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Grundtvig is the new Action within Socrates, the EU education programme, which supports a commitment at both European and national level to improve availability, accessibility and quality of adult learning and teaching. Grundtvig supports:
  • the development of learning materials
  • the development of information and guidance services for adult learners and providers
  • the organisation of awareness-raising activities to increase the demand for lifelong learning
  • adult educators to update their skills in another European country
  • the involvement of learners in joint projects with their counterparts in other European countries
  • the establishment of networks to disseminate products and results to new audiences.


  • to promote European co-operation in lifelong learning
  • to improve the training of adult educators
  • to encourage the development of innovative materials and resources
  • to stimulate the debate on lifelong learning and encourage the sharing of good practice.

Further information is available on the Socrates web site.

Contact details are also on the Socrates web site.

There is also a range of case studies available.

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