National Advocacy in Promotion Adult Learning Policy in Ukraine

A project by Partnership on Adult Learning

Startup advocacy activities by NGOs (lead by LPW) and partners (state actors, donors) for achieve changes in adult education and learning policy in Ukraine.
In 2018 started up advocacy activities for achieve change in adult learning policy in Ukraine. Advocacy activities initiated by two NGOs – League of Professional Women (LPW) and Institute of Professional Qualifications (IPQ) under the auspices Ukrainian side of the EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform. They engage relevant state actors (Deputy Ministry, state experts from the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine) and donors (EU & the International Renaissance Foundation within the framework of the Civic Synergy Project and British Council Ukraine). Startup advocacy covered Action Research and Begining Achieve Change in Legislation.
Major milestones leading to the Action Research included a) Policy Research Report "What Should Be the Adult Learning Policy in Ukraine?” Kyiv: “Sinergy Project”, 2018 by Dr.Olena Lazorenko and Dr.Rodion Kolishko (in Ukrainian); b) Peer Learning Workshop “Adult Learning Policy as Pathway to Implement European Integration of Ukraine & SDG #4”, organized by LPW with partners and donors. This was a progress meeting to present Policy Report and discuss the preliminary results: public experts and validations by stakeholders developed the Policy Recommendations. Begining Achieve Change in Legislation: drafting Law of Ukraine on Adult Education and Learning.
Action 1. Joint to the expert working group under the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine (MESU) on drafting Law on Adult Education and Learning (AEL).
Action 2. Present to policy makers Policy Report "What Should Be the Adult Learning Policy in Ukraine?”
Action 3: Oral and writing consultations\negotiation of the public experts with state actors, , Review of drafting Law of AEL by members of the MESU`s working group (in 2018, January 2019).
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About the Organization /Team

Partnership on Adult Learning from the NGOs under auspices Ukrainian side of the EU-Ukraine Civil Society Platform (hereinafter - Partnership) is informal structure set up in April 2018 in Kyiv. It initiated by leaders of the two NGOs – League of Professional Women (LPW) and Institute of Professional Qualifications (IPQ). Some actions supported by the EU & the International Renaissance Foundation within the framework of the Civic Synergy Project and British Council Ukraine.Partnership is leading by Ukrainian NGO “League of Professional Women” (LPW).
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