Erasmus+ strategical cooperation project EFFECT
2019 – 2022


The project “Efficiency in adult learning and training” (EFFECT) was implemented during September 2019 to April 2022. Four educational training companies from Estonia (Kasvulava and Loome, DevelopDesign), Latvia (Spring Valley) and Slovakia (Topcoach) developed a curriculum and toolkit for adult educators as a result of an Erasmus+ strategical cooperation project, which aimed to contribute to the challenges with adults who are low-educated or with out of date skills. (Read more about it under “About the project idea”). The project partners shared a common view, that learning efficiency can be increased with the learner centred approach in the learning process. 

Project outcomes


405, 2022

Final event: How to re-lay a good foundation for learning in adulthood?

Our project’s multiplier event “How to re-lay a good foundation for learning in adulthood?” was held on the 27th of April 2022 in Estonia, Tartu. The event brought together 59 participants in a maybe unusual composition - adult educators from the business sector, adult teachers from adult gymnasiums, vocational schools, folk high schools and other specialists working with low-educated/low-skilled adults [...]

3004, 2022

Learning material: The main steps of adults learning and development

Author: Rūta Lūse, chairman of the board of organizational development centre “Spring Valley” Adults’ development process is one of the “hottest” topics nowadays, therefore, it has been on the agenda of many researchers in different times. For a long time, it was assumed that adults stop developing (physically…) at the age of 20 years. But lately the developmental researchers proved that [...]

3004, 2022

Learning material: Training in complex changing environments

Author: Rūta Lūse, chairman of the board of organizational development centre “Spring Valley” The process of globalization is changing the world very fast. On the one hand, these changes are very inspiring because globalization is providing a lot of new, invaluable opportunities. On the other hand, these changes are making the world more complex, generating a lot of challenges in [...]

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