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We are honored to participate in the 2023 Annual Conference of the European Basic Skills Network. Abt’s Judith Alamprese will be the sole representative from the U.S. and will speak about research from adult learning programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences and the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education. Her presentations will address the use of digital technologies in adult basic skills programs, approaches for assessing the quality of adult basic skills programs, and the implications of the CONFINTEA VII international conference on adult education for adult basic skills policy, practice, and research. 


June 15, 10:40 a.m. CEST
Using Digital Technologies to Support Adult Learners’ Success in Basic Skills
Judith Alamprese (Abt Global)

June 15, 1:50 p.m. CEST
Reflections on the Seventh International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA VII)
Judith Alamprese (Abt Global); Heribert Hinzen (University of Würzburg); Balázs Németh, (University of Pécs)

June 16, 11:00 a.m. CEST
Closing Conference Panel: Determining the Quality of Adult Basic Skills Programs: Possible Directions and Perspectives from Europe and North America
Judith Alamprese (Abt Global); Alex Stevenson, National Learning and Work Institute (London, England); Sofie Doskarova, European Commission (Brussels, Belgium); and Erno Hyvönen, Ministry of Education and Culture (Helsinki, Finland)

Pécs, Hungary