3. Internationales Treffen in Riga, Lettland, 3.-4. September 2021

The 3 rd. Transnational meeting w as successfully completed in Riga, Latvia. The meeting w as attended by representatives from all partners from 5 European countries – Poland, Austria, Spain, Czech Republic, and Latvia. During the meeting, the progress of the project was discussed, including the issues of: • Digital education in partner institutions • Educational events at local level (w orkshops, course, seminar) for adult learners w ith the result of grow ing their digital skills (presentation by all partners) In addition, all partners presented the promotion of the project in local community, including target groups identified in each partner institution as w ell as dissemination activities undertaken in each partner country.

Participants of the meeting in Riga
Participants of the meeting in Riga

As a part of the meeting, Digi Adults case study w as organized – Linda Kluša from NGO Education Development Centre (Latvia) spoke about teaching Latvian language to foreigners using digital tools and ICT, discussing struggles and benefits of distance learning. NGO Education Development Centre has been offering Latvian language lessons to foreigners, w ho are looking for a job in Latvia, for more than 10 years and, until the pandemic, only offered in-person classes. Linda’s organisation adapted to the situation, creating new methodology to teach via online platforms and successfully continue their w ork. Organisation faced new difficulties regarding technology available to them and their teachers, but solved many issues by hiring technical support staff. NGO Education Development Centre will continue offering both online and in-person classes to their students in future, as w ell as use new digital materials, such as video or audio, in their in-person lessons.

Digi Adults case study – Linda Kluša from NGO Education Development Centre

On the second day, the partners visited Riga’s main historical centre. During the sightseeing, partners made the general overview of the meeting and discussed about the upcoming tasks that need to be accomplished before the final TPM.

Meeting Agenda