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The LLLPlatform announces its General Assembly 2019

The Lifelong Learning Platform is happy to announce that it will be holding its 2019 General Assembly on 21 June in Brussels, Belgium, in its headquarters in Rue de l’Industrie 10. The G.A. will follow the annual conference and will see the participation of the whole LLLP membership.

Members will gather to discuss the general direction of the LLLP, and will also proceed to the election of three new Steering Committee members. The rotation systems foresees that three members of the Steering Committee will end […]

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Working together to support the 43%

On 26 March, the Lifelong Learning Platform and ALL DIGITAL gathered European stakeholders to tackle the burning issue of digital skills and media literacy. Striking data lays before our eyes: 43% of European citizens lack digital skills to be able to fully participate in and benefit from the digital society. How do we work together to support them? This was the key question that representatives of EU institutions, civil society organisations, education institutions and practitioners came together to […]

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Civil Society Day – Outcomes of the Consultation with NGOs

The Civil Society Day, co-organised by the European Commission Directorate General for Education, Culture, Youth and Sports and the Lifelong Learning Platform as a follow up to the Future of Learning Forum, was held on 25 January 2019 in Brussels, Belgium.
Participating NGOs engaged in the topic “Future of Learning: next priorities of the education and training framework considering current societal challenges”. We discussed education and training, and what it needs to take up a more prominent role when addressing demographic […]

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Save the date for LLLP Annual Conference 2019

The Lifelong Learning Platform is happy to announce the dates of its next Annual Conference for 19-20 June 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. The debates will turn around the exciting and topical theme of “Learning Democracy, Values and Participation”.

2019 will be a crucial year for Europe, as the political landscape is compelled to change in the May elections: through this topic the LLLPlatform will seek to bring back the discussions around citizenship education, active citizenship, and the values that inform […]

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Peer learning on validation of transversal skills through volunteering

The Lifelong Learning Platform and the European Volunteer Centre with the support of Cedefop organised a peer learning activity in Brussels, on 22-23 January. The PLA looked at the way validation approaches identify and document soft and/or transversal skills and competences. Using learning outcomes of – mainly but not solely – volunteering activities, participants discussed how to strengthen the conceptual basis of validation and how to further cooperate.
Around 50 participants from NGOs, European institutions, national governments and research centres […]

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LLLWeek18 – Lifelong Learning Culture in the European Parliament

The 8th edition of the Lifelong Learning Week took place in the European Parliament on 3-7 December 2018. It was a dense week of debates, discussions and reflections upon the LLLP’s theme of the year: Lifelong Learning Culture: A partnership for rethinking education.

The week kicked-off with a lively LLL Civil Society Forum in the splendid Fondation Universitaire. Civil society organisations active in education and training debated their own role vis-à-vis the latest EU policy, and their contribution […]

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Press release – Lifelong Learning Interest Group on “Investing in education and lifelong learning”

The third meeting of the Lifelong Learning Interest Group of the European Parliament in 2018 took place on 4 December as part of the 2018 Lifelong Learning Week. Organised by the Lifelong Learning Platform (LLLP) and the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA), the meeting gave the opportunity to Members of the European Parliament, representatives of civil society and stakeholders from all sectors of education and training to discuss the topic of Investing in […]

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LLLAwards 2018 – Announcement of the winners

In 2016, the Lifelong Learning Platform launched the Lifelong Learning Awards to celebrate creative and inclusive practices. The aim of the Lifelong Learning Award is to give visibility to innovative practices taking place all over Europe in order to attract public attention on lifelong learning as well as to inspire new practices and policies. Because of this, the Lifelong Learning Platform selects each year its annual specific priorities, and sets its advocacy strategy on it. The LLLAwards are one of the tools that […]

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2019 ATEE Winter Conference on STEM Education

The 2019 ATEE Winter Conference – Braga, April 15th-17th – focuses on Science and Mathematics Education in the 21st century. Check here the presentation flyer and visit the website for more information. 

It aims at fostering a deep discussion of the following issues related to the conference theme:

Innovative approaches to teaching science / mathematics
Technologically enhanced science / mathematics education
Science / mathematics education and the STEM agenda
Science / mathematics education in multicultural and inclusive schools
Science / mathematics teacher education in a changing world
21st […]

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The LLLPlatform announces an extraordinary general assembly

The Lifelong Learning Platform is happy to announce that it will be holding an Extraordinary General Assembly on 25 March 2019 in Brussels, Belgium.
LLLP’s Steering Committee decided to call for an Extraordinary General Assembly in order to revise the Statutes and Internal Rules of the organisation. These crucial internal documents will be object of revision to ensure the smooth progression of LLLP in the democratic and inclusive way that has always featured amid our core values. Membership categories will also be […]

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