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2013: Rethinking Learning: Transversal Competences in the spotlight

“Rethinking Learning: Transversal competences in the spotlight” was the theme of EUCIS-LLL Annual Conference 2013 that took place on 14 May in Vilnius, Lithuania. Check out the Final Report. The aim of EUCIS-LLL Annual Conference 2013 “Rethinking Learning: Transversal competences in the spotlight” was to create a debate around the concept and role of transversal competences in the framework of the European strategy on “Rethinking Education”. Contributing every day through grassroots initiatives to equip people with […]

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2012: Social Innovation for Active Inclusion

Our Annual Conference on “Social innovation for active inclusion” gathered more than 100 participants from all over Europe that came to listen to our high level speakers and exchange knowledge and good practices. EUCIS-LLL would like to send many thanks to all our speakers, workshop animators and participants for having made of this day a fruitful and enthusiastic learning process but also a great leap forward for social innovation and active inclusion. Read the Final Report!

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2011: The role, place and value of volunteering

Volunteers play an essential role within education and training organisations in the formal and non-formal systems. For instance, it is crucial to look at the role of volunteering to develop skills and competencies for personal, social and civic development as well as to look at ways of recognizing or validating them. Educational providers have also a specific role to play regarding volunteering in terms of guidance and training. The conference will tackle these issues notably during its four thematic workshops. […]

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2010: the social dimension of Education and Training

More than 90 participants from various sectors of education and training, European, national and local authorities and social partners, were invited to discuss and share their perspectives and experiences on four main topics: active aging and intergenerational solidarity; social innovation in Lifelong learning: new ways to provide new skills for new societies, fighting social inclusion and poverty: investing in LLL, the key to economic and social recovery and Mobility for all: removing the barriers, creating opportunities.
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2007: Autonomy of universities in Europe, what for?

EUCIS-LLL organised an international conference on the autonomy of European universities during the European Education Fair held in Paris, on 23 November 2007. This conference was facilitated by our secretary general, Michel FEUTRIE, who is also president of the European University Continuing Education Network of contuining (EUCEN). It gathered around 150 persons to discuss about higher education reform in France in a European context. This case study led participants to discuss the ultimate goals of such reforms. Is an increased […]

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2006: Non formal education, a project for the inhabitants in the city?

This seminar took place on 13 September 2006 in Lyon, France, in the frame of the Preparatory days of the IX International Congress of Educating Cities that was held on 14-17 September 2006 in Lyon, France. It was organized by EUCIS-LLL is close collaboration with French organisations: Ligue de lenseignement, CEMEA, Francas and Leo Lagrange. More than 160 persons came to discuss, exchange and compare, their reflections on the role of non formal education in the city and on its […]

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2004: Skills for life, a Key to LLL

The Conference “Skills for life as the key to lifelong learning, towards achieving the Lisbon strategy”, held on 17 May 2004 in Brussels, was the culmination of the first year’s work of the European Civil Society Platform on Lifelong Learning. Representatives of its six member organisations, EAEA, EVTA, EFVET, EURO-WEA, SOLIDAR and CSR Europe, had worked together to identify key issues and analysed sixty examples of practice, from which 25 best practice examples had been selected to illustrate seven main requirements […]

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