The Ländliche Erwachsenenbildung Thüringen e.V. (Rural adult education Thuringia; LEB) is an educational institution acknowledged by the Thuringian law and provides adult education since 1991. We operate four regional offices and organize educational activities all over Thuringia. The LEB possesses 150 member-groups and associations in Thuringia and support them in their educational work.
On regional level the LEB provides qualification activities dependent on requirements by the labor market, e.g. qualification for child minders and assistant for elderly/ people with dementia.
Since 2015 we are engaged in the educational work with refugees.
The LEB is working in several educational projects on a European level for more than 10 years. The topics are: the enhancement of early childhood education; enhancing the methodology skills of people who work in adult education; regional development through counselling and education and the improvement of the support of youngsters in their vocational orientation and integration.
Another well-established field of work is the organization and implementation of learning mobilities in Europe, e.g., mobilities within the Leonardo and SeVIL program as well as GRUNDTVIG mobility projects.
Since 2014 we successfully operate and implement learning mobilities for several topics to enhance the quality and the internationalization of adult education in Thuringia.
We are currently working in the national program „MobiPro-EU“, promoted by the Federal Employment Agency. Within this program we support youngsters from Spain, Greece, Romania and Bulgaria during their apprenticeship in Thuringia. The assistance refers to language, professional and social support. Besides the aim of a completed apprenticeship our task is to foster the social integration of the youngsters in Germany.