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The Platform is hiring!

Are you a student or young graduate looking for a placement (paid traineeship) and looking for an opportunity to to enter the job market at the European level in the field of lifelong learning in particular or more generally in education related to the following areas:

Policy analysis & Research
Project management
Communication & Event management

LLL-P is recruiting 1-2 team players, able to work within a multicultural environment and willing to be flexible but also able to stick to tight deadlines. […]


LLL-HUB Key Outcomes Published!

The Lifelong Learning Hub (LLL-HUB) project which brings together ten partners from eight European countries representing public authorities, civil society organisations, chambers of commerce and educational institutions came to an end in May this year. The  project aimed at fostering shared meaning about lifelong learning across Europe by encouraging cross-sectorial cooperation and dialogue about the European agenda at national and regional level. Key project results are a Comparative Report on the implementation of Lifelong Learning in Europe compiled by the LLLPlatform which includes […]


The LLLPlatform has a new director!

From 1 July 2016, the LLLPlatform will be directed by Brikena Xhomaqi. Before joining the Platform, Brikena was, among others, Head of Office at ESU and Director of ESN. She looks forward to meeting the network and work with you for the future of education in Europe. She can be contacted at


In 2017, Skills will be key!

Do you have a great idea for an innovative European Project on tackling skills challenges? Does it align with the priorities of the New Skills Agenda for Europe? Whether it is in higher education, school or vocational education and training, adult education, youth or sports, get ready to set up your European project proposal and benefit from EU funding. Skills will be key in 2017!
During a project development workshop on 9 December 2016 from 9.00 am to 3.30 pm, you will be able to meet potential partners and compose your […]


Erasmus+ Survey 2016 is launched! Participate and help us improve the Programme!

The Erasmus+ Survey 2016 is launched! The LLLPlatform makes an annual review of the Erasmus+ programme implementation and shares its results with policy-makers to enhance the application process and the content of the programme. This survey is conducted by the Platform to evaluate how beneficiaries have experienced the 2nd round of applications of the Erasmus+ programme: what do you think of Erasmus+? Are you satisfied with its new features? What problems did you encounter? What suggestions for improvement would […]


Save the Date for LLLWeek2016!

The LLLPlatform will be holding its 6th Lifelong Learning Week (LLLWeek) on 10-13 October 2016 in Brussels. This year the LLLWeek will be run in partnership with the European Youth Forum. It is also supported by the LLL Interest Group and the Youth Intergroup. 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 […]


The LLL-P calls for ensuring access to education for refugees – #World Refugee Day

There is certainly not enough investment in the response that brings hope: education. Refugee children and adolescents are five times more likely than their non-refugee peers to not have access to education. On the occasion of the World Refugee Day, the LLL-P would like to remind that education is a public good and a human right, and that access to inclusive, equitable and good quality educational opportunities and assistance for all learners of any age must be ensured. Indeed, they […]


The LLLPlatform welcomes the adoption of the New Skills Agenda for Europe

On 10 June, European Commissioners Thyssen and Katainen announced the adoption of a new and comprehensive Skills Agenda for Europe, officially launched on 20 June in Brussels. The aim of this new policy framework is to ensure that the right training, skills and support is available to European Union citizens and to equip them for good-quality jobs and help them fulfil their potential as confident, active citizens. It will ultimately boost employability, competitiveness and growth in Europe. The LLLPlatform would also […]


Education Policies and Practices to Foster Tolerance, Respect for Diversity and Civic Responsibility

This NESET report on “Education Policies and Practices to Foster Tolerance, Respect for Diversity and Civic Responsibility in Children and Young People” reviews relevant European and international research in order to reveal how European education systems can better prepare future citizens for tolerance, respect for diversity and civic responsibility. The report highlights evidence-based best practices that have demonstrated their value across time and geographical boundaries. These practices can serve as a useful starting point for developing effective initiatives in […]


Education as a tool for the economic integration of migrants

This report of EENNE (European Expert Network on Economic of Education) examines the role of education in fostering the economic integration of immigrants. The publication looks at the educational attainment and considers how language skills affect the educational outcomes and the integration. The book investiga- tes the influence of the organization of schools and teachers. In the final section, they discuss if higher edu- cation can affect the attitudes of the native population towards immigrants and thereby favour their integration.