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ILO report on Future of Work calls for effective lifelong learning systems

The International Labour Organization published its report on “Work for a brighter future“, by its Global Commission on the Future of Work. The report proposes a human-centred agenda for the future of work that strengthens the social contract by placing people and the work they do at the centre of economic and social policy and business practice. This agenda consists of three pillars of action, which in combination would drive growth, equity and sustainability for present and future generations:

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Integrating cultural diversity in higher education

After three long and rewarding years of work, the HE4u2 consortium and project coordinators are happy to announce that the HE4u2 project has achieved the targeted objectives and will be officially closed by 31 December 2018. The project had started in January 2016 funded under the Erasmus+ programme, aiming to address the needs of migrant or ethnic minority students via a better integration of cultural diversity into higher education teaching and learning practices.
The HE4u2 project has developed an approach […]

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Survival toolkit in post-factual societies

Our members at DARE concluded the 2 year STEPS project with the publication of the STEPS survival toolkit for EDC in Post-factual societies. Also the STEPS policy recommendations have made it in the meantime to several higher political levels and we receive a lot of feedback. The toolkit will be translated in the largest European language in order to feed the debate and discussion on youth work and EDC on the national levels. Make use of it and spread the […]

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Partnerships and Cooperation in Adult Learning

EAEA and its members strongly believe that the challenges faced by the adult education sector, and society at large, can only be solved in cooperation. The policy paper “Partnerships and Cooperations in Adult Learning” concludes the thematic work of EAEA on the topic in 2018.

Based on the collection of best practices, interviews and feedback from EAEA members, as well as desk research, the paper looks at the benefits of collaborative partnerships. It closes with recommendations for the policy level and […]

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Inclusive Mobility Alliance launched

The Inclusive Mobility Alliance project has started!
On the 27th and 28th of September 2018, more than 20 organisations with expertise in the fields of Youth mobility, Higher Education mobility and Disability have gathered in Brussels to start discussing and defining what it means to organise an Inclusive Mobility (aka a mobility that is fully inclusive and allows everybody to take part in it, regardless of their socio-economic background).

Since 2007, the number of students with disabilities taking part in Erasmus+ has been almost stagnating while the […]

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Future Students. Future Universities. Future Jobs – EURASHE 29th Annual Conference

29th EURASHE Annual Conference: Call for contributions is open
EURASHE has launched a call for contributions for its 29th Annual Conference ‘Future Students. Future Universities. Future Jobs. Professional Higher Education in the changing world.’ The conference will take place in Budapest (Hungary) on 16-17 May 2019 and will be hosted by the Hungarian Rectors’ Conference (MRK) with the support of the Ministry of Human Capacities of Hungary.
EURASHE invite universities of applied sciences’ leaders, the entire community of professional higher […]

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EAEA statement on Upskilling Pathways

The European Council adopted the Upskilling Pathways strategy in December 2016. EAEA has collected feedback from its members on the state of the implementation and the impact of this strategy, and would like to highlight some key recommendations based on the feedback.

EAEA has very much welcomed Upskilling Pathways as it is an ambitious basic skills strategy that would enable many of the adults in Europe with low basic skills to have their skills assessed, receive tailored learning provision and have […]

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The ECA report on transparency in EU funding and the need for a better definition of NGOs at EU level

As part of Civil Society Europe, the Lifelong Learning Platform participated to this reaction vis-à-vis the European Court of Auditors’ report 35/2018 on “Transparency of EU funds implemented by NGOs: more effort needed

Civil Society Europe welcomes the European Court of Auditors (ECA) report as a contribution to ensuring further transparency by the European Union on how EU money is spent. This will allow us to better show the added value of our work and stand ready to further improve in […]

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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 welcomes two new members

The LLLP’s General Assembly was held in Vienna, on July 7th. It was a moment of gathering, where all members could work together to identify key issues and shape the Platform’s direction for the next year.
Amid many important decisions, the GA also voted on the admission of new members to the LLLP’s family. Members unanimously welcomed:

the European Digital learning Network (DLearn) as full member
the Mediterranean Universities Union (UNIMED) as associate member

We are happy to […]

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