The European Basic Skills Network, EBSN, is an association of policy level stakeholders engaged in basic skills training for adults.
Our objective: Promoting excellence in policy design and policy implementation, at European and national level, in a field that has considerable impact on education, employment, social inclusion, the fight against poverty, and sustainable economic growth.
Offenders in prisons are a small but significant part of the target group of basic skills policies. Europe’s prison population is around 640,000 and it’s estimated that only 3-5% are at a level of skills that would allow them to progress into further life long...Read More
Adult learning can improve lives and economies. Adult learning benefits individuals, companies and society. Adults that continue to learn earn more, are more employable, enjoy better health and are more active citizens. Adult learning improves companies’ inno...Read More
On September 2015 a challenging and thought-provoking conference was organised by NIACE as the UK National Coordinator for the European Agenda for Adult Learning. The conference "Realising Impact: Making a difference through adult learning" focused especially ...Read More