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Eurypedia - The European Encyclopedia on National Education Systems


Eurypedia is a new Eurydice product that aims at presenting the  most comprehensive and accurate picture of education systems and reforms in  Europe. The site covers 38 European education systems within the 33 countries  participating in the EU's Lifelong Learning Programme (all 28 EU Member States  as well as  Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland and Turkey).


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ELLAN in conferences, updated

ELLAN project and its results have been widely disseminated in various conferences and congress internationally, nationally and regionally. See these updated events in HERE

The 8th ICN INP/APNN Conference


The 8th ICN INP/APNN Conference was hosted by the Finnish Nurses Association and took place in Helsinki, the capital city of Finland, 18-20 August 2014. There were about 750 participants from all over the world. ELLAN project was presented through two posters in the conference.

Poster: ELLAN - European Later Life Active Network

Poster: ELLAN - Developing European Core Competencies Framework (ECCF)

ELLAN in conferences in Austria

17 – 19. 09. 2014 the biannual conference “Health Literacy - Basic competence of/in the so-called health or knowledge Society” of the german-speaking countries Germany, Austria, Switzerland took place in Villach – organized by the department Health Care,CUAS and the three national scientific societies of medicine/health/care sociology. Our poster presentation gave the opportunity to discuss the relevance of core competencies on the backdrop of enhancing literacy challenges for health professionels as well as for the users of the health + care system. More information: 


18 – 20. 09. 2014 the  2014 Mid-term Conference of the Research Network Ageing in Europe (RN1) of the European Sociological Association (ESA): “Aging, Anti Aging & Ageism Constructions and Politics” took place in Klagenfurt, Carinthia with 100 participants of e nations. The conference gave the perfect background to disseminate new age-related projects, research findings and care strategies. It opened the scope for fruitfull discussions and innovative ideas on Aging-policies. Our lecture showed the purpose, objectives and tasks of the ELLAN Project as well as first findings about the older views on aging processes.

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Presented by Regina Klein


A national seminar day in Finland

A national ELLAN seminar day was held on 18 April 2016 in Kuopio, Finland. The results of ELLAN were presented for the teachers of Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences. The participants were very interested in the results of ELLAN and the European Core Competences Framework will be benefited in curricula planning in different Universities of Applied Sciences in Finland.