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The international journal Adult Education and Development (AED) is a forum for adult educationists from all over the world. This is where practice meets theory, and a global, regional and local dialogue ensues. It is published once a year in English, French and Spanish and distributed in over 160 countries.  Read more...

Issue 83 on “Skills and Competencies”

AED 83 is dealing with the topic of "skills and competencies". It tackles the burning issues in the world of skills and competencies, offers different conceptual perspectives and points of view, and provides some examples of best practice of projects from different parts of the world. Read the full issue

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