NYITOK in the world

Development of the network of Open Learning Centres in Hungary has got great attendence in an international professional environment, as this development reckon as a pioneer on the area of the inovation of the basic skills in the middle east of the European area.

European Basic Skills Network

The European Basic Skills Network, EBSN, is a non-profit association gathering policy makers and policy providers engaged in basic skills training for adults.

It aims at promoting excellence in policy design and policy implementation in a field that has considerable impact on education, employment, social inclusion, the fight against poverty, and sustainable economic growth.

The Association of Life Long Learning (ALLL) is member of the EBSN since the inception of ALLL.

Initially the network will focus on four of the main basic skills: literacy, numeracy, digital competence, oral communication and language competence for immigrants. Other skills, in particular entrepreneurship, soft skills and other key competences will be added to this list after the network has consolidated its program of activities.

The thematic focus will be mainly on policy measures regarding:

  • basic skills for individual development, active citizenship and employability
  • quality of provision and teacher training
  • promotion of research in the field
  • flexible access of adults to basic skills training
  • motivational issues
  • basic skills in vocational training (embedded learning)
  • basic skills and validation of prior learning
  • basic skills and guidance
  • conceptual development from basic skills to key competences

European Association for the Education of Adults

The NYITOK network has got another international partner, the The European Association for the Education of Adults. The EAEA is the voice of non-formal adult education in Europe. EAEA is a European NGO with 116 member organisations in 43 countries and represents more than 60 million learners Europe-wide.


Most important international partner organisations:

Norwegian Agency for Lifelong Learning (VOX) – Norway http://www.vox.no
NRDC, Institute of Education, London – United Kingdom http://www.nrdc.org.uk/
Swiss Federation for Adult Learning – Switzerland http://www.alice.ch
Educational Scotland – Scotland http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk