Making your voice heard: foundations of advocacy in adult learning and education


What are the steps to good advocacy? How can you map and engage relevant stakeholders? Once you have secured an appointment with someone you have been trying to reach for months, how do you make the best out of a short meeting?


Over the course of five weeks, EAEA will introduce its members to key issues in advocacy through a series of webinars with experts in the field.


Join us every Tuesday at 11:00 am CEST from 13 October until 10 November.


Objectives:

-        to introduce adult education professionals to basic concepts of advocacy

-        to provide guidance on making an advocacy plan

Structure:

-        Live webinar Tuesday 13/10 at 11:00 am CE(S)T

-        Self-study of resources

-        Discussions with peers

-        Completion of learning tasks

Webinar:

--> What is advocacy? How can you get started on an advocacy plan?

EAEA's Secretary-General Gina Ebner and Head of Policy Raffaela Kihrer will walk you through the steps to good advocacy.

Objectives:

-        to introduce adult education professionals to stakeholder mapping  

-        to provide guidance on how to target advocacy tools to reach relevant stakeholders, and on how to build long-lasting relationships with them.


Structure:

-        Live webinars on 20 OCtober at 11:00 am CEST

-        Self-study of resources

-        Discussions with peers

-        Completion of learning tasks


Webinar:

--> How can you map who to target in your advocacy, and how can you get their attention?

Alen Maletić, Global Network Coordinator for the Bridge47 project will share his advice on how to build lasting relationships with policymakers.

Objectives:

-        to introduce adult education professionals to campaigning   

-        to provide guidance on the principles of a good advocacy campaign


Structure:

-        Live webinar on 27 October at 11:00 am CET

-        Self-study of resources

-        Discussions with peers

-        Completion of learning tasks