The “Fortress Europe”, the closer economic and political union of diverse peoples built on the exclusion of “Others”, is showing its cracks under the pressure of millions of migrants, refugees and asylum applicants. This is a crucial moment for the European Union, as its members are divided over their responses. The ENCATC Academy will seek to understand the situation from the point of view of culture and the arts: the context and background of the crisis, as well as its […]
Do you have an EU-funded project linked to entrepreneurial learning? Submit your project now and showcase it to policy makers and practitioners across Europe! Then “Practice into Policy: Entrepreneurial Learning (#PiPEnT)” is made for you! #PiPEnT is a pilot initiative to demonstrate the collective learning, value and impact of EU projects linked to entrepreneurial learning. It will trial a new approach to gathering and showcasing learning from a wide range of EU funded projects within a specific thematic area, with […]
The LLLPlatform is happy to announce that the LLLWeek2017 will take place on 20-24 November in Brussels. This year and for the first time, the week will be organised in partnership with the European Commission and its VET Week. The Platform has also renewed its successful partnership with the European Youth Forum for the organisation of the week again this year. The LLLWeek aims to raise awareness on lifelong learning’s capacity to answer many challenges of […]
EPA General Assembly and International Conference : A more socially just Europe for children and parents? will be taking place on April 22th and 24th, 2017 in Paphos, Cyprus.
On 25 March the heads of EU states will gather for an informal summit in Rome to make major decisions on the future or Europe. As President Juncker has declared, from now on they wish to focus on achieving a social AAA rating for Europe. The European Commission is promising to release a White Paper […]
The LLLPlatform is pleased to announce it will be holding its Annual Conference 2017 in Estonia on the theme of Education in the Digital World. The Conference will take place on 31 may and 1 June. This event will call on participants to question the influence of digital technologies on pedagogy: how new technologies transform the teaching and learning experience, how education should adapt to deliver new and future skills, and more generally, how educational policies are designed in the digital era. Stay tuned for more information!
The learning community of tomorrow, what will it look like? The speed at which society has evolved in the last decades makes it difficult to conceive what might be happening in 10 years, let alone 20 or 50. But this is not enough to stop us from hoping for a better future. On the contrary, it seems the perfect time to design the society we dream of, and what role education will play in realising it! The LLLPlatform held […]
The 6th edition of the Lifelong Learning Week (#LLLWeek16) was held from 10 to 13 October in Brussels, gathering circa 200 policy-makers and educational stakeholders representing civil society organisations, academics and decision-makers, highlighting the key role lifelong learning plays in facing major societal challenges nowadays. Read the final report...
The LLLWeek2016 invited participants to discuss key challenges for educational policies, namely the impact of the economic and social crisis, migration flows, the emergence of populist movements or terrorist […]
The continuous crisis has claimed a lot of victims, with young people being particularly vulnerable and resulting in 14 million young people who are not in employment, education or training. In the course of the project young NEETs, youth workers, and volunteers became empowered through peer-to-peer learning to engage in social and democratic processes in their local communities to better advocate for youth rights and access to quality employment opportunities. During the final conference on 7 December in Brussels, the […]
The conference will take place in San Sebastian-Donostia, Spain on 2-7 April 2017. The conference will build around several key themes and topics to reflect on the prospects and challenges posed by the key question “How can History Education Change Today?” through a close look at the intersections of past & present, local & global perspectives. This thematic question is motivated by the current challenges in Europe and the rest of the world is facing where the role […]
The European Alliance for Volunteering (EAV) is organising its second Policy Breakfast on 7 December in Mundo J from 8.30 to 9.30 am. This meeting is jointly organised with two members of the Alliance: the European Youth Forum and WOSM. The main aim of this meeting is to coordinate our advocacy work on the current EU initiatives on volunteering for the year ahead and the follow up of the New Skills Agenda. The need to have this short, but hopefully effective meeting, […]