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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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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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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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EU to increase money for Social innovation

LLLP attended the final event of the Social Innovation Community in Seville, where the declaration was signed and at the WEB summit the Commissioner Margrethe Vestager announced the intention to increase the investment in social innovation. The need for more social transformation is obvious especially in the area of education and training to respond to the fast change of the labour market and the needs for skills. New ways of teaching, learning, new formats and technology.

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LLLP involved in new project on validation in volunteering which has kicked off in Helsinki!

On 29-30 of October partners from 5 countries met in Helsinki to kick off the ImproVal project, which, over the next two years, will focus on improving validation in the voluntary sector.
At the first partner meeting in Helsinki the partners shared their experiences from previous validation projects and presented their own projects to the partners. They discussed the first project outputs and worked together to define the changes they would like to see in the sector and […]

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Open Your Eyes project kicked off in Sofia on November 15-16

The Open Your Eyes project kicked off in Sofia on November 15-16. Seven partners from six European countries met in Bulgaria to open the first phase of works on the new KA2 project targeting adult learners and the spread of disinformation online.

This first project meeting set the basis for the next 26 months of cooperation: the partners brought to the table their interests and expertise in the field of digital skills and online disinformation, agreed on the steps to undertake […]

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