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A more socially just Europe for children and parents?

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 […]

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Save the Date for LLLPlatform Annual Conference 2017!

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!

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2016: Imagining the learning community of tomorrow

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 […]

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LLLWeek2016 Report: Learning to Live Together

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 […]

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Decent Future for Today’s Youth: Final conference of the WOW Project

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 […]

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EUROCLIO Annual Conference: Intersections: How can history education change today?

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 […]

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EAV Breakfast Meeting on the New Skills Agenda in relation to volunteering

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, […]

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EU Funding for Young Researchers at EAPRIL Conference

EAPRIL’s Annual Conference 2016 held in Porto on 22-25 November gathered over 300 participants, mainly teachers, practitioners and researchers. The focus was on digitalisation in education. Innovative competence assessment projects from Serbia, Netherlands and Belgium were the nominees of the Best Research and Practices Awards this year; The Netherlands won with the project “Guiding Effective Student Questioning.” LLLP Director attended the event contributing with a session dedicated to EU funding for young researchers together with European Association of Erasmus […]

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Consultation on Inclusive Education: Civil Society Day 2016 Outcomes

The Civil Society Day, co-organised by the European Commission Directorate General for Education, Culture, Youth and Sports and the Lifelong Learning Platform, was held on 19 October in Brussels, as introduction to the Education, Training and Youth Forum (20-21 October). Gathering a wide number of educational stakeholders, the Commission invited them to deliver an opinion to feed its upcoming communication. The key messages are available in the Consultation Outcomes.
This year’s focus was on “Promoting inclusive education and […]

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