The Athens Lifelong Learning Institute team is comprised of professionals in the fields of adult education, lifelong learning and human capital development, which have worked together for more than 15 years, jointly developing projects and initiatives with the ultimate goal of human capital development and social inclusion in a local, national and European level. People working or cooperating with the Athens Lifelong Learning Institute have provided the Institute with the energy and vision to continue promoting high quality services and new ideas in the fields of lifelong learning, adult education and social inclusion. Moreover, the Athens Lifelong Learning Institute has a large pool of associate partners – more than 1.000 adult trainers, educators and researchers – from which it regularly draws professionals to staff the lifelong learning activities and its research projects.
The Athens Lifelong Learning Institute team has a long experience in the development of educational curricula and programmes that keep abreast to the new developments, social demands and European priorities. The Athens Lifelong Learning Institute exhibits an active interest in a number of social issues such as social inclusion, discrimination and suppression of human rights and has attempted through the implementation of innovative learning methodologies to moderate their impact. Currently, the Athens Lifelong Learning Institute is orientated towards issues related to the development of key skills and competences through innovative educational methodologies such as blended learning and distant learning.