VIENNA – The Annual Conference of the Lifelong Learning Platform on “Lifelong Learning Culture: A partnership for rethinking education” took place at the very beginning of the Austrian Presidency of the European Union.
On 5-6 July over a hundred representatives from the education and culture sectors including political representatives, civil society organisations, academics and practitioners gathered in Vienna for the Lifelong Learning Platform’s Annual Conference “Lifelong Learning Culture: A partnership for rethinking education”. The purpose of the conference was to highlight […]
Come and Join us at the InnoVal’s final conference!
The Lifelong Learning Platform and its InnoVal project partners are happy to invite you to the European Conference on Innovative Assessment Methods for Validation.
We will take stock of the recent policy developments in line with the 2012 Council Recommendation on Validation of Non-Formal and Informal Learning (VNFIL), and discuss the next steps forward.
The second part will be about InnoVal project outcomes focusing on innovative assessment methods targeting ‘disadvantaged groups’. The consortium partners will showcase numerous […]
When? 5 – 6 July 2018
Where? Vienna, Austria – TU Wien
What? A partnership between lifelong learning and culture
Why? To rethink education in Europe: from validation and recognition to learning environments, all of this with the unmistakable LLLP’s holistic approach
Who? Members, experts, academics, learners, civil society organisations, national, EU and international representatives: all together to debate this great topic!
We start with sparkles and fireworks! For the opening ceremony, we invited a distinguished panel to discuss Bulgarian and Austrian […]
On 1-2 June The Lifelong Learning Platform participated in the European Youth Event 2018 and contributed actively to the Yo!Fest 2018. Both events took place in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, to celebrate European youth and its contribution to shaping the future of Europe. The delegation of the LLLP was composed of 11 young Europeans: from the Platform and from member organisations like ESU, EucA and EUF, we all participated to bring the lifelong learning perspective […]
When? 6-9 September 2018
Where? Marseille, France
Liberal democracy is in a state of crisis. Worldwide, a “democratic recession” can be observed, even in countries that have long claimed a leading role in defending and spreading democratic values and freedoms. Uncertainties about the future of the European Union and its transformation into a “Citizens’ Europe” are shaping the run-up to the European Parliament elections in May 2019. At the same time we observe new signals for a renewed emphasis on the value […]
Brussels, 7 June 2018
On 6 June the European Parliament’s Lifelong Learning Interest Group met to discuss the topic of 21st Century Learning Environments: where is non-formal and informal learning in the Future of Learning? The meeting brought together Members of the European Parliament, representatives of the European Commission, civil society organisations and other stakeholders to discuss the concept of learning environments and explore the relationship between such environments across formal, non-formal and informal settings. In that respect, the meeting […]
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 […]
The LLLWeek has over time become a milestone in the European education agenda, thanks to the support of civil society actors and of Members of the European Parliament, bringing together learners and educators, field workers and policy-makers, […]
The Lifelong Learning Platform is happy to announce that it will be holding its 2018 General Assembly on 7 July in Vienna, Austria. 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 four new Steering Committee members. The rotation systems foresees that three members of the Steering Committee will end their […]
Culture and Education for All: Building the Skills for More Resilient Societies
Brussels, 16 March 2018
Civil society organisation, European and International Institutions, permanent representations, universities, teachers and stakeholders came together on March 14th to discuss a common approach to linking culture and education. In light of the European Year of Cultural Heritage and the European Commission’s 2017 Communication on “Strengthening European Identity through Education and Culture” the debate aimed at discussing possible synergies between the two policy fields […]