The “well-being” dimension of learning is becoming key in today’s society. Learning plays an important role in improving the quality of people’s lives, in particular the most deprived. In partnership with the Educational Disadvantage Centre, Institute of Education, Dublin City University and Cedefop, the LLLPlatform has addressed the key issue of Community Lifelong Learning Centres as hubs for the blooming of a true lifelong learning approach in our societies. We analysed the current policy context and built on the latest recommendations to […]More
News - 31st January 2019
The European Commission’s DG EAC and the Lifelong Learning Platform cooperated in the preparation of the Future of Learning Forum and Civil Society Day on 24-25 January. LLLP President Gina Ebner joined Commissioner Navracsics, Romanian Minister for National Education Ecaterina Andronescu, and MEP Petra Kammerevert in the opening keynote speeches of the Forum. Minister Andronescu outlined the Romanian Presidency’s ambitions for the Council recommendation on high-quality Early Childhood Education and Care, in addition to highlighting the central role […]More
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ILO report on Future of Work calls for effective lifelong learning systems
The International Labour Organization published its report on “Work for a brighter future“, by its Global Commission on the Future of Work. The report proposes a human-centred agenda for the future of work that strengthens the social contract by placing people and the work they do at the centre of economic and social policy and business practice. This agenda consists of three pillars of action, which in combination would drive growth, equity and sustainability for present and future generations:
Integrating cultural diversity in higher education
After three long and rewarding years of work, the HE4u2 consortium and project coordinators are happy to announce that the HE4u2 project has achieved the targeted objectives and will be officially closed by 31 December 2018. The project had started in January 2016 funded under the Erasmus+ programme, aiming to address the needs of migrant or ethnic minority students via a better integration of cultural diversity into higher education teaching and learning practices.[…]
The HE4u2 project has developed an approach
Survival toolkit in post-factual societies
Our members at DARE concluded the 2 year STEPS project with the publication of the STEPS survival toolkit for EDC in Post-factual societies. Also the STEPS policy recommendations have made it in the meantime to several higher political levels and we receive a lot of feedback. The toolkit will be translated in the largest European language in order to feed the debate and discussion on youth work and EDC on the national levels. Make use of it and spread the[…]
Partnerships and Cooperation in Adult Learning
EAEA and its members strongly believe that the challenges faced by the adult education sector, and society at large, can only be solved in cooperation. The policy paper “Partnerships and Cooperations in Adult Learning” concludes the thematic work of EAEA on the topic in 2018.
Based on the collection of best practices, interviews and feedback from EAEA members, as well as desk research, the paper looks at the benefits of collaborative partnerships. It closes with recommendations for the policy level and[…]
Inclusive Mobility Alliance launched
The Inclusive Mobility Alliance project has started!
On the 27th and 28th of September 2018, more than 20 organisations with expertise in the fields of Youth mobility, Higher Education mobility and Disability have gathered in Brussels to start discussing and defining what it means to organise an Inclusive Mobility (aka a mobility that is fully inclusive and allows everybody to take part in it, regardless of their socio-economic background).
Since 2007, the number of students with disabilities taking part in Erasmus+ has been almost stagnating while the[…]
Future Students. Future Universities. Future Jobs – EURASHE 29th Annual Conference
29th EURASHE Annual Conference: Call for contributions is open[…]
EURASHE has launched a call for contributions for its 29th Annual Conference ‘Future Students. Future Universities. Future Jobs. Professional Higher Education in the changing world.’ The conference will take place in Budapest (Hungary) on 16-17 May 2019 and will be hosted by the Hungarian Rectors’ Conference (MRK) with the support of the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary.
EURASHE invite universities of applied sciences’ leaders, the entire community of professional higher