On May 22nd, the European Commission has released an additional package to advance in building a European Education Area by 2025, as announced in the November’s communication ahead of the Gothenburg Summit. This package seeks to reinforce the cultural dimension of the European Union and bolster youth participation. It includes a new set of measures for Education, a new Youth Strategy and a new Agenda […]More
News - 26th April 2018
In the context of the public campaign on copyright reform, the Lifelong Learning Platform has endorsed the open letter to EU Ambassadors to ask for a comprehsnsive reform that bears in mind the implication of copyright in education settings. The network seeks to stop this rushed EU copyright reform and addressed itself to the EU Member State Ambassadors and Deputy Ambassadors ahead of the 27 April meeting of the Committee of the Permanent Representatives of the Governments […]More
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SAVE THE DATE – Strategy/Job/Society for VET – Venice may 28th 2018 – Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista
EVTA (European Vocational Education and Training Association) and ENAIP NET, the Italian consortium of regional Enaip bodies, promote the event “Strategy/Job/Society for VET”, which will be held in Venice on the 28th of May in the majestic location of Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista.
Distinguished keynote speakers will debate on VET’s future trends within nowadays ever-changing society and labour market:
Joao Santos, Deputy Head of Unit VET Vocational training, Apprenticeship & Adult Learning – D.G. Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion at European[…]
Launch of the EU survey ‘Vocational Education and Training 2035’
The European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop) is currently working on a project focusing on the ‘Changing Nature and Role of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Europe‘. The research will support the European Commission and the EU Member States in setting objectives for post-2020 European cooperation in the area of vocational education and training. The project is coordinated by 3s Unternehmensberatung and consortium partners include Danish Technological Institute (DTI, DNK), University of Warwick (IER, UK), Tallinn University (IISS, EST), Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini (FGB, IT), and the Federal[…]
BETA Europe – Interview with David López
This interview appeared on BETA Europe’s March newsletter[…]
Tell us a bit about yourself – your academic background, and how your career path led you to Lifelong Learning Platform?
Education is the revolving centre of my personal and professional path; it has always been and will continue to guide my actions. My studies focused broadly on civilisation and language, but also in administration, economics and most of all social studies. I was originally a teacher in primary school, and
PLA on “linguistic and cultural diversity” in Helsinki, Finland
From SIRIUS Network newsletter[…]
Two days long peer learning activity (PLA) on “linguistic and cultural diversity- integration of migrants through inclusive education in schools” held in Helsinki, Finland, on March 22-23. The activity was organized by the European Commission and hosted by the Ministry of education and culture, Finland. SIRIUS’ member, Nafisa Yeasmin, from the University of Lapland, Finland, was invited to attend the PLA on behalf of the Lifelong Learning Platform (LLLP) representing both the LLLP and SIRIUS.
EAEA’s open call for Grundtvig award
Each year, the EAEA celebrates innovation and excellence in adult education by awarding successful adult education projects. This year, the EAEA Grundtvig Awards – themed “Cooperations and Partnerships” – will be given to projects that produce new partnerships and promote innovative cooperations. All participating projects will get European-wide visibility – don’t miss the opportunity! Read more about the criteria and apply by completing the submission form on the EAEA website by April 15th!
A Bachelor is a Bachelor: EURASHE releases a statement on Recognition of Qualifications
EURASHE (European Association of Institutions in Higher Education) released its position on the recognition of qualifications. The statement responds to the EU’s public consultation on promoting the mutual recognition of qualifications and study periods abroad. This should serve for further EC recommendations within the discussion on European Education Area.
EURASHE holds the view that each level of the three-tier system including the Short Cycle Higher Education has a generic quality and value, irrespective the ‘status’ of the institution and the[…]