalization of adult educators at academic level (Research voor Beleid, 2008; European Commission, 2013b; CEDEFOP, 2013). In this paper, we explored the views of colleagues from ten universities from nine European countries who work together on developing the joint program on European Master in Adult Education (EMAE) as the European Doctoral School in Adult Education, in this way setting up the largest network of professionalization in adult
more » ... nalization in adult education at European level. Our colleagues have been interviewed with the purpose of finding out about their motivation, expectations, the added value for their universities, and the outcomes and benefits of joining to such consortium. We also explored the obstacles and difficulties in designing and implementing the joint programs. Their reflections and experiences can be a source of inspiration for other universities interested in joining the consortium or setting up similar offers.
doi:10.5937/andstud1602021n fatcat:w75inx3winbx5cl3r3ad6ksy2e