Present and share the project’s intellectual outputs and results: practical tools and strategies on how to integrate ICT/digital methods in teaching adults



Anyone interested in learning about digital skills in adult education, particularly:

  • Adult teachers and trainers in vocational education and adult education

  • Staff and volunteers in NGOs working with vulnerable adults (immigrants, particular target groups such as early school leavers, unemployed people, disadvantaged groups, people with special needs and people with literacy and numeracy difficulties)

  • Officials from ministries and other institutions working with adult
    education and integration training

When and where


Friday, 12 May 2017, 9.00 am-2.30 pm

Fondazione Mondo Digitale, Via del Quadraro 102, 00174 Rome, Italy

Tentative programme

09:00 – 09:30      Registration

09:30 – 09:45      Welcome words and Introduction

Alfonso Molina, Scientific Director of the Fondazione Mondo Digitale and Personal Chair in Technology Strategy at the University of Edinburgh
Simona Montesarchio, General Director of the Department for Planning and
Management of Human, Financial and Instrumental Resources - Italian Minister of Education, University and Research

09:45 – 11:00      IDEAL Intellectual Outputs’ presentation

O1. Context & needs analysis report: the actual needs of the project target groups
Aino Norrbacka and Anna Tsatsa, Luksia, Municipal Education and Training
Consortium in Western Uusimaa
O4. Online Toolkit: an integrated platform to present and share the outcomes of
the project
Aino Norrbacka and Anna Tsatsa, Luksia, Municipal Education and Training
Consortium in Western Uusimaa
O2. Good Practice Guidelines: a guide for tutors and teachers in adult basic
education for the use of digital technology in teaching and learning
Niamh Maguire, Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board
O3. Video Tutorials: quick and easy video guides on how to teach literacy and
numeracy using ICT
Hannelore Audenaert, CVO Antwerpen

11:00 – 11:15      Coffee Break

11:15 – 11:45      Presentation of digital stories created during the Workshop

11:45 – 12:45      Keynote Speech: Dr Leo Casey

Director of Learning & Teaching and Education Programmes, National College of Ireland
Leo has worked at the intersections of learning and technology throughout his
career. He is Director of Learning & Teaching and Education Programmes at
National College of Ireland. Leo’s research interests revolve around digital
literacy, adult learning, skills of teaching and, identity and participation. He
investigated the learning journeys of adults undertaking basic skills courses and
describes these as “Pathways to Participation in a Digital World”.
Prior to his academic work, Leo produced many educational television programmes
and ran a successful multimedia and e-learning company. He worked on an
extensive range of broadcast TV programmes intended to develop literacy skills
and adult learning in Ireland including Right To Learn, Read Write Now and The
Really Useful Guide to Words and Numbers. He joined NCI in 2007.

12.45-13.30      Thematic Debate/Round Table with institutions and stakeholders

Piero Dominici, Professor of Public Communication and National Interest &
Intelligence Operations, University of Perugia
Daniela Ermini, Senior expert in Adult Education, Epale Italy
Alessandra Ceccherelli, Responsible for Communication and Social Media, Epale Italy
Ada Maurizio, Headmaster of CPIA 3 (Provincial Adult Education Centre)
Giovanni Valerio D’Elia, Headmaster of Technical School for Tourism “Livia

13:30 – 14:30      Buffet Lunch


Slides of Leo Casey

Slides of Alfonso Molina