The project idea

The project idea

"FABLABs – new technologies in adult education" is a Strategic Partnership in the field of Adult Education.

The project has been funded with support from the European Commission - Erasmus+ Programme.

The project lasted for 34 months (01.11.2019 - 31.08.2022) and gathered 6 partners:

  • Workshops of Culture (Lublin, Poland) - project coordinator
  • Cooperative Artefacts (Orléans, France)
  • Buinho Associação (Messejana, Portugal)
  • Aalto Fablab (Espoo, Finland)
  • Fab Lab Reykjavík (Reykjavík, Iceland)
  • Association (Warsaw, Poland)

The general aim of the project was to recognize and share good practices in providing education on new technologies to adult learners using a fablab concept of work.

The specific objectives:
- to exchange experiences and good practices between organisations from various European countries, functioning as fablabs/medialabs/makerspaces, in the field of teaching adults new technologies;
- to exchange know-how in the field of teaching methodology (education methods and practices) of new technologies;
- to investigate the way to apply a fablab concept to adult education;
- professional development of people working in fablabs – strengthening their skills and competences as adult educators;
- strengthening cooperation and networking of fablabs in Europe;
- comparative research on teaching new technologies in non-formal education in various European countries;
- strengthening international dimension of organisations participating in the project.